To me, feminism is validation. I speak for myself when I say that I feel empowered to do what I want, when I want, and how I want. I speak for Americans when I say that as women, we seek more.
I posted this on my Facebook and a friend of mine wisely suggested posting here, since there is a global base.
A great contrast--a dichotomy in nature--presents itself to inhabitants of my land. Wildnerness paints itself in darkness and in brightness, in shadows and in rainbows--depending on the season.