Expectations of what it means to be feminine, or what it means to be a woman, vary wildly based on cultural and societal factors. But why are women looked at differently than men in the first place? It isn’t just the anatomy; traditions, expectations, and societal definitions of what it means to be a “normal girl” all play a part. When women choose to break these expectations or definitions, not only is it unexpected, but often it is feared or mocked. When we treat “different” as something shameful, it hurts our developing young women. We need to redefine what “feminine” means. It’s time for girls to step up and change the definition “normal girl,” but we can’t do it alone. We need your help to create Our Own Femininity.
https://i0.wp.com/tedxtopeka.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Sophie.jpg?fit=1280%2C778&ssl=1 778 1280 Mikki Burcher https://tedxtopeka.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/TEDx_logo_TOPEKA_stacked_06.png Mikki Burcher2016-10-09 17:25:042016-10-09 17:25:04Sophie Brazington: Our Own Femininity