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this is what a feminist looks like

This video was produced by an organization called the Feminist Majority Foundation. It features several celebrities all describing their own definitions of what it means to be a feminist. Motioning toward themselves and their friends, each of the men and women featured in the video is happy to declare that, “This is what a feminist looks like.” The aim of the video is to show the great diversity — in terms of age, ethnicity and gender — among those who all consider themselves to be feminists.


What descriptive terms come to mind when you think of the word “feminist”? Are they mostly positive, negative, or some mix of both? What has influenced your perception of what it means to be a feminist?

How would you personally define feminism? Do you consider yourself a feminist? Why or why not?

What do you see as the aim of this video? Why would the producers aim to show such diversity in terms of who considers themselves to be feminists?

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