The Feminist Shirt Has The Internet Going Wild
J. Crew found itself in the midst of an internet storm this week after it posted a photo of its new children’s line with a political twist.
The photo in question shows a young boy who can’t be older than 5 or 6 in a washed pink shirt that reads “I am a feminist too.”
I’m not sure what J. Crew was going for here. Whether they thought everyone would love this shirt or nobody would notice, this simply was not the case. Because a huge chunk of the internet noticed and had some very differing opinions on the matter.
Y’all… don’t make your children pawns in your political game. It ain’t cute. I work in politics and my almost 5 yr old doesn’t even know what I do or who the president is. All she knows is that I talk to her “uncle @benshapiro.” https://t.co/1OGOdyutjW
— Elisha (@ElishaKrauss) May 30, 2018
Wonder if these angry parents are the same ones that buy “future ladies man” shirts for their sons, who could one day be gay. You might say “oh but those shirts are cute.”
I think seeing a kid that advocates equal rights for everyone is pretty damn cute.https://t.co/YRVedEFhuI
— Bailey Parker (@BaileyParker_) May 31, 2018
This hurts my brain. Isn’t it exhausting to get so offended by everything. Like are you trying to raise your son to not believe in equality or? Feminism isn’t political. It’s about recognizing women are human. Lordt.
— Lilly Singh (@IISuperwomanII) June 1, 2018
maybe what feminism use to stand for this could be acceptable but the modern feminist ideals of crying rape and misogyny ruined the movements name. let kids make up their own minds when they’re of age to think for themselves. – https://t.co/gNFDRcBbdm
— Kyler (@Mvlons) May 31, 2018
J. Crew is also selling children’s shirts with the phrase “Love First” on them in honor of Pride Month. 50% of the proceeds will benefit the Human Rights Campaign and help to raise awareness for LGBTQ rights.
— C. C. Pecknold (@ccpecknold) May 31, 2018
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