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Why I need feminism~

Because…
I am sick of the dirty looks for being on drumline.

I should not be called a slut when I choose to wear my drumline hoodie. It’s my body, I earned my hoodie!

I should have never been questioned multiple times in middle school for carrying my drumsticks in the hall to the band room,when a friend next to me was carrying his and didn’t get questioned for carrying a “weapon.”

“Like a girl” should not be used as an insult for my musical talents.

I shouldn’t have to deal with the bullshit of people telling me that I will never be able to march drum corps because I have boobs!

I am tired of people doubting my abilities because of my gender.

I should not have people looking down on me in the lot at a competition.

“Oh you will never get a boyfriend since you are on drumline. Boys like quiet,reserved,ladylike girls. All you do is hit shit and hangout with guys!” Excuse me, is this the 1900s? I’ll hangout with who I want whether that be guys or girls. I’ll hit shit with the support of my boyfriend for your information.

I should not be questioned when going to get my varsity jacket that I’m a girl on drumline by a grown woman.

Being a girl who is a percussionist should not define me in a negative way.

I need feminism because all I want is to be treated as an equal…not just a girl.

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Hell Yea! Girls can do it too. \m/