Is it time to come out of the closet?

I'm a feminist. I feel like I should back this up by showing you the embers of my burnt out over – the – shoulder -  boulder -  holders but that is both an outdated idea and very impractical. The thought of burning my bras and effectively turning into a hermit is frightening. For everyone. But yes, I am still a feminist. And I'm pretty sure most people are too. They've just not realised it. For me, it was a slow dawning of realisation and then suddenly I was there. A full-blown feminist who was ok with being a feminist. I think I was a closet feminist for a long time. I agreed that women were equal and deserved to be treated so but I was a bit scared by the label of feminist. The way feminists were depicted as shouty, ranty, fairly unkempt women (because feminists don't believe in washing) put me off getting my membership card and a sticker for our...
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