War is a Feminist Issue

Quin at Punk-Ass Blog must have been in the midst of some migraine-inducing flame wars recently, because why else would one need to spell out for people that “Anti-War IS Feminist“?

Being anti-war and being feminist are not mutually exclusive. After all, it’s impossible to support gender equality for women who you’re killing, or even for whom you’re just creating a constantly life-threatening environment. War zones, even once they’re ex-war zones, are where rights for women go to die.

By all means, go read the rest of the post. By turns funny, outraged and pertinent. Plus some heartbreaking photos to bring the point home.

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