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{{Quote|History of Magic needs to teach more WITCH history and less WIZARD history.|A female [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] student states her belief that the [[History of Magic]] curriculum is too male-centric.|Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)}}
 
{{Quote|History of Magic needs to teach more WITCH history and less WIZARD history.|A female [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] student states her belief that the [[History of Magic]] curriculum is too male-centric.|Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)}}
 
'''Feminism''' is a philosophy which holds women should have political, social, and economic rights equal to men's.<ref>"[[wikipedia:Feminism|Feminism]] on Wikipedia</ref>
 
'''Feminism''' is a philosophy which holds women should have political, social, and economic rights equal to men's.<ref>"[[wikipedia:Feminism|Feminism]] on Wikipedia</ref>

Latest revision as of 02:19, November 2, 2012

"History of Magic needs to teach more WITCH history and less WIZARD history."
—A female Hogwarts student states her belief that the History of Magic curriculum is too male-centric.[src]

Feminism is a philosophy which holds women should have political, social, and economic rights equal to men's.[1]

Minerva McGonagall was "always something of a feminist."[2] When she announced she would be keeping her maiden name after marrying Elphinstone Urquart, traditionalists reacted with disapproval, wondering why she did not want to take the surname of a pure-blood family and give up the surname of her Muggle father.[2]

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  1. "Feminism on Wikipedia
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pottermore biography of Minerva McGonagall (transcription available here)

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