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''Services: [https://forum.feministwiki.org/ FeministForum] - [https://chat.feministwiki.org/ FeministChat] - [https://blogs.feministwiki.org FeministBlog] - [https://files.feministwiki.org/ FeministFiles] - [https://mail.feministwiki.org/ FeministMail] - [[Help:IRC|FeministIRC]] - [https://add-member.feministwiki.org/ Add a member]''
 
''Services: [https://forum.feministwiki.org/ FeministForum] - [https://chat.feministwiki.org/ FeministChat] - [https://blogs.feministwiki.org FeministBlog] - [https://files.feministwiki.org/ FeministFiles] - [https://mail.feministwiki.org/ FeministMail] - [[Help:IRC|FeministIRC]] - [https://add-member.feministwiki.org/ Add a member]''
  
Welcome to '''FeministWiki''', a wiki and a digital home for the feminist community.
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Welcome to '''FeministWiki''', a wiki and aspiring digital home for the feminist community.
  
A wiki is a knowledge-base like an encyclopedia, but managed by the public.  The FeministWiki specializes on feminism, and is managed by feminists and their supporters.  Further, the FeministWiki aims to offer a complete "digital home" for feminists, including a forum, a messaging/chat system, file storage, and more.
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A ''wiki'' is a knowledge-base like an encyclopedia, but managed by the public.  The FeministWiki specializes on feminism, and is managed by feminists and their supporters.  It aims to archive and present information relevant to feminism, and explain feminist perspectives to the reader.
  
To become a member, contact an existing member and let them know about your commitment to the feminist cause.  You can also contact the technician by mailing to admin@feministwiki.org.
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Further, the FeministWiki aims to offer a complete "digital home" for feminists, including a discussion forum, a messaging/chat system, private and shared online storage for large files, and more.  You don't need to provide any personally identifying information to become a member, nor do you need to pay; the modest number of users makes the platform cheap to run.
  
'''NOTICE:''' The @FeministWiki Twitter account is currently defunct because of a problem with Twitter where the email verification link isn't sent out.
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There are a few ways to become a member:
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* Contact an existing member who can vouch for your trustworthiness, and have them create an account for you by using the [https://account.feministwiki.org/add-member.html Add Member] form.
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* Use the [https://account.feministwiki.org/register.html Registration Request] form to ask for an account.  You must be able to prove your trustworthiness.
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* Ask for an account by manually contacting admin@feministwiki.org or by messaging an official social media account of the FeministWiki, like on Twitter or facebook.  Again, you must be able to prove your trustworthiness.
  
Once you are a member, you will be given a username and password with which you can log in to all FeministWiki services. To log in to the wiki itself (which you are reading right now), use the small "Log in" link at the very top right of the page.
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Twitter: [https://twitter.com/@FemWikiOfficial @FemWikiOfficial] <br/>
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Facebook: [https://www.facebook.com/FeministWiki/ FeministWiki]
  
See the '''[[FW:Welcome|Welcome page]]''' for further information on the FeministWiki.
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Once you are a member, you will be given a username and password with which you can log in to all FeministWiki services.  For example, to log in to the wiki itself (which you are reading right now), use the small "Log in" link at the top right of the page.
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See the '''[[FW:Welcome|Welcome page]]''' for further information on the FeministWiki, written with new members in mind.
  
 
Heads up: '''the FeministWiki needs you'''.  All of the technical infrastructure of the FeministWiki is only useful if there's a community making use of it, and content on the wiki doesn't write itself!  Be bold, don't shy off of asking for membership, and let the community and the world benefit from your added knowledge.  You can become a member even if you have no intention to contribute to the actual wiki; feel free to chat away with other members, discuss matters important to you on the forum, or use the file storage to have a central place to store your favorite information-material on feminism.
 
Heads up: '''the FeministWiki needs you'''.  All of the technical infrastructure of the FeministWiki is only useful if there's a community making use of it, and content on the wiki doesn't write itself!  Be bold, don't shy off of asking for membership, and let the community and the world benefit from your added knowledge.  You can become a member even if you have no intention to contribute to the actual wiki; feel free to chat away with other members, discuss matters important to you on the forum, or use the file storage to have a central place to store your favorite information-material on feminism.
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There are a variety of ideological groupings which call themselves feminism, and some of them are in contradiction with each other.  As such, one cannot support all types of feminism at the same time.  The FeministWiki is for people who adhere to a relatively straightforward and classical interpretation of feminism: the liberation of female people from male supremacism.  This is sometimes called ''radical feminism'' because male supremacism is a radical notion for many people, and its elimination requires radical changes to society.
 
There are a variety of ideological groupings which call themselves feminism, and some of them are in contradiction with each other.  As such, one cannot support all types of feminism at the same time.  The FeministWiki is for people who adhere to a relatively straightforward and classical interpretation of feminism: the liberation of female people from male supremacism.  This is sometimes called ''radical feminism'' because male supremacism is a radical notion for many people, and its elimination requires radical changes to society.
  
Male supremacism refers to social and political systems that use stereotypes, myths, discrimination, belittlement, violence, and other means to keep men in power and women oppressed.  Women are then exploited for reproductive and domestic labor, men's sexual gratification, and more.  Male supremacism also causes collateral damage to some men and boys.  For instance, effeminate boys and gay men are often targeted with severe punishment for failing to uphold the myth that men are inherently masculine.
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Male supremacism refers to social and political systems that use stereotypes, myths, discrimination, belittlement, violence, and other means to keep men in power and women oppressed.  Women are then exploited for reproductive and domestic labor, men's sexual gratification, and more.  Male supremacism also causes collateral damage to some men and boys.  For instance, effeminate boys and gay men are often targeted with punishment for failing to uphold the myth that men are inherently masculine.
  
 
The FeministWiki promotes second-wave feminist literature:
 
The FeministWiki promotes second-wave feminist literature:

Revision as of 22:02, 10 August 2019

Services: FeministForum - FeministChat - FeministBlog - FeministFiles - FeministMail - FeministIRC - Add a member

Welcome to FeministWiki, a wiki and aspiring digital home for the feminist community.

A wiki is a knowledge-base like an encyclopedia, but managed by the public. The FeministWiki specializes on feminism, and is managed by feminists and their supporters. It aims to archive and present information relevant to feminism, and explain feminist perspectives to the reader.

Further, the FeministWiki aims to offer a complete "digital home" for feminists, including a discussion forum, a messaging/chat system, private and shared online storage for large files, and more. You don't need to provide any personally identifying information to become a member, nor do you need to pay; the modest number of users makes the platform cheap to run.

There are a few ways to become a member:

  • Contact an existing member who can vouch for your trustworthiness, and have them create an account for you by using the Add Member form.
  • Use the Registration Request form to ask for an account. You must be able to prove your trustworthiness.
  • Ask for an account by manually contacting admin@feministwiki.org or by messaging an official social media account of the FeministWiki, like on Twitter or facebook. Again, you must be able to prove your trustworthiness.

Twitter: @FemWikiOfficial
Facebook: FeministWiki

Once you are a member, you will be given a username and password with which you can log in to all FeministWiki services. For example, to log in to the wiki itself (which you are reading right now), use the small "Log in" link at the top right of the page.

See the Welcome page for further information on the FeministWiki, written with new members in mind.

Heads up: the FeministWiki needs you. All of the technical infrastructure of the FeministWiki is only useful if there's a community making use of it, and content on the wiki doesn't write itself! Be bold, don't shy off of asking for membership, and let the community and the world benefit from your added knowledge. You can become a member even if you have no intention to contribute to the actual wiki; feel free to chat away with other members, discuss matters important to you on the forum, or use the file storage to have a central place to store your favorite information-material on feminism.

The project is mere months old and the community is yet in an infantile stage, but with your contribution, it will grow.

Check out some articles

Sex, gender, and trans activism

Sex industry

Black feminism

What is feminism?

There are a variety of ideological groupings which call themselves feminism, and some of them are in contradiction with each other. As such, one cannot support all types of feminism at the same time. The FeministWiki is for people who adhere to a relatively straightforward and classical interpretation of feminism: the liberation of female people from male supremacism. This is sometimes called radical feminism because male supremacism is a radical notion for many people, and its elimination requires radical changes to society.

Male supremacism refers to social and political systems that use stereotypes, myths, discrimination, belittlement, violence, and other means to keep men in power and women oppressed. Women are then exploited for reproductive and domestic labor, men's sexual gratification, and more. Male supremacism also causes collateral damage to some men and boys. For instance, effeminate boys and gay men are often targeted with punishment for failing to uphold the myth that men are inherently masculine.

The FeministWiki promotes second-wave feminist literature:

The FeministWiki is in full support of the Declaration on Women's Sex-Based Rights:

Further, the FeministWiki promotes and stands in solidarity with the following groups and organizations:

Who's behind the project?

The technical infrastructure is managed by the technician. The first technician, who set up the site, is a male computer programmer who sees the project as volunteer work and claims absolutely no authority; he is well aware of the repeated scandals surrounding male feminists. Content-wise, the site is meant to be under the control of the whole community using it.

To reach the technician, mail to admin@feministwiki.org.