Beyoncé stood in front of a two-story tall sign that read “feminist” during her performance on MTV’s Music Video awards Sunday night. This came minutes after her being surrounded by female dancers wearing nothing but lingerie, with Beyoncé sitting with her legs spread wide.
This side-by-side image comparison in this tweet describes it perfectly:
— el Sooper (@SooperMexican) August 25, 2014
Beyoncé’s brand of feminism looks a lot like being sexually provocative – a far cry from the ideal of equal rights in the original women’s suffrage movement.
Fans and feminists everywhere are praising the “empowering” performance. Is this the new ideal feminists are striving for?