The style icon and founder of Rookie addresses the stigma surrounding the word feminism that causes women to disassociate themselves from it: "If you are a feminist, you're angry…or man-hating…taking up space. No one wants to be that person." Gevinson goes on to argue that young women aren't encouraged to speak up, which only compounds the problem.
Check out the video below and listen to the wise words this 17-year-old has to offer. We think it's time to start "taking up some space." And, how do you define the term? Let us know in the comments. (Makers)