Has feminism jumped the shark?

In the much loved and long-running television series Happy Days, when the Fonz literally jumped a shark that a whole new trope was born. It’s a reminder that even the best social movement, let alone TV show, reaches a critical point where they cross over from social relevance to logical absurdity.

Just take for instance the mother who thinks that the children’s classic Sleeping Beauty contains an “inappropriate sexual message” because the prince did not seek consent for the kiss. Or then there’s the exampleof Natasha Devon, a former government health advisor, who told teachers in the UK, “never walk into a room in an all girl’s school and say girls or ladies” because it’s “patronising”.

h/t Marvin

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