Why Most Women Don’t Want a Feminist Boyfriend

January 15, 2015

Opinion pages brim with self-help advice this time of year — from dieting and exercise to how to make those resolutions stick. Some will even include advice most readers never knew they needed. A recent Washington Post column, for example, offered tips on how to find a feminist boyfriend.

It’s unlikely that most Americans–and particularly most women–are hoping to attract a feminist mate in 2015. Only 20 percent of Americans, including just 16 percent of men and 23 percent of women, self-identify as feminists.