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Do you consider yourself to be a
"Not a feminist" was the most popular answer (40%) to the nationally representative Post-Kaiser survey.
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Do you think the word “outdated” describes feminism in the U.S.?
66% of respondents to the national survey answered "No."
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Which of the following do you think is a bigger factor keeping women from achieving full equality with men?
In our national survey, people were divided about this question. 45% blame the choices women make, while 42% blame discrimination against women.
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The feminist movement unfairly blames men for women's challenges. Is this true or not true?
49% of Americans nationally do not think the feminist movement unfairly blames men for women's challenges.
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Do you think abortion should be
The most common response to the national survey was “legal in most cases” (35 percent).
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Have you ever voted for a candidate because of his or her support for women's rights?
The majority of respondents (65%) to the national survey answered "No."
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Would you say your views in most political matters are
The national survey found similar percentages of Americans identifying as moderate (35 percent) and conservative (32 percent).
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“Hell, yeah” feminists

This group has the most passionate views toward the feminist movement. 98% overall identify as a feminist, and 43% say they are a strong one. “Hell, yeah” feminists are the most politically active group and see a very active role for the government to play. They place a higher priority on getting women elected to office; 95% have voted for a candidate because of their stand on women's issues. Two-thirds say discrimination is the bigger thing keeping women back, the most of any group. 50% say there is a lot of discrimination against women today. 17% of all women are “Hell, yeah” feminists.

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“Okay, sure” feminists

94% identify as feminist, but only 20% are strong ones. 87% have favorable views of feminism, and 51% say it has a good reputation. Like the “Hell, yeah” group, they are likely to say the feminist movement is focused on the changes they want, however, they are far less apt to have engaged in voting, contacting elected officials or posting online regarding women's issues. 22% of all women are “Okay, sure” feminists.

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“Yes, but” feminists

95% identify as feminist and 31% say they are strong, but this group takes more critical views of feminism than others. 48% say feminism is not focused on the changes they want. 50% say it does not accurately reflect the view of most women. 63% say it is outdated and angry. 70% say it looks down on women without jobs. 74% say it unfairly blames men for women's challenges. 16% of all women are “Yes, but” feminists.

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“No, but” feminists

This group is distinguished by the fact that none of them identifies as a feminist. 86% say they are not a feminist, and 5% say they are anti-feminist. But they are not the most hostile to feminism either. They largely support progressive policy positions, as do “Hell, yeah,” “okay, sure” and “yes, but” feminists. They are divided on whether the feminist movement is focused on the changes they want. They are more likely to view feminism as optimistic and empowering than outdated or angry, and a majority says the movement is still needed. 21% of all women are “No, but” feminists.

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“Whatever” feminists

51% identify as a feminist, but only 7% say they are a strong one. A large 21% offer no opinion on this question. “Whatever” feminists have mixed views on policy positions; 52% say the government should take a more active role to ensure wage equality, compared with 70% of all women. About three in ten say feminism is angry and outdated, while two-thirds say it is optimistic and empowering. 72% say that the choices women make are the bigger factor holding them back. 13% of all women are “Whatever” feminists.

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“Certainly not” feminists

85% are not feminists, with 12% anti-feminist, the highest of any group. They are basically opposed to anything and everything that feminists support. This group is overwhelmingly Republican and conservative. 21% say that women should not be social, political and economic equals with men. 85% say the choices women make are the bigger factor holding them back, rather than discrimination. 11% of all women are “Certainly not” feminists.

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