Amarpatan for At the same time, many feminists also remain wary of the struggle for simple equality. For these feminists, gaining equality at the cost of losing one’s sexual identity misses the point. It has been suggested that Westerners who proclaim the equality of all mankind are often the staunchest upholders of the cultural superiority of the West. Upholding the principle of equality for these Westerners means conferring the right and duty of all mankind . . . to accept the ways of thinking of the Western societies. Amarpatan 2016.