25/04/2013 08:08 BST | Updated 12/07/2013 09:51 BST

Lady Gaga To Sheryl Sandberg: Top 10 Modern Feminists Chosen By HuffPost UK Readers (PICTURES)

Who is your top modern feminist?

For the computer literate, feminism is becoming a hard topic to avoid.

From online petitions to Twitter rants, feminists are using innovative ways to make a stand and reach millions at the click of a button.

So when HuffPost UK Lifestyle asked readers to nominate their favourite modern feminists we weren't surprised at the volume of suggestions that flooded our Tweetdeck.

After all, just think about how many arse-kicking women cross your virtual path everyday.

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While countless wonderful women battling gender inequality were nominated, we had the tough job of whittling it down to a top 10 ...

If you disagree with any of our choices, or would like to add your own let us know in the comments below or tweet us @HuffPoLifestyle using the hashtag #HPFem

Top Modern Feminists Chosen By HuffPost UK Readers

Readers' responses raised some interesting questions as to whether the voices of white, educated, middle-class females overly dominate mainstream discussion about women's issues. Do you agree? Let us know in the comments below.

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Top Modern Feminists Chosen By HuffPost UK Readers