Don't call Sarah Jessica Parker a feminist.
Instead, the 50-year-old actress tells Cosmpolitan's August issue that because today's problems affect more than just women, she considers herself a "humanist."
"I see a lot of people trying to sort out their roles," Parker explained. "People of color, gays, lesbians, and transgenders who are carving out this space. I'm not spitting in the face or being lazy about what still needs to be done—but I don't think it's just women anymore. We would be so enormously powerful if it were a humanist movement."
SJP still considers many feminist issues like equal pay, child care and paid sick leave crucial political topics, though.
"The thing that would change people's lives maybe more than anything, assuming that we maintain access to health care, is child care. If I could guarantee every mother who is working two, three jobs that she had good child care that didn't make her anxious all day—people would probably work in more efficient ways," Parker said.
The Sex and the City icon added, " How many times do you hear a wealthy person get asked, 'How do you do it all?' If I'm asked that question one more time … I'm like, 'Are you kidding me? Ask someone who looks like she's about to drop, How are you doing? How are you managing?'"
And about that little Instagram photo Parker posted back in May that sparked many SATC diehards to believe a third film installment was in the works?
The fashionista admits she was "shocked" by her fans' "rage" over the misunderstanding.
"They were convinced I had been taunting them. I'm not that clever! And to what end would I relish dangling this idea and then saying there's no movie? I'm still finding people and being like, 'No @BoobityBopBeep! Why would I hurt you?' I've never been a mean girl,'" Parker explained.
For more SJP realness, pick up the August issue of Cosmopolitan on stands July 14.