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  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Men are run ragged by female sexuality all their lives. From the beginning of his life to the end, no man ever fully commands any woman. It's an illusion. Men are pussy-whipped. And they know it. That's what the strip clubs are about; not woman as victim, not woman as slave, but woman as goddess.
    Source: As quoted in Sexuality and Gender (2002)
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
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    In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    The endearing elegance of female friendship.
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer and poet 1860-1935
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    The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply.
  • Valerie Solanas
    Valerie Solanas
    American feminist and author 1936-1988
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    To be sure he's a ''Man,'' the male must see to it that the female be clearly a ''Woman,'' the opposite of a ''Man,'' that is, the female must act like a faggot.
  • Benjamin Millepied
    Benjamin Millepied
    French dancer and choreographer 1977-
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    'Swan Lake' is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer; it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.
  • Carly Craig
    Carly Craig
    American actress 1980-
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    A lot of female comedians will go up there in a sweatshirt and Converses, trying to dress themselves down, because it is sort of a boy's club. I'll go up in my heels. I like that people don't think I'll be funny. I'll take that on. I don't do standup comedy - I do standup and I do comedy, but I don't go up there and do jokes.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
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    Anorexia is a response to cultural images of the female body - waiflike, angular - that both capitulates to the ideal and also mocks it, strips away all the ancillary signs of sexuality, strips away breasts and hips and butt and leaves in their place a garish caricature, a cruel cartoon of flesh and bone.
  • Camilla Luddington
    Camilla Luddington
    British-American actress 1983-
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    As a female there aren't too many characters that are very empowering, and there's something very empowering about Lara Croft. She kicks butt and she does it in style. She's confident and she's educated.
  • Betsy Beers
    Betsy Beers
    American television and film producer 1957-
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    As much as I was encouraged by the number of female-centric shows being bandied about, it feels like we're being treated like a trend or a quota to be filled.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
    American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
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    As we search as a nation for constructive ways to challenge racism and white supremacy, it is absolutely essential that progressive female voices gain a hearing.
    Source: Ending Racism Killing Rage
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
    American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
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    Because I didn't have any queer, lesbian, female role models I hated my own femininity and had to look deep within myself to create an identity that worked for me. Pop culture just doesn't hand us enough variety to choose from.
  • Kate Millet
    Kate Millet
    American writer 1934-
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    Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
    English writer and columnist 1950-
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    Brain power improves by brain use, just as our bodily strength grows with exercise. And there is no doubt that a large proportion of the female population, from school days to late middle age, now have very complicated lives indeed.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Certainly, the mistakes that we male and female mortals make when we have our own way might fairly raise some wonder that we're so fond of it.
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