Quotes: feminism

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  • Marilyn French
    Marilyn French
    American radical feminist author 1929-2009
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    ''I hate discussions of feminism that end up with who does the dishes,'' she said. So do I. But at the end, there are always the damned dishes.
  • Carol Gilligan
    Carol Gilligan
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    Certain issues have been associated with contemporary feminism and in a certain sense circumscribed for that reason.
  • Carolyn Kizer
    Carolyn Kizer
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    Environmental concerns and feminism are locked together. Generally, women have closer connections to the organic nature of our lives.
  • Betty Buckley
    Betty Buckley
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    Feminism - the word - can give us a handle, a rallying point, a common ground, and help us build a bridge. Why not claim the gift of the word as a place to begin?
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Feminism has exceeded its proper mission of seeking political equality for women and has ended by rejecting contingency, that is, human limitation by nature or fate.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It's about making life more fair for women everywhere. It's not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It's about baking a new pie.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Feminism has tried to dismiss the femme fatale as a misogynist libel, a hoary cliche. But the femme fatale expresses woman's ancient and eternal control of the sexual realm. The specter of the femme fatale stalks all of men's relationships with women.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Charlotte Bunch
    Charlotte Bunch
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    Feminism is an entire world view or gestalt, not just a laundry list of women's issues.
  • Feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature.
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
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    Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating.
  • Aaron Allston
    Aaron Allston
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    Feminism is sort of like God. Many people profess to believe in it, but no one seems to be able to define it to everyone's satisfaction.
  • Caitlin Moran
    Caitlin Moran
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    Feminism means something - legislation, cultural change - but 'Girl Power' meant nothing more than being friends with your friends.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Feminism starts out being very simple, and it ends up being a world view that questions hierarchy altogether.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Feminism, coveting social power, is blind to women's cosmic sexual power.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Feminism, in all fields, has yet to produce a single scholar of the intellectual rank of scores of these learned men in the German and British academic tradition.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
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