Quotes by feminist

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  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
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    I am a Black Feminist. I mean I recognize that my power as well as my primary oppressions come as a result of my blackness as well as my womaness, and therefore my struggles on both of these fronts are inseparable.
  • June Jordan
    June Jordan
    American poet and civil rights activist 1939-
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    I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black: it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect.
  • Sally Kempton
    Sally Kempton
    American yoga teacher and author 1943-
    Sally Kempton
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    I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist.
  • Buchi Emecheta
    Buchi Emecheta
    Nigerian-born British novelist 1944-2017
    Buchi Emecheta
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    I work toward the liberation of women, but I'm not feminist. I'm just a woman.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
    American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
    Beth Ditto
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    I'm a feminist, of course, and I feel as if I'm very politically correct, although I do question what's P.C. and what's not - I don't just accept what I'm told.
  • Goldie Hawn
    Goldie Hawn
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    I'm a woman who was raised to believe that you are not complete unless you have a man. Well, in some ways it's true. I am a feminist to a point. But I'm not going to deny the fact that I love to be with men.
  • Beryl Bainbridge
    Beryl Bainbridge
    English writer 1932-2010
    Beryl Bainbridge
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    I've never been drawn to the feminist movement. I was brought up to believe that men had little to do with the home or children - except to bring in the money.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
    Gloria Steinem
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    If you say, I'm for equal pay, that's a reform. But if you say. I'm a feminist, that's a transformation of society.
  • Bill Griffith
    Bill Griffith
    American cartoonist 1944-
    Bill Griffith
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    Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist, but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty developed comic strip character.
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
    Andrea Dworkin
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    Men have defined the parameters of every subject. All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system, which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women's liberation... none was more alarming, from a feminist point of view, than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
    Rebecca West
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    People call me feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
  • Betty Buckley
    Betty Buckley
    American actress and singer 1947-
    Betty Buckley
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    So, when the discussion about not using the term feminist came up at a conference workshop, I couldn't believe it. The more I listened, the more I felt the need to express my passion about my identity as a feminist.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    The feminist anti-pornography movement, no less than the feminist movement of a century ago, encourages the assumption that male and female sexuality, and possibly morality, are as unlike as yin and yang.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
    American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
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    The institutionalization of Black Studies, Feminist Studies, all of these things, led to a sense that the struggle was over for a lot of people and that one did not have to continue the personal consciousness-raising and changing of one's viewpoint.
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