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Feminist Thoughts: A Potpourri of Comments and Quotes

by the Editors

"I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat, or a prostitute."
Rebecca West

"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."
Gloria Steinem

"Feminism is beyond equality--women who want to be equal to men lack ambition."
Timothy Leary

"But never fear, gentlemen; castration was really not the point of feminism, and we women are too busy eviscerating one another to take you on."
Anna Quindlen

"I'm just a person trapped inside a woman's body."
Elaine Boosler

"Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings."
Cheris Kramarae

"Feminism is the radical notion that women are people."
Gloria Naylor

November 15, 2010

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Also see The Conning of the Feminists by the Editors in this edition of On The Issues Magazine.

Also see Feminism Is As Feminism Does by Merle Hoffman in this edition of On The Issues Magazine.

Also see Women's Liberation: Looking Back, Looking Forward by Carol Hanisch in this edition of On The Issues Magazine.


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