It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less
The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.
Well-behaved women seldom make history.
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
I was, in reality, bred by my parents as my father's concubine... What we take for granted as the stability of family life may well depend on the sexual slavery of our children. What's more, this is a cynical arrangement our institutions have colluded to conceal.
Overthrowing capitalism is too small for us. We must overthrow the whole...patriarch!
I AM what is called a Feminist. Thirty years ago I left a monastery and began a sane human existence. Within two or three years, I find, I was defending the rights of women.
The media only wants to get the view of the flaming radicals because they make better copy than those of us who are more sensible. I'm a feminist and I think I've done a lot of good.
Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society.
One of the goals of the Feminist Elite is to reinforce to women the idea that men are obsolete.
Donald, my husband, considers himself a feminist.
It's not that sexual liberation or feminist messages are dead.
Women have seen that they have locked themselves up with feminist writing.
I still consider myself a feminist.
There were some films I refused because the feminist aspect was a bit wonky.
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.
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.
I wanted to be an actress. In college I was a serious feminist and very political. I was determined to get one thing out of my career and that was respect. I didn't want money. I didn't care about fame.
People were always able to look at Bettie Page and see what they needed her to be and she gave them that permission to do so. So in that way she's a feminist but I don't think she was ever trying to be.
Sexual harassment law is very important. But I think it would be a mistake if the sexual harassment law movement is the only way in which feminism is known in the media.
There's a side of me that dislikes feminism. I think we surrendered something and women were unable to reveal any kind of vulnerability.
To recommend that women become identical to men, would be simple reversal, and would defeat the whole point of androgyny, and for that matter, feminism: in both, the whole point is choice.
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.
A good part - and definitely the most fun part - of being a feminist is about frightening men.
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