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Feminism and Male Privilege

(links via elorie)

“Check my what?” On privilege and what we can do about it by Andrea Rubenstein [tekanji] March 8, 2006

Finally, A Feminism 101 Blog

The Male Privilege Checklist An Unabashed Imitation of an article by Peggy McIntos

In Defense of Bitterness by Heo Cwaeth (quite funny actually)


"Feminism is the radical notion that women are people." Cheris Kramarae and Paula Treichler

"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 door mat or a prostitute.' Rebecca West, "Mr Chesterton in Hysterics: A Study in Prejudice," The Clarion, 14 Nov 1913, reprinted in The Young Rebecca, 1982

"I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist." Sally Kempton

"I ask no favors for my sex.... All I ask of our brethren is that they will take their feet from off our necks." Sarah Moore Grimké

"We've got a generation now who were born with semiequality. They don't know how it was before, so they think, this isn't too bad. We're working. We have our attache' cases and our three piece suits. I get very disgusted with the younger generation of women. We had a torch to pass, and they are just sitting there. They don't realize it can be taken away. Things are going to have to get worse before they join in fighting the battle." Erma Bombeck

"This is no simple reform. It really is a revolution. Sex and race because they are easy and visible differences have been the primary ways of organizing human beings into superior and inferior groups and into the cheap labour in which this system still depends. We are talking about a society in which there will be no roles other than those chosen or those earned. We are really talking about humanism." Gloria Steinem

"Any woman whose I.Q. hovers above her body temperature must be a feminist." Rita Mae Brown

"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." Susan B. Anthony

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