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Quotation Corner #4—bell hooks on sisterhood

Sisterhood could never have been possible across the boundaries of race and class if individual women had not been willing to divest of their power to dominate and exploit subordinated groups of women. 

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Feminist Theory

Whitefella Worship

Four old Warlpiri women artists, and their daughter, granddaughter and great- granddaughter, came down to Sydney from Lajamanu on the edge of the Tanami desert, for a workshop to paint their jukurrpa. 1,044 more words

Life Imitating Art

Hypatia Symposium - Indigenous Women, Climate Change Impacts, & Collective Action by KYLE POWYS WHYTE

Indigenous Women, Climate Change Impacts, & Collective Action

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University

The following is an excerpt, click here to read the full article… 2,381 more words


On the politics of gender, race and privilege: things I shouldn’t have to explain but still do

Recently, I’ve had a series of encounters that have brought (again) to the forefront important reminders regarding the politics of gender, race and privilege. Each of these scenarios highlights nuanced, complex and often understated… 1,835 more words


Having it all – alone or together?

      It was just a normal Sunday brunch – the two of us sitting around, musing about if we actually wanted to have children at some point in the future. 306 more words


Quotation Corner #3—Gough and Rich on the power of men

Rich, Adrienne.  “Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence”.  Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 1980, vol 5, no. 4

Kathleen Gough.  “The Origin of the Family”.   545 more words

Radical Feminism

Quotation Corner #1—Firestone on the feminist revolution

Shulamith Firestone, The Dialectic of Sex, p11-12

“So that just as to assure elimination of economic classes requires the revolt of the underclass (the proletariat) and, in a temporary dictatorship, their seizure of the means of production, so to assure the elimination of sexual classes requires the revolt of the underclass (women) and the seizure of control of reproduction: the restoration to women of ownership of their own bodies, as well as feminine control of human fertility, including both the new technology and all the social institutions of childbearing and childrearing. 

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Radical Feminism