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Remembering: Linda Nochlin (1936-2017)

By Charlotte Lee

The statement that “there have been no supremely great women artists” is, admittedly, an unexpected basis for the most influential feminist essay in art history. 179 more words


Memo #1

I find it ironic when rad-leaning or radical feminists are so hell bent to proving that their ideology is The Best and The Right One that there is no room for debate anymore and just swallow everything that’s fed on them. 141 more words


Feminism is a concept and movement has it’s roots in the late 19th century. By its most basic definition in the dictionary, it’s described as the “advocacy of women’s right on the basis of the equality of the sexes.” 724 more words


Episode 185: They’re Calling Beyonce a Terrorist

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Feminists are Confused

Many people are aware of the distinction between first wave, second wave, and third wave feminism. Understanding the waves of feminism in a linear timeline helps us to recognise the emergence of each issue, and the diversity of issues that feminism addresses.  1,056 more words


Chapter 2: The First, The Second, The Third Wave

“You know, I think we’re beating around the bush here… I’ve been told I’m not supposed to say this – however, women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimised.” 865 more words

Feminism For Dummies

How can Betty Friedan’s theory of ‘The Feminine Mystique’ be applied to an extract from Marilyn French’s novel The Women’s Room?

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Published in 1963, Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique articulately illuminates the discontent position of American woman, particularly that of middle-class housewives, in the mid-twentieth century. 1,529 more words