If Purcell wanted to describe opposites coming together, a more accurate portrayal would be feminists
playing jump-rope with chauvinists.
Sharma proposes that "listening" should be a technique employed by feminists
in order to develop new techniques/vocabularies for the future.
The authors are neither polemical nor disparaging in the way they describe various camps of feminist
hermeneutics, and they seem to be genuinely interested in understanding what feminists
are saying and why they are committed to their views.
Regardless of our viewpoint, the ultimate historical and current goal of Black feminists
is to create a political movement that not only struggles against the 'racial construction of sexuality,' but that also seeks to develop institutions to protect the minds and bodies of Black women with multiple experiences (Higginbotham 1992, 263).
Garcia, who has four children, says that many new feminists
want to reclaim the term feminism in such a way that is not hostile to marriage and childbearing.
For too long, the feminists
have attempted a primacy in the spiritual world.
I had understood there to be a few struggling feminists
The passing of Andrea Dworkin--feminist
polemicist, anti-porn crusader, and loony extraordinaire--drew strangely admiring obituaries from several feminists
who vehemently disagreed with her in life, including the self-identified "feminist
pornographer" Susie Bright and the staunchly anti-censorship Nation columnist Katha Pollitt.
In this collection of essays, young feminists
disprove the myth that young women are no longer interested in feminism and are not involved in social action activities.
, a military policy that takes into account the unavoidable physiological differences between men and women--such as the differences in upper body strength and other combat-relevant attributes--is indefensible; recognizing the time-honored duty of men to protect women is, for feminists
, utterly impermissible.
Your allegiance is to your gender, to women,' say the feminists
disrupted the common sense about motherhood and the family," the authors contend, "the mainstream media had to respond.
For example, just as feminists
of the '70s were pained to see what dominant history had been long blind to, so too did feminists
of the '80s and '90s regret and critique the previous generation's blindness to differences of race, class, and sexuality.
4) Heschel points out that those concerned about eliminating anti-Judaism sometimes engage in sexism, while feminists
sometimes incorporate anti-Judaism in their interpretations.
Indeed, some feminists
may well object to Goldberg's sometimes contentious, sometimes dismissive tone as he critiques their work as a precondition to claiming the need for his own.