„But women do not say 'We', except at some congress of feminists or similar formal demonstration; men say 'women', and women use the same word in referring to themselves.“

—  Simone de Beauvoir, livro O segundo sexo

Fonte: The Second Sex

Última atualização 3 de Junho de 2021. História
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—  Camille Paglia American writer 1947

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„Some say 'the women’s movement is all about older women,' but this is a movement about younger women asserting their rights that women before them fought for and won.“

—  Gloria Allred American civil rights lawyer 1941

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—  Sydney Smith English writer and clergyman 1771 - 1845

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„Feminists have no idea that some women like to flirt with danger because there is a sizzle in it.“

—  Camille Paglia American writer 1947

Fonte: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992), The Rape Debate, Continued, p. 65
Contexto: Feminists have no idea that some women like to flirt with danger because there is a sizzle in it. You know what gets me sick and tired? The battered-woman motif. It’s so misrepresented, the way we have to constantly look at it in terms of male oppression and tyranny, and female victimization. When, in fact, everyone knows throughout the history of the world that many of these working-class relationships where women get beat up have hot sex. They ask why won’t she leave him? Maybe she won’t leave him because the sex is very hot. I say we should start looking at the battered-wife motif in terms of sex. If gay men go down to bars and like to get tied up, beaten up, and have their asses whipped, how come we can’t allow that a lot of wives like the kind of sex they are getting in these battered wife relationships? We can’t consider that women have kinky tastes, can we? No, because women are naturally benevolent and nurturing, aren’t they? Everything is so damn Mary Poppins and sanitized.

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„If we are to use women for the same things as the men, we must also teach them the same things.“

—  Socrates classical Greek Athenian philosopher -470 - -399 a.C.

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