„If the immutable character of sex is contested, perhaps this construct called ‘sex’ is as culturally constructed as gender; indeed, perhaps it was always already gender, with the consequence that the distinction between sex and gender turns out to be no distinction at all.“

—  Judith Butler, "Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity" (1990) <!-- London, Routledge:25 -->
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„The difference between sex and love is that sex relieves tension and love causes it.“

—  Woody Allen American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician 1935

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„All sex, even consensual sex between a married couple, is an act of violence perpetrated against a woman.“

—  Catharine A. MacKinnon American feminist and legal activist 1946
The allegation that Catharine MacKinnon equated sex with rape, or suggested that all sex is hostile, seems to have been first made in the October 1986 issue of Playboy. Catharine MacKinnon has denied ever saying anything of the kind. http://www.snopes.com/quotes/mackinno.htm Instead MacKinnon asserts that rape and intercourse are "difficult to distinguish" (1983), and that "the major distinction between intercourse (normal) and rape (abnormal) is that the normal happens so often that one cannot get anyone to see anything wrong with it" (1989).