Should we tolerate debate within feminism’s ranks? Undebatable! But it’s not so simple: women are socialised to avoid conflict; when we do differ, especially on politics and in public, it’s still tediously labelled a ‘catfight.’
We are the women men warned us about.
There’s something contagious about demanding freedom.
I think the British have the distinction above all other nations of being able to put new wine into old bottles without bursting them.
Let our lives be in accordance with our convictions of right, each striving to carry out our principles.
There is nothing of greater importance to the well-being of society at large – of man as well as woman – than the true proper position of woman.
Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent.
It is not Christianity, but priestcraft that has subjected woman as we find her.
I lived in Saudi Arabia in the late 1970s. It was, for a Westerner, pretty idyllic. There were the religious police; there were the rules; there were the prayer times. But it was as if we were existing in two separate universes. The Westerners were just allowed to get on with their way of life.
We can’t destroy the inequities between men and women until we destroy marriage.