There are so many hidden stories that we as writers and readers need to write and to read—and to demand that they be written by women.
The discussions about gender were more congenial to me than the groups that confronted the problems heterosexual relations posed for women committed to some form of the revolution.
My only problem with this pleasantly mad-cap idea is that it seems to focus on friendships between ladies…
The opening of the U.S Congress, two days ago, showed us what happens when we are in the room.
I look for changes that seem small, even ridiculously small, and yet may herald changed attitudes in this slow-moving country of ours.
Kate Millett, a great leader and inspirer for many of us in the 1970’s and 80’s has just died at 82.
If so many of us feel we don’t belong… it is not surprising that we are terrified of exhibiting the political will that might conjure up images of rageful, extreme and radical women.
I believe there are young women, as well as older women and certainly some men, who are beginning to claim this noble, long-rooted word—feminism—that connects us to a heroic tradition as well as spurring us forward into the future.
This is the documentary we have all been waiting for—for decades: a restoration through rediscovered news footage and interviews of that great time in the late sixties and early seventies when the contemporary women’s movement stormed the two coasts and took possession of our imaginations…