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Brownmiller Quotes By Lynn Povich

of the land right away. Nora Ephron, Ellen Goodman, Jane Bryant Quinn, and Susan Brownmiller all started at Newsweek in the early 1960s, but left fairly quickly and developed very successful writing careers elsewhere. "I thought I'd work my way up - to the clip desk, to research, and eventually to writer - once I — Lynn Povich

Brownmiller Quotes By Susan Brownmiller

Who said that clothes make a statement? What an understatement that was. Clothes never shut up. — Susan Brownmiller

Brownmiller Quotes By Susan Brownmiller

[Rape is] nothing more or less than a conscious process of intimidation by which all men keep all women in a state of fear. — Susan Brownmiller

Brownmiller Quotes By Susan Brownmiller

Women are all female impersonators to some degree. — Susan Brownmiller

Brownmiller Quotes By Ariel Levy

You think you're being brave, you think you're being sexy, you think you're transcending feminism. But that's bullshit. - Susan BrownmillerAriel Levy

Brownmiller Quotes By Susan Brownmiller

We are unalterably opposed to the presentation of the female body being stripped, bound, raped, tortured, mutilated, and murdered in the name of commercial entertainment and free speech — Susan Brownmiller

Brownmiller Quotes By Susan Brownmiller

Pornography is the undiluted essence of anti-female propaganda. — Susan Brownmiller

Brownmiller Quotes By Susan Brownmiller

When New York City created a special Rape Analysis Squad
commanded by police- women, the female police officers found
that only 2 percent of all rape complaints were false - about
the same false-report rate that is usual for other kinds of
felonies.
(a a talk given by Judge Lawrence H. Cooke before the Association of the Bar of the City of New York) — Susan Brownmiller

Brownmiller Quotes By Emma Donoghue

I think I read Susan Brownmiller's classic book called "Femininity" when I was about 16. So yeah, it's been part of my mindset since a very early age. To me, what's crucial is to tell women's stories but also to tell them in a way that is fearless. — Emma Donoghue

Brownmiller Quotes By Susan Brownmiller

A world without rape would be a world in which women moved freely without fear of men. That some men rape provides a sufficient threat to keep all women in a constant state of intimidation, forever conscious of the knowledge that the biological tool must be held in awe for it may turn to weapon with sudden swiftness borne of harmful intent...Rather than society's abberants or"spoilers of purity," men who rape have serves in effect as front-line masculine shock troops, terrorists guerrillas in the longest sustained battle the world has ever known. — Susan Brownmiller

Brownmiller Quotes By Susan Brownmiller

Women as a class have never subjugated another group; we have never marched off to wars of conquest in the name of the fatherland. We have never been involved in a decision to annex the territory of a neighboring country, or to fight for foreign markets on distant shores. These are the games men play, not us. We want to be neither oppressors nor oppressed. The women's revolution is the final revolution of them all. — Susan Brownmiller