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I Am Not Free…

I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own. Audre Lorde, civil rights activist and writer

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Control Over Women

The preservation of life seems to be a slogan than a genuine goal of the anti-abortion forces; what they want is control. Control over behavior. Control over women. Ursula K. Le Guin, in her address to the National Abortion Rights … Continue reading

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Forced Motherhood

Forced motherhood should not be the punishment for failed contraception or a contraceptive lapse, or for being human. Women are more than their wombs. Adele Horin, Sydney Morning Herald, August 7, 2004, requoted in What Liberals Believe, page 38, edited … Continue reading

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What Women Need Throughout Their Lives

From birth to age 18, a girl needs good parents; from 18 to 35, she needs good looks; from 35 to 55, she needs a good personality, and from 55 on, she needs cash. Sophie Tucker

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Oscar Wilde Quotes

“I have nothing to declare but my brilliance.” Oscar Wilde, after being asked what did he have to declare by a N.Y. customs agent “Men always want to be a woman’s first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: what … Continue reading

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Women Who Seek To Be Equal

Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition. Bumper sticker from the “Friendly Exchange” catalog, Winter 1993

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A Successful Woman…

has an appreciation of the world around her has energy to devote both to work and play has the capacity to give of herself and to accept graciously the gifts of others has people she trusts and is trusted by, … Continue reading

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Daphne Du Maurier Quotes

“…you guessed that somewhere, in heaven knew what country and what guise, there was someone who was part of your body and your brain, and that without him you were lost, a straw blown by the wind.” “…she thought with … Continue reading

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Women Doing Twice As Much As Men

A woman must do twice as much as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult. Anonymous, 1970’s Jeneane Behme’s personal opinion: This is 2015: WHEN will women be paid just as much as men for … Continue reading

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