From the archive, 27 August 1970: US women find some advertising offensive, insulting and degrading
Originally published in the Guardian on 27 August 1970: 'Strike for Equality' by the Women's Liberation Movement called for a boycott of four products whose advertising it claimed to be "offensive, insulting, and degrading"
Quite a while ago and older lesbian sister said that she was not a feminist and it got me thinking. She said that ‘Feminism’ was a word that she viewed with suspicion, that it felt to her as though the word ‘feminist’ was coming from the universities, that grassroots wimmin were women’s liberationists, that ‘feminism’…
WEEK 07 _ MAR 04
LECTURE ON POSTMODERNSIM REACTIONS TO ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM & Minimalism: Post-Painterly Abstraction Variation on Minimalism Minimalism Reaction to Minimalis Neo Dada Postcolonial Theory Feminism Queer Theory & Gay Rights Pop Art Neoclassicism Postimpressionism Dada Neo-Dada Pop Art Performance Art Happenings Performance Art Minimalism Conceptual Art Neoconservative Postmodernism Neo-Expressionism Postmodern Painting…
Women, the State, and the Family
An essay by E. Moraletat examining the feminist movement in the context of women's relationship with the State and the bourgeois family.
What we know (having been raised in Western education system): There are 3 waves of feminism and their highlights (suffragettes, the right to vote, sexual liberation, the pill, equality in the work place, bell hooks, Simone de Beauvoir, Gloria Steinem, Madonna in the 1990s, ) have noticeably shaped Western culture. What we’ve picked up along…