Ragers: Shulamith Firestone
Shulamith Firestone (1945-2012) was the “fireball” of second wave feminism. At a time when women held almost no major elected positions and couldn’t even have their own credit cards, she wrote of a future in which gender oppression would finally disappear.
This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— to accomplish extraordinary things.
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