"Women are told they can have it all, that they can do anything, as long as they also keep doing everything else they were doing before," she said.Really? Four decades of belligerent in-your-face politics wasn't direct enough?
Asked what she would change about the women's movement in its nascent stages four decades ago, she said early feminists should have been more commanding.
"We were too nice," she said. "We're women. We were trained to be nice. We weren't direct enough."
Saturday, November 13, 2010
'We're Women. We Were Trained To Be Nice. We Weren't Direct Enough'
Nice bit of revisionist history from decrepit feminist icon Gloria Steinem.