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Parker and Hulme: a Lesbian View

Parker and Hulme: a Lesbian View Julie Glamuzina and Alison J. Laurie Auckland, New Women’s Press 1991 Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker were teenagers in New Zealand, ages 15 and 16, when in June 1954 they killed Pauline’s mother. The murder resulted in a sensational court case, extensive local and international media coverage, and a…


Feminism Unmodified: Discourses on Life and Law

Feminism Unmodified:Discourses on Life and Law Catharine A. MacKinnon Harvard UniversityPress 1987 Feminism Unmodified: Discourses on Life and Law is a 1987 book by feminist legal scholar Catharine MacKinnon. The book is a collection of essays by MacKinnon delivered during the 1980s, in which she makes a radical feminist critique of pornography and liberal feminism. From Harvard University Press: Through these engaged works on issues…

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Pornography & Civil Rights: A New Day for Women’s Equality

Pornography & Civil Rights:A New Day for Women’s Equality Andrea Dworkin,Catharine MacKinnon Organizing AgainstPornography 1988 Pornography is central in creating and maintaining the civil inequality of the sexes. Pornography is a systematic practice of exploitation and subordination based on sex which differentially harms women…” With those bold words began the groundbreaking local anti-pornography law drafted…