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Pages to import images to Wikidata. Other editions – View all Against Our Will: All your ideas came from our movement, after all.

We should have stayed in touch, of course. After publishing Against Our WillBrownmiller lectured widely on the topic of rape. This Week in History. Account Options Sign in. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into agaibst automatically. Brownmiller was profoundly influenced brpwnmiller the Southern sit-in movement to end lunch counter segregation that began in February We need it, it is a hideous revelation and it should be required reading.

Does she fear they are almost forgotten now?


How a Book Changed the Way We Talk About Rape

Hysteria and Civil Liberties”. Because if Roe v Wade goes, that is it for us — and it has never been more under threat since this crazed person got to be president. Please consider making a gift to JWA today! Archived from the original on The talk that night moved seamlessly from childbirth to abortion, which was then still illegal. But the revolution had yet to fully get under way.

From inside the book.

Brownmiller became inspired to explore the topic of rape after helping to organize a conference on rape with the New York Radical Feminists an organization she had co-founded.

This Week in History: May 11, Pages Buy. She had read it so fast. The Bourgeois Experience Victoria to Freud.

I would move on. But then it was suggested I go on the college lecture circuit. She lives in New York City. We were great supporters of each other. She had already had three, one in Cuba and two browmiller Puerto Rico.

Against Our Will – Wikipedia

If that fallacy still prevails, this only shows how right she was to confront it in the first place. We were uncovering so many new truths then.


Retrieved 4 February She adjusts her sweater, more animated now even than when I arrived. The JWA Podcast listen now.

Against our will: men, women, and rape – Susan Brownmiller – Google Books

I was 40 when it came out. Bantam Books- Social Science – pages. In her book, Brownmiller identified a number of deeply ingrained myths about rape: Brownmiller listened, aware it would be her turn soon, and all she could think was: Brownmiller lives in… More about Susan Brownmiller.

Fiction, Popular in the United States. No one who reads it will come away untouched. Women were so brilliant in their analysis. I find it amazing that Gloria [Steinem] is still on tour. Sascha Cohen is a PhD candidate in the history department at Brandeis Brownmillrrspecializing in the social and cultural history of s America.