Womens Liberation

Women's Liberation

What age group was the women's liberation moevment made up of?

  • College age/ early 20's
  • middle aged/ 30s-40s
  • all ages
  • senior citzens
  • people younger than 18

what year was oral contraceptive approved for Women?

  • 1965
  • 1960
  • 1950
  • 1880

when did Ms. Magazine publish their first Magazine?

  • July 1972
  • December 1971
  • May 1975
  • october 1969

True/ False

  • The Women's Liberation movement was against Lesbian's joining the group, and labeled them the "Lavender Menace"
  • After being Labeled "Lavender Menace" by Betty Friedance The women's liberation movement claimed the term and used it to empower Lesbians.
  • Women started to gather for consciousness- raising groups. They would read feminist texts, and recount their experiences.
  • Ms. Magazine first appeared as an insert in New York Magazine.

Write a paragraph about the ideals of the Women's liberation.

What was the ideals of conservative women before the feminst movement started?

What Protest is this text from?

"The Unbeatable Madonna-Whore Combination. Miss America and Playboy's centerfold are sisters over the skin. To win approval, we must be both sexy and wholesome, delicate but able to cope, demure yet titillatingly bitchy. Deviation of any sort brings, we are told, disaster: "You won't get a man!!"

People apart of Women's Liberation

Match The Person with their quote

  • Betty Friedan
    “Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women's denigration of themselves.”
  • Gloria Stienman
    “I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.”
  • Susan Brown Miller
    “Since femininity in all respects is a matter of containment, a woman whose hair exceeds the esthetic limits of her culture probably will employ some depilatory procedure to bring her body into line.”
  • Kate Millet
    “It is interesting that many women do not recognize themselves as discriminated against; no better proof could be found of the totality of their conditioning.”

Who is Gloria Steinam

  • She was the co-founder of Ms. Magazine, as well as one of its editors for 15 years. She also became the face of the Women's Liberation movement. She was very well spoken, intelligent and beautiful, which made her a good candidate to be a leader. She broke the idea that all feminists are ugly and angry.
  • In 1963 she published The Feminine Mystique, which broke the ideal that all women were happy housewives and encouraged women to find contentment outside the home. She was the co-founder of NOW and was one of the many leaders who pushed the lesbian community out of the movement. She later claimed they were an important part of the movement.
  • Author of Against Our Will, published in 1975, a book promoting the knowledge about rape. She tried to promote awareness of what rape is and how it affects women. She was also apart of the Anti-pornography campaign.
  • Author of Sexual Politics, Published in 1970. She was the first feminist to use feminist literary criticism. Consciousness- raising groups were becoming big and she brought it into literature. She was an in the closet lesbian until 1974 and an influential feminist in the Women's liberation movement because of her exploration of power dynamics in relationships.

Who is Betty friedan?

  • In 1963 she published The Feminine Mystique, which broke the ideal that all women were happy housewives and encouraged women to find contentment outside the home. She was the co-founder of NOW and was one of the many leaders who pushed the lesbian community out of the movement. She later claimed they were an important part of the movement.
  • She was the co-founder of Ms. Magazine, as well as one of its editors for 15 years. She also became the face of the Women's Liberation movement. She was very well spoken, intelligent and beautiful, which made her a good candidate to be a leader. She broke the idea that all feminists are ugly and angry.
  • Author of Against Our Will, published in 1975, a book promoting the knowledge about rape. SHe tried to promote awareness of what rape is and how it affects women. She was also apart of the Anti-pornography campaign.
  • Author of Sexual Politics, Published in 1970. She was the first feminist to use feminist literary criticism. Consciousness- raising groups were becoming big and she brought it into literature. She was an in the closet lesbian until 1974 and an influential feminist in the Women's liberation movement because of her exploration of power dynamics in relationships.

Who is Susan Brown Miller?

  • Author of Against Our Will, published in 1975, a book promoting the knowledge about rape. SHe tried to promote awareness of what rape is and how it affects women. She was also apart of the Anti-pornography campaign.
  • In 1963 she published The Feminine Mystique, which broke the ideal that all women were happy housewives and encouraged women to find contentment outside the home. She was the co-founder of NOW and was one of the many leaders who pushed the lesbian community out of the movement. She later claimed they were an important part of the movement.
  • She was the co-founder of Ms. Magazine, as well as one of its editors for 15 years. She also became the face of the Women's Liberation movement. She was very well spoken, intelligent and beautiful, which made her a good candidate to be a leader. She broke the idea that all feminists are ugly and angry.
  • Author of Sexual Politics, Published in 1970. She was the first feminist to use feminist literary criticism. Consciousness- raising groups were becoming big and she brought it into literature. She was an in the closet lesbian until 1974 and an influential feminist in the Women's liberation movement because of her exploration of power dynamics in relationships.

who is kate millet?

  • Author of Sexual Politics, Published in 1970. She was the first feminist to use feminist literary criticism. Consciousness- raising groups were becoming big and she brought it into literature. She was an in the closet lesbian until 1974 and an influential feminist in the Women's liberation movement because of her exploration of power dynamics in relationships.
  • In 1963 she published The Feminine Mystique, which broke the ideal that all women were happy housewives and encouraged women to find contentment outside the home. She was the co-founder of NOW and was one of the many leaders who pushed the lesbian community out of the movement. She later claimed they were an important part of the movement.
  • She was the co-founder of Ms. Magazine, as well as one of its editors for 15 years. She also became the face of the Women's Liberation movement. She was very well spoken, intelligent and beautiful, which made her a good candidate to be a leader. She broke the idea that all feminists are ugly and angry.
  • Author of Against Our Will, published in 1975, a book promoting the knowledge about rape. SHe tried to promote awareness of what rape is and how it affects women. She was also apart of the Anti-pornography campaign.

Conflicting Ideas

Write two parapraphs in the point of view of someone in the Women's Liberation Movement.

Write Two paragraphs as someone against the Women's Liberation Movement.

This can be in response to the last two paragraphs or not.

significance

How does the Women's movement connect to todays modern feminists?

Why is the Womens movement historically significant?