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Andrea Dworkin

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Any violation of a woman's body can become sex for men; this is the essential truth of pornography.

— Andrea Dworkin

#men #pornography #sexism #sexualization #violence

If you want a definition of what a coward is, it’s needing to push a whole class of people down so that you can walk on top of them.

— Andrea Dworkin

#oppression #cowardice

How can anyone love someone who is less than a full person, unless love itself is domination per se?

— Andrea Dworkin

#domination #love #patriarchy #love

Surely the freedom of women must mean more to us than the freedom of pimps.

— Andrea Dworkin

#freedom #prostitution #freedom

A commitment to sexual equality with men is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered.

— Andrea Dworkin

#feminism #liberation #oppression #radical #equality

Being stigmatied by sex is being marked by its meaning in a human life of loneliness and imperfection, where some pain is indelible.

— Andrea Dworkin

#misogyny #passion #sex #stigma #life

Male dominance in society always means that out of public sight, in the private, ahistorical world of men with women, men are sexually dominating women.

— Andrea Dworkin

#sexism #violence-against-women #men

It is a tragedy beyond the power of language to convey when what has been imposed on women by force becomes a standard of freedom for women: and all the women say it is so.

— Andrea Dworkin

#feminism #freedom #patriarchy #third-wave-feminism #tragedy

Women, it is said, have a bad attitude toward sex. Women, it not said often enough, have a long-lived resentment against forced-sex and a longing for freedom.

— Andrea Dworkin

#women #attitude

I’ve read Hamlet, I know men suffer.

— Andrea Dworkin


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I want to continue to help women. Like Dworkin their essential impulse when they see human beings living freely is to try and control or stop them – for their own good. The imperative at the heart of my writing – what must be done – comes directly from my life.

An anti-war activist and anarchist in the late 1960s Dworkin wrote 10 books on radical feminist theory and practice. Andrea Rita Dworkin (September 26 1946 – April 9 2005) was an American radical feminist and writer best known for her criticism of pornography which Andrea Dworkin argued was linked to rape and other forms of violence against women.

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