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Author Baxandall, Rosalyn, 1939-2015.

Title Dear sisters : dispatches from the womens liberation movement / Rosalyn Baxandall and Linda Gordon
Published New York, NY : Basic Books, [2000]
©2000
Table of Contents
 A Note on the Textix
 Introduction1
Part IOrigins 
 1.A Movement Arises21
   Sex and Caste / Casey Hayden, Mary King21
   We Don't Need the Men / Malvina Reynolds23
   An Appeal to Mothers, Black and White Mothers' Draft Resistance24
   Mother's Day Demonstration24
   Burial of Weeping Womanhood Radical Women's Group25
   What Concrete Steps Can Be Taken to Further the Homophile Movement / Shirley Willer26
   The Lesbian's Other Identity / Del Martin27
   Lesbianism and Feminism / Wilda Chase27
   To the Women of the Left SDS Women28
   The Mountain Movers / Susie Ling29
   Principles New York Radical Women34
   Outreach Leaflet Bread and Roses35
   Cocktales36
   Angry Notes from a Black Feminist / Doris Wright37
   Position Paper on Women Young Lords Party38
   American Foot Binding: Stamp Out High Heels40
 2.The New Left41
   Underground Woman / Mary Moylan42
   Women Unite! Free the Panthers!44
   Declaration of Women's Independence Bread and Roses45
   Women Shake Up SDS Session / Susan Sutheim48
   Brochure Radical America50
   Letter to the Left / Ellen Willis51
   Sisters in Struggle52
   Goodbye to All That / Robin Morgan53
   Unite to Win Chicago Women's Graphics Collective58
   Pissed Off About the War in Cambodia59
   Wuntrac61
   Cartoon and Letter Criticizing Sexist Cartoon / Fran Rominski, Naomi Weisstein63
   Platform Third World Gay Revolution64
   Statement Third World Women's Alliance65
 3.New Organizational Forms67
   The Small Group Process / Pamela Parker Allen67
   What We Do at Meetings Gainesville Women's Liberation70
   The Tyranny of Structurelessness / Jo Freeman73
   What Men Can Do for Women's Liberation Gainesville Women's Liberation76
   Women of La Raza Unite!77
   You Are Where You Eat / Laura Shapiro79
   Analysis of Chicago Women's Liberation School Chicago Women's Liberation Union82
 4.Feminist Theory84
   What Is a Woman? / Norma Allen84
   Are Men Really the Enemy? / Jayne West88
   Manifesto Redstockings90
   Radical Feminism and Love / Ti-Grace Atkinson91
   A Historical and Critical Essay for Black Women / Patricia Haden, Donna Middleton, Patricia Robinson93
   Socialist Feminism Chicago Women's Liberation Union96
   Fourth World Manifesto / Barbara Burris101
   You Are Not My God, Jehovah / Rev. Peggy Way103
   Reaching Beyond Intellect / Hallie Iglehart, Jeanne Scott-Senior105
   The Woman-Identified Woman Radicalesbians107
   Politicalesbians and the Women's Liberation Movement Anonymous Realesbians109
   On Separatism / Lee Schwing111
   I Am What I Am / Lorna Cherot112
Part IIBodies 
 5.Health117
   What Medical Students Learn / Kay Weiss118
   The Origins of Our Bodies Ourselves Boston Women's Health Book Collective120
   Women's Night at the Free Clinic / Kathy Campbell, Terry Dalsemer, Judy Waldman121
   Wonder Woman123
   Self-Help Clinic The West Coast Sisters124
   Brochure Feminist Women's Health Center126
   Using a Natural Sponge127
   Breastfeeding Successfully in Spite of Doctors and Hospitals / Sally Wendkos Olds128
   HR 1504, A Bill to Allow the Father to Attend the Birth of His Child130
   Breathing Life into Ourselves: The Evolution of the National Black Women's Health Project / Byllye Y. Avery131
 6.Reproductive Rights134
   Women Must Control the Means of Reproduction / Irene Peslikis, Peslikis, Irene134
   Poor Black Women Black Sisters / Patricia Robinson135
   Off the Pill / Judith Coburn136
   On Abortion and Abortion Law / Lucinda Cisler140
   Hernia: A Satire / Sarah Wernick Lockeretz144
   Women Learn to Perform Abortions "Jane"145
   Who Needs a Shepherd? Catholics for a Free Choice147
   Friends of the Fetus / Irene Peslikis148
   An African American Woman Speaks Out for Abortion Rights / Mary Treadwell149
   Sterilization: Rights and Abuse of Rights / Joan Kelly150
   Posters Against Sterilization Abuse152
   Starting Over / Sonia Jaffe Robbins154
 7.Sexuality155
   Venus Observed / Ruth Davis155
   What's an Orgasm?157
   The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm / Anne Koedt158
   The Happiest Day of My Life163
   Liberating Masturbation / Betty Dodson164
   My First Orgasm / Karen Sandler165
   First National Chicana Conference Workshop Resolutions166
   It Just Happened B.K.O.167
   Smash Phallic Imperialism / Sue Katz169
   Boycotting Pornographic Records / Julia London171
   HIRE (Hooking Is Real Employment)173
 8.Objectification, Harassment, Violence175
   Death in the Spectacle / Linda Phelps175
   A Pretty Girl Is Like a Commodity / Bev Grant180
   Body Odor and Social Order / Florika181
   Poster / Florika183
   Excerpt from "No More Miss America," New York Radical Women184
   A Critique of the Miss America Protest / Carol Hanisch185
   Hairy Legs Freak Fishy Liberal / Sheilah Drummond187
   Untitled News Story about High School Girl Sassing a Mayor188
   Antes de hacer dieta189
   Fat Chance Performance Group / Cathy Cade190
   Fat Liberation Manifesto / Judith Freespirit, Aldebaran191
   Little Rapes192
   Rape: The All American Crime / Karen Lindsey, Holly Newman, Fran Taylor195
   The Mass Psychology of Rape / Susan Brownmiller196
   Black Women Organizing Against Rape / Nekenge Toure, Michele Plate197
   The Case of Inez Garcia / Susan Jordan201
   The Sexual Abuse of Children / Florence Rush204
   Women's Martial Arts Demonstrations / Cathy Cade206
   Karate As Self-Defense for Women / Susan Pascale, Rachel Moon, Leslie Tanner207
   La Virgen de Guadalupe Defendiendo los Derechos de los Xicanos / Ester Hernandez209
Part IIIInstitutions 
 9.Family213
   For Sadie and Maud / Eleanor Holmes Norton213
   What's in a Name? / Julie Coryell216
   Machismo / Denise Oliver217
   A Marriage Agreement / Alix Kates Shulman218
   Communal Living221
   The Five of Us / Vicki Cohn Pollard222
   Hippie Communes / Vivian Estellachild225
   Speaking of Spock / Jo Ann Hoit226
   The Single Mother Experience / Karol Hope229
   The Sisterhood of Black Single Mothers / Daphne Busby232
   Lesbian Mothers and Their Children233
   Why Day Care? / Louise Gross, Phyllis Taube Greenleaf234
 10.Education237
   Consciousness Razors / Verne Moberg237
   Gender in the Fourth Grade / Kevin Karkau239
   What Every Young Girl Should Ask High School Women's Liberation Coalition242
   Testimony of a High School Pitcher / Ruth Colker243
   Baseball Family / Cathy Cade245
   Courses, 1973 Chicago Liberation School for Women246
   Nuts to Bolts247
   Library Sit-in for Women's History / Cathy Cade249
   Dear Sisters NY Radical Feminists Cabaret250
   Women's Studies As a Pledge of Resistance / Adrienne Rich251
   Women's Studies / Lillian Robinson252
   Feminism in the Bible Belt / Judith P. Jones252
 11.Work254
   The Politics of Housework / Pat Mainardi255
   Wages for Housework258
   Wages Against Housework / Silvia Federici259
   Margaret F. Stewart, Our Lady of Guadalupe / Yolanda M. Lopez261
   Luring Women into the Armed Forces / Kate Wall262
   AFT Resolution on Women's Rights263
   Learning Auto Repair / Cathy Cade264
   Open Letter to Local #1299 United Steelworkers of America265
   Does Your Boss Know You're Gay?266
   The Era of Tokenism and the Role Model Trap / Caroline Walker Bynum267
   The Secretary's Chant / Marge Piercy269
   Women Unionize Office Jobs / Renee Blakkan270
   59 cents, A Woman's Dollar272
   What About the Secretaries? Bread and Roses273
   TWA Stewardesses on Strike / Cathy Cade273
   Sexual Harassment: Working Women's Dilemma / Dierdre Silverman274
   Radio News Women's Clearinghouse276
   Every Mother a Working Mother / Diana Mara Henry278
   Welfare Is a Women's Issue / Johnnie Tillmon279
 12.Culture282
   At Home in San Jose / Judy Linhares282
   Samplers: One of the Lesser American Arts / Toni Flores Fratto283
   How to Name Baby285
   Anatomy Is Destiny or... Just Like Daddy / Virginia W. Morgan286
   Women and the Myth of Consumerism / Ellen Willis288
   Pregnant Woman in a Ball of Yarn / Barbara Carrasco291
   Linen Closet / Sandy Orgel292
   There Was a Young Woman Who Swallowed a Lie... / Meredith Tax293
   Breaking Out295
   The Reception / June Jordan296
   Witch / Jean Tepperman296
   Medusa297
   A Geology Lesson / Judy Grahn298
   The Young Warrior Gayle Two Eagles298
   Mountain-Moving Day Chicago Women's Graphic Collective299
   Women Invade The Boston Globe / Lynn Evans300
   Stickers to Paste on Advertisements Bread and Roses301
   I've Been in Her Shoes302
   Days of Celebration and Resistance: The Chicago Women's Liberation Rock Band, 1970-1973 / Naomi Weisstein303
   Women's Music 101 / Jennifer Baumgardner307
   Portrait of the Artist As the Virgin of Guadalupe / Yolanda M. Lopez309
   Among the Things That Use to Be / Willie M. Coleman310
   In the Beauty Parlor / Phyllis Ewen311
 Sources313
 Further Reading318
 Acknowledgments319
 Index of Contributors321

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Description xiv, 322 pages, : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes "Broadsides, cartoons, manifestos and other documents from the twentieth century's most influential movement" -- cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Feminism -- History.
Feminism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Feminism -- United States -- History.
Feminism.
Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women's rights -- United States -- History.
Author Gordon, Linda.
ISBN 0465017061
0465070450
OTHER TI The Sixties : Primary documents and personal narratives 1960 - 1974 (Alexander Street Press)