There are plenty of people on the left who would argue that radical feminism is not a form of bigotry. For those who want to read responsible feminist writings and news, check out ifeminists.com which is a libertarian site run by women. Anyone who thinks that radical feminism is not a bonafide form of bigotry after reading these quotes would have to be a genuine closet bigot themselves. To any reasonable person, quotes such as these coming from a variety of radical feminist writers should make it quite clear that modern radical feminism is an ideology of pure hate as virulent as any hatred that has been unleashed against racial minorities in this country.
“The nuclear family must be destroyed… Whatever its ultimate meaning, the break-up of families now is an objectively revolutionary process.” — Linda Gordon
“I feel that ‘man-hating’ is an honorable and viable political act, that the oppressed have a right to class-hatred against the class that is oppressing them.” — Robin Morgan, Ms. Magazine Editor.
“I haven’t the faintest notion what possible revolutionary role white hetero- sexual men could fulfill, since they are the very embodiment of reactionary- vested-interest-power. But then, I have great difficulty examining what men in general could possibly do about all this. In addition to doing the shitwork that women have been doing for generations, possibly not exist? No, I really don’t mean that. Yes, I really do.” — Robin Morgan
“We can’t destroy the inequities between men and women until we destroy marriage.” — Robin Morgan
“I claim that rape exists any time sexual intercourse occurs when it has not been initiated by the woman, out of her own genuine affection and desire.”
— Robin Morgan
To call a man an animal is to flatter him; he’s a machine, a walking dildo.”
— Valerie Solanas, Authoress of the SCUM Manifesto
“Life in this society being, at best, an utter bore and no aspect of society being at all relevant to women, there remains to civic-minded, responsible, thrill-seeking females only to overthrow the government, eliminate the money system, institute complete automation, and destroy the male sex.”
— Valerie Solana, SCUM founder (Society for Cutting Up Men.)
“The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness…can be trained to do most things.”
— Jilly Cooper, SCUM (Society For Cutting Up Men, started by Valerie Solanas)
“Since marriage constitutes slavery for women, it is clear that the women’s movement must concentrate on attacking this institution. Freedom for women cannot be won without the abolition of marriage.” — Sheila Cronin, the leader of the feminist organization NOW
“I want to see a man beaten to a bloody pulp with a high-heel shoved in his mouth, like an apple in the mouth of a pig.” — Andrea Dworkin
“Marriage as an institution developed from rape as a practice.” — Andrea Dworkin
“Heterosexual intercourse is the pure, formalized expression of contempt for women’s bodies.” — Andrea Dworkin
“In my own life, I don’t have intercourse. That is my choice.” — Andrea Dworkin
Under patriarchy, every woman’s son is her potential betrayer and also the inevitable rapist or exploiter of another woman.” — Andrea Dworkin
“To be rapeable, a position that is social, not biological, defines what a woman is.” — Andrea Dworkin
“Q: People think you are very hostile to men.
A: I am.” — Andrea Dworkin
“Men use the night to erase us.” — Andrea Dworkin
“The annihilation of a woman’s personality, individuality, will, character, is prerequisite to male sexuality.” — Andrea Dworkin
“Men love death. In everything they make, they hollow out a central place for death, let its rancid smell contaminate every dimension of whatever still survives. Men especially love murder. In art they celebrate it, and in life they commit it. They embrace murder as if life without it would be devoid of passion, meaning, and action, as if murder were solace, stilling their sobs as they mourn the emptiness and alienation of their lives.”
— Andrea Dworkin
“Men are rapists, batterers, plunderers, killers; these same men are religious prophets, poets, heroes, figures of romance, adventure, accomplishment, figures ennobled by tragedy and defeat. Men have claimed the earth, called it ‘Her’. Men ruin Her. Men have airplanes, guns, bombs, poisonous gases, weapons so perverse and deadly that they defy any authentically human imagination.”
— Andrea Dworkin, Pornography: Men Possessing Women
“On the Left, on the Right, in the Middle; Authors, statesmen, thieves; so-called humanists and self-declared fascists; the adventurous and the contemplative, in every realm of male expression and action, violence is experienced and articulated as love and freedom.”
— Andrea Dworkin, Pornography: Men Possessing Women.
“The institution of sexual intercourse is anti-feminist” — Ti-Grace Atkinson
“Feminism is the theory, lesbianism is the practice.” — Ti-Grace Atkinson
“When a woman reaches orgasm with a man she is only collaborating with the patriarchal system, eroticizing her own oppression.” — Sheila Jeffrys
“Politically, I call it rape whenever a woman has sex and feels violated.” — Catherine MacKinnon
“All sex, even consensual sex between a married couple, is an act of violence perpetrated against a woman.” — Catherine MacKinnon
“You grow up with your father holding you down and covering your mouth so another man can make a horrible searing pain between your legs.”
— Catherine MacKinnon (Prominent legal feminist scholar; University of Michigan, & Yale.)
“In a patriarchal society, all heterosexual intercourse is rape because women, as a group, are not strong enough to give meaningful consent.”
— Catharine MacKinnon, quoted in Professing Feminism: Cautionary Tales from the Strange World of Women’s Studies.
“The more famous and powerful I get the more power I have to hurt men.” — Sharon Stone; Actress
“Ninety-five percent of women’s experiences are about being a victim. Or about being an underdog, or having to survive… women didn’t go to Vietnam and blow things up. They are not Rambo.”
— Jodie Foster; Actress - as quoted in The New York Times Magazine.
“The proportion of men must be reduced to and maintained at approximately 10% of the human race.” — Sally Miller Gearhart, in The Future - If There Is One - Is Female.
“And if the professional rapist is to be separated from the average dominant heterosexual (male), it may be mainly a quantitative difference.”
— Susan Griffin, Rape: The All-American Crime.
“If life is to survive on this planet, there must be a decontamination of the Earth. I think this will be accompanied by an evolutionary process that will result in a drastic reduction of the population of males.” –Mary Daly, former Professor at Boston College, 2001.
“If anyone is prosecuted for filing a false report, then victims of real attacks will be less likely to report them.” - David Angier
“Men who are unjustly accused of rape can sometimes gain from the experience.” - Catherine Comins
“As long as some men use physical force to subjugate females, all men need not. The knowledge that some men do suffices to threaten all women. He can beat or kill the woman he claims to love; he can rape women…he can sexually molest his daughters… THE VAST MAJORITY OF MEN IN THE WORLD DO ONE OR MORE OF THE ABOVE.”
— Marilyn French (her emphasis)
“All men are rapists and that’s all they are”
— Marilyn French, Authoress; (later, advisoress to Al Gore’s Presidential Campaign.)
“Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release.”
— Germaine Greer.
“All men are good for is f**king, and running over with a truck”.
Statement made by A University of Maine Feminist Administrator, quoted by Richard Dinsmore, who brought a successful civil suit against the University in the amount of $600,000. Richard had protested the quote; was dismissed thereafter on the grounds of harassment; and responded by bringing suit against the University. 1995 settlement.
“Women have their faults / men have only two: / everything they say / everything they do.”
— Popular Feminist Graffiti