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Where Did It All Begin, This Refusal to Grant Women Equality, Humanity?

When did it all begin? The realization that the country was no longer under the control of those to whom it had been promised by God?

Perhaps a long, long time ago, in some smoky room behind a church — or the staid living room of a wealthy plantation owner — or a secret meeting of the men of the town council — or a tavern of men, drink…




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Susan Bordo

Susan Bordo

Cultural historian, media critic, feminist scholar. Website: bordocrossings.com

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