Why Sex Was Better Under Socialism Is One Hot Mess of a Book

It’s pretty colonialist, too.

EdgeOfTheSandbox
Mar 6 · 6 min read

The first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova orbited the Earth forty-eight times in July 1963 on Vostok 6. After her career as a cosmonaut, Tereshkova became a prominent politician and led the Soviet delegation to the 1975 United Nations World Conference on Women.

But there were no politicians in the Soviet Union. Tereshkova was a figurehead sent to space to then be dispatched to dupe hapless westerners and impress the Third World.

Iron Ladies

Collected works of conservative women * Written and curated by conservative women * For conservatives - and the concurious

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Not “cis”, a woman. Wife. Mother. Wrong kind of immigrant. Identify as an amateur wino.

Iron Ladies

Collected works of conservative women * Written and curated by conservative women * For conservatives - and the concurious