In Praise of Toughness

During the 25 years of its existence, contemporary feminism has received a measure of gentle chiding for its excesses. Not even the most indulgent eye can completely overtook feminist comparisons of marriage to prostitution, childbirth to defecation, or the use of the pronoun "he" to Jim Crow.

Michael Levin

Michael Levin is author of Feminism and Freedom (Transaction Books) and professor of philosophy at City College, New York.

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