Spacefem (spacefem) wrote,
Spacefem
spacefem

and in feminism...

Last weekend I read in someone's journal that Andrea Dworkin had died. I think it was on wikipedia, but nowhere else... so I ignored it. Chalked it up to stupid internet "rumors of my death have been greatly exagerated" type stuff, since she's only 58 and there are plenty of people who probably wouldn't mind her being dead.

I ran across more stories tonight... she died Saturday. a tragic loss.

here's the short review I wrote of Heartbreak about a year ago. I was a bit torn about the book, since I'm so libertarian, but she described such pure, righteous anger I couldn't help but feel like getting right behind her. In a world where we're surrounded by people who "play politics" and act diplomatic to all the wrong sides, Dworkin was a punishingly honest voice that everyone, especially women, should read.
Tags: feminism
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 5 comments