“In recent critiques of feminist work for failing to take account of race or class (12), it is worth noting that the fact that there is such a thing as race and class is assumed,[…]
Disgust, Virtue of (1985 ed.): profound revulsion experienced and expressed by women who are overcoming psychic numbing and coming to our Senses; habit of Discerning Women whose honest loathing is aroused by the behavior of[…]
Parthenogenetic Creation 1: work of feminist creation produced by women alone; woman-made work which may use males as re-sources but never as progenitors, spiritual fathers, mentors, or models. Examples: Les Guerilleres, by Monique Wittig; Mooncircles,[…]
Straying Power: ability to stray/stay off the tracks of traditions that betray women and nature. From Websters’ First New Intergalactic Wickedary of the English Language conjured by Mary Daly in cahoots with Jane Caputi.
Stamina n [(derived fr. L, pl. of stamen warp, thread of life spun by the fates): “…strength or courage of conviction: staying power: PERSEVERANCE”–Webster’s]: threads of Life spun by the Fates; Staying Power/Straying Power of[…]
This piece has been substantially edited from its original version. Not having children = “operating like a man.” Feminists with children make this equivalency sometimes when they are discussing their lot in the workplace. But[…]