Monday, 3 September 2012

Shulamith Firestone dies at 67

Shulamith Firestone, a leading thinker of second-wave feminism and co-founder of the New York Radical Women group, has died at the age of 67.

Firestone, a radical feminist and activist, was the author of the groundbreaking 1970 book,
The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution. She left politics in the early 1970s and later fell into obscurity.

An article on The Atlantic.