About

This blog may or may not be about feminism. Depends on your definition, really.

But either way, it’s not my first internet rodeo.

The title of this blog is a joke about lifestylism. The revolution ain’t coming.

The Feminist “Revolution” is an emotionally-driven fantasy that A) prevents us from engaging with the world in attempt to reform it, however inadequate such efforts might be, and B) enables feminists to feel frustrated with other women who seem to be “holding us back” from the revolutionary combustion we fantacize could be real (except for those damned collaborating handmaidens— ugh!). And that’s not good. Because isolation is not interference. And separatism does not help women as a class. Which is the point of feminism.

You may contact me by email at elizabeth.hungerford[@]gmail.com

3 thoughts on “About

  1. “I refer to women as a ‘caste’ because collectively women transcend the economic divisions that class implies. In addition, the class status traditionally conferred on women is an extension of the class status of her father, and then of her husband, if she has one. Distinguishing women further, within nation states women are customarily dispersed to reside with men, rather than congregating together, as ethnic and economic groups of men tend to do. Women are further exceptionally defined by their unique capability of bearing and nurturing the young, whether or not they actually do so. While women are also capable of doing anything men can do, except for producing sperm and urinating through a penis, women’s reproductive capacity is used in an invidious way to restrict her range of endeavor, while assigning her to labor that is undesirable to men. Women don’t fit into categories which have been designed to describe men, as many women have found when they empathetically tried to compare their oppression to that experienced by men and were met with outrage and indignation that any woman would dare compare herself to the consequential oppression men suffer. Indeed, it’s impossible. There are over a hundred million women missing from the world’s population as a result of men’s oppression, the leading cause of death for pregnant women is homicide in the U.S., the life expectancy of white women is declining in most U.S. counties, only women may be forced to carry her rapist’s sperm to term, women work two-thirds of the world’s working hours, produce half of the world’s food, yet earn only 10% of the world’s income and own less than 1% of the world’s property. The unique position of women constitutes a caste no matter what experiences they may share with men.” Betsy Warrior

  2. Thank you for acknowledging my comment Elizabeth. It was just a comment regarding an opinion on the categorization of women I’ve long held with unremitting tenacity even though it has evolved with time and consideration. Thank you for all you do on behalf of women.

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