January 7: Shulamith Firestone

Author of The Dialectic of Sex (1970) and one of the most radical leaders of the feminist movement of the late 1960s, Shulamith Firestone (Feuerstein) was born into an Orthodox Jewish family in Ottawa on this date in 1945. She studied Judaism and art before moving to New York in 1967, where she co-founded New […]

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