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"Because We're Women"

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Joyce Stevens ‘Because We’re Women’ was first published in 1975 Women’s Liberation International Women’s Day Broadsheet - then in 1985 in A History of International Women’s Day in words and images (hardcopy p46-51)

"Because We're Women"

  • Because our work is never done

  • and under or unpaid or boring or repetitious

  • and we’re the first to get the sack

  • and what we look like is more important than what we do

  • and if we get raped its our fault

  • and if we get bashed we must have provoked it

  • and if we raise our voices we’re nagging bitches

  • and if we enjoy sex we’re nymphos

  • and if we don't were frigid

  • and if we love women its because we cant get a real man

  • and if we ask our doctor too many questions we’re neurotic and/or pushy

  • and if we expect community care for children we’re selfish

  • and if we stand up for our rights we’re aggressive and unfeminine

  • and if we don’t we’re typical weak females

  • and if we want to get married we’re out to trap a man

  • and if don’t we’re unnatural

  • and because we still cant get an adequate safe contraceptive but men can walk on the moon

  • and if we cant cope or don’t want a pregnancy

  • we’re made to feel guilty about abortion

  • and for lots and lots of other reasons

  • we are part of the women’s liberation movement

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