Robin Morgan
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"Robin Morgan" is an United States/American poet, author, political theorist and activist, journalist, lecturer, and former child actor. Since the early 1960s she has been a key radical feminism/radical feminist member of the American Women's Movement, and a leader in the international feminist movement. Her 1970 anthology Sisterhood Is Powerful has been widely credited with helping to start the second wave feminism/second wave feminist movement in the US, and was cited by the New York Public Library as "One of the 100 most influential Books of the 20th Century," along with those of Sigmund Freud and Karl Marx. She has written more than 20 books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, and is also known as the editor of Ms. Magazine.

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Friendship is mutual blackmail elevated to the level of love.

I feel like I've gotten away from God-knows-what, ... but I feel safe now. I like the treatment I'm getting here. The treatment I'm getting here is much better than I was getting when I was there from the police officers and stuff.

I'm scared. If it happened this time, it can happen again. That's my child in there.

It isn't until you begin to fight in your own cause that you (a) become really committed to winning, and (b) become a genuine ally of other people struggling for their freedom.

There's something contagious about demanding freedom.

I feel that 'man-hating' is an honorable and viable political act, that the oppressed have a right to class-hatred against the class that is oppressing them.

You think you're being brave, you think you're being sexy, you think you're transcending feminism. But that's bullshit.

Women are not inherently passive or peaceful. We're not inherently anything but human.