Tag: feminism

Valerie Solanas: Questions, Context, and a Messy Legacy in the Village

Valerie Solanas (April 9, 1936 – April 25, 1988) is nothing if not divisive. She was a mysterious Villager known for being a radical lesbian feminist separatist, for writing the wild, controversial SCUM Manifesto, for shooting Andy Warhol and two others at

Barbara Shaum, 1929-2015

In June, 2015 GVSHP was proud to award Barbara Shaum a Village Award. We are very sad to share the news that she passed away in September. Her longtime friend Eleanor Magid and her granddaughter Amity Paye shared a beautiful

She Shot Andy Warhol

The 1960’s was a turbulent decade marked by numerous notable murders, assassinations, and attempted assassinations (some of which, like the Martin Luther King Jr. assassination, the Bobby Kennedy assassination, and the murder of Kitty Genovese, have previously been chronicled on

Fifty Years of the Feminine Mystique

Tomorrow The New School will hold the second part of its symposium, The Feminine Mystique at 50. The symposium marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Betty Friedan’s seminal work.  After authoring The Feminine Mystique, Friedan would go on

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