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I do not wish them to have power over men, but over themselves. (Quote by - Mary Wollstonecraft)

That one can love another of the same gender, that is what the homophobe really cannot stand. (Quote by - Stephen Fry)

I do think the attempt to raise consciousness has succeeded. People are very aware of gender concerns now. (Quote by - Clifford Geertz)

Our only hope for the redemption of woman from the thralldom of dress lies in the belief that her hitherto limited sphere of activities has been so insufficient for her intellectual occupations that she has been forced to expend her thoughts in decorating her person, instead of enlarging her mind. (Quote by - Mercy B. Jackson)

I've left Bethlehem, and I feel free. I've left the girl I was supposed to be, and some day I'll be born. (Quote by - Paula Cole)

I wish someone would have told me that, just because I'm a girl, I don't have to get married. (Quote by - Marlo Thomas)

I don't think gender is aesthetically defining for me. (Quote by - Suzanne Vega)

The people I'm getting furious with are the women's liberationists. They keep getting on their soapboxes proclaiming that women are brighter than men. That's true, but it should be kept quiet or it ruins the whole racket. (Quote by - Anita Loos)

Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths. (Quote by - Lois Wyse)

When I put the shot, it's feminine, because I'm female. Athletic motion doesn't have a gender. (Quote by - Maren Seidler)

The little rift between the sexes is astonishingly widened by simply teaching one set of catchwords to the girls and another to the boys. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

I think we're struggling with trying to redefine various positions at this point in history. To allow freedom for women, freedom for men, freedom from those sharply defined gender roles. (Quote by - Fred Ward)

I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly. Tunafish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock. (Quote by - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison)

There is more difference within the sexes than between them. (Quote by - Ivy Compton-Burnett)

We must focus on people as people, regardless of race, creed, color or gender. (Quote by - Judge Mills Lane)

To tell a woman everything she may not do is to tell her what she can do. (Quote by - Spanish Proverb)

The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments, not on my gender. (Quote by - Sandra Day O'Connor)

There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender... identity is performatively constituted by the very 'expressions' that are said to be its results. (Quote by - Judith Butler)

We have a history of gender and racial bias on our court that continues to undermine the system. Excluding individuals based on race is antagonistic to the pursuit of justice. (Quote by - Anita Hill)

Men define intelligence, men define usefulness, men tell us what is beautiful, men even tell us what is womanly. (Quote by - Sally Kempton)

I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt: I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging. I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity to be a good and wise judge, regardless of their background or life experiences. (Quote by - Sonia Sotomayor)

When two people marry they become in the eyes of the law one person, and that one person is the husband. (Quote by - Shana Alexander)

With the adoption of the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, the international community sent out a clear message that gender based violence will not be tolerated. (Quote by - Jenny Shipley)

You don't have to signal a social conscience by looking like a frump. Lace knickers won't hasten the holocaust, you can ban the bomb in a feather boa just as well as without, and a mild interest in the length of hemlines doesn't necessarily disqualify you from reading Das Kapital and agreeing with every word. (Quote by - Elizabeth Bibesco)

Most men are very attached to the idea of being male, and usually experience a lot of fear and insecurity around the idea of being a man. Most women are very identified with their gender, and also experience a tremendous amount of fear and insecurity. (Quote by - Andrew Cohen)


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