Please note: I first published Parts 1 and 2 of Feminism's Sisterhood of Silly Women as a complete post on LadiesAgainstFeminism.com on November 19, 2004, under the title The Sisterhood of Silly Women. I have edited the piece and divided it into two parts for clarity's sake.
|“Silly: weak in intellect, unwise, foolish” |
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Each of the other three women featured in The Sisterhood  had been in some way influenced by Betty Friedan’s work. Though all four ended up in the women’s liberation movement, their family backgrounds were dramatically different and their varying lifestyles eventually caused a rift in the movement.