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1972 Eisenstadt v. Baird

91.   … 1972 Eisenstadt v. Baird The Supreme Court ruling Eisenstadt v. Baird stated that unmarried people have the right to contraception. The case resulted from Bill Baird’s challenge to a Massachusetts… …  

1972 Feminists for Life

92.   … 1972 Feminists for Life Feminists for Life, an anti-abortion organization, was founded with the vision of creating “a better world in which no woman would be driven by desperation to abortion.” The… …  

1972 Free to Be … You and Me

93.   … 1972 Free to Be … You and Me Free to Be … You and Me, by Marlo Thomas and Friends, is an audio recording (record album) with songs and stories about how children have the freedom to shape their own… …  

1972 Liberating Masturbation

94.   … 1972 Liberating Masturbation Betty Dodson’s pamphlet Liberating Masturbation is a pioneering work that explained how women could have sexual pleasure and achieve orgasm without a partner. In 1987,… …  

1972 Rape Crisis Center in D.C.

95.   … 1972 Rape Crisis Center in D.C. The Rape Crisis Center in Washington, D.C. was the first in the nation. Its founders were radical feminists. Members of the women’s collective that ran the D.C. RCC… …  

1972 The Healthy Homosexual

96.   … 1972 The Healthy Homosexual George Weinberg coined the term homophobia in his book Society and the Healthy Homosexual. The book, which criticized psychiatric and psychological theories about… …  

1972 The Joy of Sex

97.   … 1972 The Joy of Sex The Joy of Sex: A Gourmet Guide is an illustrated sex manual written by the British physician Alex Comfort. Its title was a clever reference to The Joy of Cooking. The manual was… …  

1972 Witches, Midwives and Nurses

98.   … 1972 Witches, Midwives and Nurses Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English’s Witches, Midwives and Nurses — as well as their two subsequent books, Complaints and Disorders (1973) and For Her Own Good… …  

1972 “Chicanas and Abortion”

99.   … 1972 “Chicanas and Abortion” Beverly Padilla published “Chicanas and Abortion” in The Militant. She argues that a woman’s control of her body and mind is a “collective problem,” not a personal issue.… …  

1972 “Women’s Libbers”

100.   … 1972 “Women’s Libbers” Phyllis Schlafly accused the women’s liberation movement of “promoting abortions instead of families” in the article “Women's Libbers Do NOT Speak For Us,” which was published… …  

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1971 The Click! Moment

The idea of the “Click! moment” was coined by Jane O’Reilly. “The women in the group looked at her, looked at each other, and ... click! A moment of truth. The shock of recognition. Instant sisterhood... Those clicks are coming faster and faster. They were nearly audible last summer, which was a very angry summer for American women. Not redneck-angry from screaming because we are so frustrated and unfulfilled-angry, but clicking-things-into-place-angry, because we have suddenly and shockingly perceived the basic disorder in what has been believed to be the natural order of things.” Article, “The Housewife's Moment of Truth,” published in the first issue of Ms. Magazine and in New York Magazine. Republished in The Girl I Left Behind, by Jane O'Reilly (Macmillan, 1980). Jane O'Reilly papers, Schlesinger Library.