Part 2: When women started to roar

  • Article by: KIM ODE , Star Tribune
  • Updated: September 5, 2013 - 12:42 PM

In 1963, when a suburban housewife named Betty Friedan asked, “Is this all?” the answer, first whispered over 5 p.m. martinis, eventually grew to the sound of a million women roaring.

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eman2001Sep. 1, 1311:21 AM

An interesting concept to be liberated from living off of husbands and being able to choose to work or not.

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regionguySep. 1, 13 6:14 PM

My Mom came from an immigrant family. During WWII she enlisted in the Navy and rose to being a chief. After the war she had her own career, and didn't get married until she was 30. Perhaps things weren't really as simple as this article makes them sound.

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jdlellis1Sep. 1, 13 7:22 PM

The sad part of the women's movement was/is the mantra "You can have it all!" When one makes choices, paths not pursued cannot be obtained nor is any individual entitled to Choice-A when Choice-B is taken. Now before selecting "dislike" the same holds true that men cannot have it all.

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simplicity1Sep. 3, 13 3:32 AM

Feminism has increase the availability of easy unattached sex. I love feminism!

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