Citati iz knjige „Witches, Sluts, Feminists“ autora Kristen J. Sollee

Slut is a derogatory term for a sexually promiscuous woman. In its earliest usage in fifteenth-century Old English, “slut” referred to a dirty, slovenly, unkempt woman or maid. By the nine
Men of the cloth were supposed to be celibate for life, and Kramer knew his audience. What better way to spice up a text about heresy than to make it sexy? The Malleus Maleficarum inspired countless cruel deaths, but was also pretty much ye olde medieval BDSM erotica.
As cultural historian Riane Eisler theorizes in The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future, “If we read the Bible as normative social literature, the absence of the Goddess is the single most important statement about the kind of social order that the men who over many centuries wrote and rewrote this religious document strove to establish and uphold.”
Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women
The Malleus Maleficarum
Witch Craze: Terror and Fantasy in Baroque Germany
As Muse: Art, Gender, and Power in Early Modern Europe.
Linda C. Hults in The Witch
The history of witchcraft is primarily a history of women
Diana, Roman goddess of the hunt, the moon, and childbirth; and Hecate, Greek goddess of the moon, the crossroads, and witchcraft.
You can find the legacy of the witch in Sumerian tales of Inanna, in Egyptian legends of Isis, and in Hindu myths of Kali.
After a decade of exploring gender in contemporary music, art, and culture as a journalist, I started a sex-positive feminist website called Slutist.
When Abortion Was a Crime: Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, 1867–1973
They declared themselves #NastyWomen

I had several friends along with myself who took part in this. Donald Trump's obvious ignorance and nonchalant attitude when it came to women and how he treats us infurrated me to say the least.

When “bitch” won’t suffice to denigrate a woman, “witch” adds an element of supernatural evil that has no male equivalent in common use.

the use of the word "bitch" is more of a "how dare you?!" term in my mind. However, after all the reading and this semester i would greatly argue that witch has the same derogatory meaning.

It has been used to control and demonize women consistently: women who had privileged economic positions, women who were smart, women who had expertise in medicine, women who were outspoken, women who were sexually promiscuous. Female independence and sexual independence is still frightening because it liberates us from oppressive structures and having to rely on a patriarchal system to grant us power.

Heres what I don't understand: In some cases it was women who were vigourously trying to get women committed for the crimes of being a witch. Maybe they didn't realize it was a control mechanism but if they did..did they not think that maybe they were on the wrong side seeing as they too were also, women?

used to vilify women and invoke scenes of sinful fornicators.

I'm religious but I never realized that it had the same affects that the word "devil" does to us.

This repressive view of sexuality, female sexuality in particular, is still infused into American politics—and the American psyche.

Female sexuality has always been challenged and more recently in my opinion has been made to be something thats its not

By 1693, nearly two hundred people had been accused of witchcraft, more than fifty had confessed

almost positive that the people that confessed only confessed because of the torture and not because it was actually true. By 1693, nearly two hundred people had been accused of witchcraft, more than fifty had confessed

Her confession was gilded with descriptions of hirsute beasts, flying via broomstick through the night

still can't believe that she lied like that

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