Quotation by Jane O'Reilly

It was heady stuff, recognizing ourselves as an oppressed class, but the level of discussion was poor. We explained systemic discrimination, and men looked prettily confused and said: "But, I like women."
Jane O'Reilly, U.S. feminist and humorist. The Girl I Left Behind, ch. 2 (1980).

Recalling the early days of the contemporary feminist movement. This is drawn from O'Reilly's famous essay first published in Ms. magazine: "Click! The Housewife's Moment of Truth."
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