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Quotation by Jane O'Reilly
Women who assume authority are unnatural. Unnatural women are lesbians. Therefore all the leaders of the women's movement were presumed to be lesbians.
Jane O'Reilly, U.S. feminist and humorist. The Girl I Left Behind, ch. 8 (1980).
O'Reilly, a heterosexual, was active in the women's rights movement. Here, she was describing common assumptions of antifeminists in the late 1960s and the 1970s.
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