is a perspective within feminism
that calls for a radical
reordering of society
in which male supremacy is eliminated in all social and economic contexts, while recognizing that women's experiences are also affected by other social divisions such as in race, class, and sexual orientation. The ideology
and movement emerged in the 1960s.
feminists view society
as fundamentally a patriarchy
in which men dominate and oppress women. Radical
feminists seek to abolish the patriarchy
as one front in a struggle to liberate everyone from an unjust society
by challenging existing social norms and institutions. This struggle includes opposing the sexual objectification… Read more
A symbol of the Women's Movement or radical feminism
, consisting of the astronomical and astrological symbol of the planet Venus, also known as a symbol of the Roman goddess Venus, and the clenched fist, a symbol of the 1960's and early 1970's "power" movements.