Sexual Correctness

The Gender-Feminist Attack on Women

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About the Book

As feminist and women-positive ideas and ideals exploded in the 1960s and 1970s, a sexual revolution was forged, allowing women a variety of lifestyle choices. Many current feminists, called “gender feminists” by some, too often are fighting to limit the sexual options of women. They view women as victims of patriarchy whom must be protected from making incorrect sexual choices, such as choosing to work in pornography or prostitution. As a movement, author McElroy believes, feminism is in danger of drifting from sexual liberation to sexual correctness.
This work gives a critical overview of the ideological shift among many feminists. The issues of sexual correctness are examined in detail, showing how the changing ideology is destroying the principle of “a woman’s body, a woman’s right” and endangering women’s right to choose. On each issue, this work presents alternatives in the individualist traditions that defined the feminism movement for many years.

About the Author(s)

Wendy McElroy writes and edits books about electoral practices and feminism. She lives in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada.

Bibliographic Details

Wendy McElroy
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 200
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2001 [1996]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-1144-3
eISBN: 978-1-4766-1374-1
Imprint: McFarland

Book Reviews & Awards

“useful”—Library Journal.