NOW & Then: A Feminist Movement Matures


Betty Friedan's homophobia has haunted the National Organization for Women. In the second part of their up-close look at the early years of NOW, Cristen and Caroline talk to Terry O'Neill about how the group moved forward from its lesbian schism and their crucial activism that continues today.

Additional sources:

Governing NOW: Grassroots Activism in the National Organization for Women. Maryann Barasko. Cornell University Press. 2004. https://books.google.com/books?id=hGxTf7qroHYC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false

"National Organization for Women Founder on Group's 50th Anniversary and Finding Success in Anger." TIME. http://time.com/4381789/now-50th-anniversary-founder-national-organization-women/

"Political Organization in the Feminist Movement." Jo Freeman. 1975. http://www.jofreeman.com/socialmovements/polorg.htm

"Statement of Purpose." National Organization for Women. 1966. http://now.org/about/history/statement-of-purpose/

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