We Don't Need Another Hero: Sexism in the Environmental Movement
Forsey, Helen, Herizons
SEXISM IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT: WE DON'T NEED ANOTHER HERO.
WE ARE HUDDLED, ABOUT 15 OF US, IN THE WARMTH OF THE BIG CANVAS TENT THAT SERVES AS THE STRATEGY AND SOCIAL CENTRE OF THE BLOCKADE CAMP. THE BANTER IS AS CHEERFUL AS THE FIRE FUCKERING IN THE LITTLE WOOD STOVE, AS WE RELAX AFTER ANOTHER DAY OF ACTION. ONE OF THE MEN IS TELLING A FUNNY STORY. SUDDENLY, IT'S NOT SO FUNNY ANYMORE; HE IS LAUGHING ABOUT SEXUAL ABUSE...
Sexism is alive and well in the environmental movement and, if it persists, it could be a fatal flaw in that movement's efforts to avert total ecological catastrophe. For many reasons, women's understandings and perspectives are absolutely …
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Publication information: Article title: We Don't Need Another Hero: Sexism in the Environmental Movement. Contributors: Forsey, Helen - Author. Magazine title: Herizons. Volume: 6. Issue: 3 Publication date: January 1, 1992. Page number: 24. © 2008 Herizons Magazine, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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