The Sexes: The Case of The Three Marias

Whores or lesbians, we do not care what they call us, as long as the battle is fought and not lost . . . Enough. It is time to cry "Enough!" and to form a block with our bodies.

These words are taken from a collection of ardently feminist writings that "outrage public morals" and "abuse the freedom of the press." That at least is the charge brought against the three women authors of the collection when the censors in Portugal issued a warrant for their arrest and banned their book, New Portuguese Letters,...

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