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Short Essay – What’s Wrong with Being “Barefoot and Pregnant?”

Short Essay – What’s Wrong with Being “Barefoot and Pregnant?”

Can someone explain to me why radical, second-wave feminists sneer at young women who want to stay home and have children of their own? Why they use the phrase, “Barefoot and Pregnant” as though this were in some way a slur, intended to demean those very same women? What’s wrong with being barefoot and pregnant? … Continue reading