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Kate Millett

Kate Millett (born Katherine Murray Millett; September 14, 1934 in St. Paul, Minnesota) is an American feminist writer and activist. A seminal influence on second-wave feminism, Millett is best known for her 1970 book Sexual Politics.

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    We are women. We are a subject people who have inherited an alien culture.
    Kate Millett (b. 1934)

    The entire construct of the “medical model” of “mental illness”Mwhat is it but an analogy? Between physical medicine and psychiatry: the mind is said to be subject to disease in the same manner as the body. But whereas in physical medicine there are verifiable physiological proofs—in damaged or affected tissue, bacteria, inflammation, cellular irregularity—in mental illness alleged socially unacceptable behavior is taken as a symptom, even as proof, of pathology.
    —Kate Millett (b. 1934)

    Monogamy and prostitution go together.
    —“J,” U.S. prostitute. As quoted in Woman in Sexist Society, ch. 3, by Kate Millett (1971)