women's liberationist

Definitions of women's liberationist
  1. noun
    a supporter of feminism
    synonyms: feminist, libber, women's rightist
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    Simone de Beauvoir
    French feminist and existentialist and novelist (1908-1986)
    Betty Naomi Goldstein Friedan
    United States feminist who founded a national organization for women (born in 1921)
    Charlotte Anna Perkins Gilman
    United States feminist (1860-1935)
    Lucretia Coffin Mott
    United States feminist and suffragist (1793-1880)
    Alice Paul
    United States feminist (1885-1977)
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    United States suffragist and feminist; called for reform of the practices that perpetuated sexual inequality (1815-1902)
    Gloria Steinem
    United States feminist (born in 1934)
    Lucy Stone
    United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893)
    Sojourner Truth
    United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women (1797-1883)
    Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin
    English writer and early feminist who denied male supremacy and advocated equal education for women; mother of Mary Shelley (1759-1797)
    Frances Wright
    United States early feminist (born in Scotland) (1795-1852)
    types:
    suffragette
    a woman advocate of women's right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century)
    type of:
    crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer
    a disputant who advocates reform
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