Crystal Eastman

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  • ''Public opinion actually applauds the young woman venturing into the business world, but it still obstinately (and quite illogically) protects the young man in his sacred right to know nothing of housework.''
    Crystal Eastman (1881-1928), U.S. social/political activist and author. "Boys and Girls," Time and Tide (January 4, 1924). On Women and Revolution, part 1 (1978). Noting that, although women were winning acceptance in the workplace, equality in the home was much more elusive.
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