List of feminists

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This is a list of important participants in the development of feminism.

12th-century feminists[edit]

Name Nationality (Born-died) Other
Marie de France France b. 12th century Protofeminist
Eleanor of Aquitaine France (1124–1204) Protofeminist

13th-century feminists[edit]

Name Nationality (Born-died) Other
Bettisia Gozzadini Italy (1209–1261) Feminist
Nicola de la Haye Poland (1150/56–1230) Feminist

14th-century feminists[edit]

Name Nationality (Born-died) Other
Christine de Pizan Italy (1365–1430) Feminist
Jadwiga of Poland Poland (1373/74–1399) Feminist

15th-century feminists[edit]

Name Nationality (Born-died) Other
Laura Cereta Italy (1469–1499) Feminist
La Malinche Mexico b. 15th century Feminist

16th-century feminists[edit]

Name Nationality (Born-died) Other
Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa Germany (1486–1535) Feminist
Jane Anger United Kingdom b. 16th century Feminist
Marie de Gournay France (1565–1645) Feminist
Marie Dentière Switzerland (c. 1495–1561) Feminist
Izumo no Okuni Japan b. 16th century Feminist
Pocahontas United States (c. 1595–1617) Feminist
Modesta di Pozzo di Forzi Italy (died c. 1593) Feminist
Lucrezia Marinella Italy (c. 1571–1653) Feminist

17th-century feminists[edit]

Name Nationality (Born-died) Other
Mary Astell United Kingdom (c. 1666–1731) Feminist
Aphra Behn United Kingdom (1640–1689) Feminist
Anne Bradstreet United Kingdom (1612–1672) Feminist
Sophia Elisabet Brenner Sweden (1659–1724) Feminist
Christina of Sweden Sweden (1626–1689) Feminist
François Poullain de la Barre France (1647–1725) Feminist
Sr. (Sor) Juana Inés de la Cruz Mexico (1648–1695) Feminist

18th-century feminists[edit]

Name Nationality (Born-died) Other
Abigail Adams United States (1744–1818) Feminist
Catharina Ahlgren Sweden (1734–1783) Feminist
Elanor Butler (Ladies of Llangollen) United Kingdom (1739–1829) Feminist
Marquis de Condorcet France (1743–1794) Feminist
Olympe de Gouges France (1748–1793) Feminist
Francisco de Miranda Venezuela (1750–1816) Feminist
Madeleine de Puisieux France (1720–1798) Feminist
Dorothea Erxleben Germany (1715–1762) Feminist
Charles Fourier France (1772–1837) Socialist feminist
Jane Gomeldon United Kingdom (d. 1779) Feminist
Sarah Moore Grimké United States (1792–1873) Feminist, suffragette
Christian Isobel Johnstone United Kingdom (1781–1857) Feminist
Anna Maria Lenngren Sweden (1754–1817) Feminist
Lucretia Mott United States (1793–1880) Feminist
Sarah Ponsonby (Ladies of Llangollen) United Kingdom (1755–1831) Feminist
Mary Shelley United Kingdom (1797–1851) Feminist
Thomas Thorild Sweden (1759–1808) Feminist
Sojourner Truth United States (1797–1883) Feminist
Anna Wheeler United Kingdom Republic of Ireland (1785–1848) Feminist
Mary Wollstonecraft United Kingdom (1759–1797) Feminist
Frances Wright United Kingdom (1795–1852) Feminist

Early and mid 19th-century feminists[edit]

These were born in up to and including 1874.

Name Nationality (Born-died) Other
Jane Addams United States (1860–1935) Feminist, suffragette
Sophie Adlersparre Sweden (1823–1895) Feminist
Alfhild Agrell Sweden (1849–1923) Feminist
Soteria Aliberty Greece (1847–1929) Feminist
Jules Allix France (1818–1897) Socialist feminist
Elisabeth Altmann-Gottheiner Germany (1874–1930) Feminist
Qasim Amin Egypt (1863–1908) Muslim feminist
Ellen Anckarsvärd Sweden (1833–1898) Feminist
Adelaide Anderson United Kingdom (1863–1936) Feminist
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson United Kingdom (1836–1917) Feminist, suffragette
Louisa Garrett Anderson United Kingdom (1873–1943) Feminist, suffragette
Maybanke Anderson Australia (1845–1927) Feminist, suffragette
Susan B. Anthony United States (1820–1906) Feminist, suffragette
Lovisa Årberg Sweden (1801–1881) Feminist
Concepción Arenal Spain (1820–1893) Feminist
Ottilie Assing Germany (1819–1884) Feminist
Louise Aston Germany (1814–1871) Feminist
Hubertine Auclert France (1848–1914) Feminist, suffragette
Olympe Audouard France (1832–1890) Feminist
Alice Constance Austin United States (1862–1955) Socialist feminist radical feminist
Rachel Foster Avery United States (1858–1919) Feminist, suffragette
John Goodwyn Barmby United Kingdom (1820–1881) Feminist
Marie Bashkirtseff Ukraine (1858–1884) Feminist
José Batlle y Ordóñez Uruguay (1856–1929) Feminist
Anna Bayerová Czech Republic (1853–1924) Feminist
Alaide Gualberta Beccari Italy (1868–1930) Socialist feminist, radical feminist
Lydia Becker United Kingdom (1827–1890) Feminist, suffragette
Catharine Beecher United States (1800–1878) Feminist
Signe Bergman Sweden (1869–1960) Feminist
Annie Besant United Kingdom (1847–1933) Socialist feminist
Elizabeth Blackwell United States (1821–1910) Feminist
Barbara Bodichon United Kingdom (1827–1891) Feminist
Fredrika Bremer Sweden (1801–1865) Feminist
Ursula Mellor Bright United Kingdom (1835–1915) Feminist, suffragette
Emilia Broomé Sweden (1866–1925) Feminist
Antoinette Brown (Blackwell) United States (1825–1921) Feminist
Lady Constance Bulwer-Lytton United Kingdom (1869–1923) Feminist, suffragette
Katharine Bushnell United States (1856–1946) Feminist
Josephine Butler United Kingdom (1828–1906) Feminist
Frances Jennings Casement United States (1840–1928) Feminist, suffragette
Maria Cederschiöld Sweden (1856–1935) Feminist, suffragette
Carrie Chapman Catt United States (1859–1947) Feminist, suffragette
Mary Agnes Chase United States (1869–1963) Socialist feminist, suffragette
Ada Nield Chew United Kingdom (1870–1945) Feminist, suffragette
Alice Clark United Kingdom (1874–1934) Feminist
Helen Bright Clark United Kingdom (1840–1972) Feminist, suffragette
Florence Claxton United Kingdom (1840–1879) Feminist
Voltairine de Cleyre United States (1866–1912) Socialist feminist
Marion Coates Hansen United Kingdom (1870–1947) Feminist, suffragette
Francis Power Cobbe Republic of Ireland (1822–1904) Feminist
Mary Ann Colclough New Zealand (1836–1885) Feminist, social reformer
Emily Wilding Davison United Kingdom (1872–1913) Feminist, suffragette
Josefina Deland Sweden (1814–1890) Feminist
Maria Deraismes France (1828–1894) Feminist
Charlotte Despard (née French) United Kingdom (1844–1939) Feminist, suffragette
Frederick Douglass United States (c. 1818–1895) Feminist
Marguerite Durand France (1864–1936) Feminist, suffragette
Friedrich Engels Germany (1820–1895) Communist
Emily Faithfull United Kingdom (1835–1895) Feminist
Millicent Garrett Fawcett United Kingdom (1847–1929) Feminist, suffragette
Louise Flodin Sweden (1828–1923) Feminist
Mary Sargant Florence United Kingdom (1857–1954) Feminist, suffragette
Isabella Ford United Kingdom (1855–1924) Socialist feminist, suffragette
Margaret Fuller United States (1810–1850) Feminist
Matilda Joslyn Gage United States (1826–1898) Feminist, suffragette
Désirée Gay France (1810–1891) Socialist feminist
Charlotte Perkins Gilman United States (1860–1935) Ecofeminist
Emma Goldman United Kingdom (1869–1940) Radical feminist
Vida Goldstein Australia (1869–1949) Feminist, suffragette
Angelina Emily Grimké United States (1805–1879) Feminist, suffragette
Marianne Hainisch Austria (1839–1936) Feminist
Jane Ellen Harrison United Kingdom (1850–1928) Feminist
Ida Crouch-Hazlett United States (1870–1941) Socialist feminist, suffragette
Anna Hierta-Retzius Sweden (1841–1924) Feminist
Laurence Housman United Kingdom (1865–1959) Socialist feminist
Julia Ward Howe United States (1819–1910) Feminist
Louisa Hubbard United Kingdom (1836–1906) Feminist
Aletta Jacobs Netherlands (1854–1929) Feminist
Grace Kimmins United Kingdom (1871–1954) Feminist
Anna Kingsford United Kingdom (1846–1888) Ecofeminist
Alexandra Kollontai Soviet Union (1872–1952) Feminist
Louisa Lawson Australia (1848–1920) Feminist, suffragette
Mary Lee Republic of Ireland Australia (1821–1909) Feminist, suffragette
André Léo France (1824–1900) Feminist
Anna Leonowens United Kingdom India (1831–1915) Feminist
Fredrika Limnell Sweden (1816–1897) Feminist
Mary Livermore United States (1820–1905) Feminist
Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll United Kingdom (1848–1939) Feminist, suffragette
Margaret Bright Lucas United Kingdom (1818–1890) Feminist, suffragette
Rosa Luxemburg Germany (1871–1919) Feminist
Christian Maclagan United Kingdom (1811–1901) Feminist
Kitty Marion United Kingdom (1871–1944) Socialist feminist, suffragette
Harriet Martineau United Kingdom (1802–1876) Feminist
Eleanor Marx United Kingdom (1855–1898) Socialist feminist
Rosa Mayreder Austria (1858–1938) Feminist
Nellie McClung Canada (1873–1951) Feminist
Helen Priscilla McLaren United Kingdom (1851–1934) Feminist
Louise Michel France (1871–1880) Radical feminist
Harriet Taylor Mill United Kingdom (1807–1858) Feminist
John Stuart Mill United Kingdom (1806–1873) Feminist
Hannah Mitchell United Kingdom (1872–1956) Socialist feminist, suffragette
Katti Anker Møller Norway (1868–1945) Feminist
Agda Montelius Sweden (1850–1920) Feminist, suffragette
Anna Maria Mozzoni Italy (1837–1920) Feminist, suffragette
Flora Murray United Kingdom (1869–1923) Feminist, suffragette
Clarina I. H. Nichols United States (1810–1885) Feminist, suffragette
Louise Otto-Peters Germany (1819–1895) Feminist
Emmeline Pankhurst United Kingdom (1858–1928) Feminist, suffragette
Madeleine Pelletier France (1874–1939) First-wave feminist, socialist feminist
Eugénie Potonié-Pierre France (1844–1898) Feminist
Eleanor Rathbone United Kingdom (1872–1946) Feminist
Dorothy Richardson United Kingdom (1873–1957) Feminist
Edith Rigby United Kingdom (1872–1948) Feminist, suffragette
Sibylle Gabrielle Marie Antoinette Riqueti de Mirabeau France (1849–1932) Feminist
Pauline Roland France (1805—1852) Feminist
Rosalie Roos Sweden (1823–1898) Feminist
Ernestine Rose Soviet Union Poland (1810–1892) Feminist, suffragette
Auguste Schmidt Germany (1833–1902) Feminist
Olive Schreiner South Africa (1855–1920) Feminist
Rose Scott Australia (1847–1925) Feminist, suffragette
Séverine (Caroline Rémy de Guebhard) France (1855—1929 Feminist
Kate Sheppard New Zealand (1847–1934) Feminist, suffragette
Tarabai Shinde India (1850–1910) Feminist
Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff United Kingdom (1814–1897) Feminist
Eleanor Mildred Sidgwick United Kingdom (1845–1936) Feminist
Dame Ethel Mary Smyth United Kingdom (1858–1944) Feminist, suffragette
Anna Garlin Spencer United States (1851–1931) Feminist
Elizabeth Cady Stanton United States (1815–1902) Feminist, suffragette
Anna Sterky Denmark Sweden (1856–1939) Feminist
Helene Stöcker Germany (1869–1943) Feminist
Lucy Stone United States (1818–1893) Feminist, suffragette
Helena Swanwick United Kingdom (1864–1939) Feminist, suffragette
Frances Swiney United Kingdom (1847–1922) Feminist, suffragette
Táhirih Iran (1814/17–1852) Feminist
Elisabeth Tamm Sweden (1880–1958) Feminist
Madame Wei Tao-Ming China (1891–1959) Revolutionary, Feminist
Sybil Thomas, Viscountess Rhondda United Kingdom (1857–1941) Feminist, suffragette
Flora Tristan France (1803–1844) Feminist
Harriet Tubman United States (1820–1913) Feminist
Wil van Gogh Netherlands (1862–1941) Feminist
Beatrice Webb United Kingdom (1858–1943) Socialist feminist
Anna Whitlock Sweden (1852–1930) Feminist, suffragette
Karolina Widerström Sweden (1856–1949) Feminist, suffragette
Frances Willard United States (1839–1898) Socialist feminist, suffragette
Charlotte Wilson United Kingdom (1854–1944) Radical feminist
Victoria Woodhull United States (1838–1927) Feminist, suffragette
Clara Zetkin Germany (1857–1933) Feminist

Late 19th-century and early 20th-century feminists[edit]

These were born in 1875 to 1939.

Name Nationality (Born-died) Other
Bella Abzug United States (1920–1998) Second-wave feminist
Wim Hora Adema Netherlands (1914–1998) Radical feminist
Alan Alda United States (b. 1936) Feminist
Dolores Alexander United States (1931–2008) Anti-pornography feminist
Margery Corbett Ashby United Kingdom (1882–1981) Feminist, suffragette
Ti-Grace Atkinson United States (b. 1938) Second-wave feminist
Margaret Atwood Canada (b. 1939) Second-wave feminist
Helene Aylon United States (b. 1931) Ecofeminist
Eva Bacon Australia (1909–1994) Feminist and Socialist
Faith Bandler Australia (b. 1918) Feminist and civil rights activist
Lois W. Banner United States (b. 1939) Feminist
Jean Beadle Australia (1868–1942) Feminist, social worker, and political activist
Joan Beauchamp United Kingdom (1890–1964) Feminist, suffragette
Kay Beauchamp United Kingdom (1899–1992) Feminist
Helen Bentwich United Kingdom (1892–1972) Feminist
Rosa May Billinghurst United Kingdom (1875–1953) Feminist, suffragette
Teresa Billington-Greig United Kingdom (1877–1964) Feminist, suffragette
Elsie Bowerman United Kingdom (1889–1973) Feminist, suffragette
Stella Browne Canada (1880–1955) Socialist feminist
Susan Brownmiller United States (b. 1935) Second-wave feminist, anti-pornography feminist, radical feminist
Katherine Burdekin United Kingdom (1896–1963) Feminist
Lucy Burns United States (1879–1966) Feminist, suffragette
Liz Carpenter United States (1920–2010) Feminist
Thérèse Casgrain Canada (1896–1981) Second-wave feminist
Enid Charles United Kingdom (1894–1972) Radical feminist
Shirley St. Hill Chisholm United States (1924–2005) Second-wave feminist
Hélène Cixous France (b. 1937) Feminist
Jill Craigie United Kingdom (1911–1999) Socialist feminist
Minnie Fisher Cunningham United States (1882–1964) Feminist
Hamid Dalwai India (1932–1977) Socialist feminist
Mary Daly United States (1928–2010) Ecofeminist
Sonja Davies New Zealand (1923–2005) Second-wave feminist
Simone de Beauvoir France (1908–1986) Second-wave feminist
Françoise d'Eaubonne France (1920–2005) Ecofeminist
Barbara Deming United States (1917–1984) Feminist
Betty Dodson United States (b. 1929) Third-wave feminist, sex-positive feminist
Carol Downer United States (b. 1933) Second-wave feminist
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz United States (b. 1939) Radical feminist
Crystal Eastman United States (1881–1928) Socialist feminist
Norah Elam United Kingdom Republic of Ireland (1878–1961) Radical feminist, suffragette
Nawal el-Sadaawi Egypt (b. 1931) Muslim feminist
Cynthia Enloe United States (b. 1938) Second-wave feminist
Myrlie Evers United States (b. 1933) Second-wave feminist
Frances Farrer United Kingdom (1895–1977) Feminist
Elizabeth "Betty" Bloomer Ford United States (1918–2011) Second-wave feminist
Gerald Ford United States (1913–2006) Second-wave feminist
Clara Fraser United States (1923–1998) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist
Marilyn French United States (1929–2009) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist
Betty Friedan United States (1921–2006) Second-wave feminist
Carol Gilligan United States (b. 1936) Second-wave feminist
Jane Goodall United Kingdom (b. 1934) Feminist
Vivian Gornick United States (b. 1935) Radical feminist
Lois Gould United States (1931–2002) Feminist
Jane Grant United States (1892–1972) Feminist
Germaine Greer Australia (b. 1939) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, socialist feminist
Colette Guillaumin France (b. 1934) Feminist
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn United States (1890–1964) Socialist feminist, suffragette
Tahar Haddad Tunisia (1897–1935) Muslim feminist
Charlotte Haldane United Kingdom (1894–1969) Feminist
Gisèle Halimi France (b. 1927) Feminist
Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah India (1921–2000) Muslim feminist
Bertha Harris United States (1937–2005) Second-wave feminist
Caroline Haslett United Kingdom (1895–1957) Feminist
Dorothy Hewett Australia (1923–2002) Second-wave feminist
Nicole Hollander United States (b. 1939) Feminist
Edith How-Martyn United Kingdom (1875–1954) Feminist, suffragette
Mary Howell United States (1932–1998) Feminist
Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim Sudan (b. 1933) Muslim feminist
Luce Irigaray France (b. 1930) Feminist
Sonia Johnson United States (b. 1936) Feminist
Jill Johnston United States (1929–2010) Feminist
Claudia Jones Trinidad and Tobago United Kingdom (1915–1964) Feminist, suffragette
Marie Juchacz Germany (1879–1956) Feminist
Kartini Indonesia (1879–1904) Muslim feminist
Aoua Kéita Mali (1912–1980) Feminist
Florynce Kennedy United States (1916–2000) Second-wave feminist
Annie Kenney United Kingdom (1879–1953) Feminist, suffragette
Yamakawa Kikue Japan (1890–1980) Socialist feminist, anti-prostitution feminist
Coretta Scott King United States (1927–2006)) Second-wave feminist
Gerda Lerner Austria (1920–2013) Feminist
Lizzy Lind af Hageby Sweden (1878–1963) Feminist
Audre Lorde United States (1934–1992) Third-wave feminist
Mina Loy United Kingdom (1882–1966) Feminist
Rae Luckock Canada (1893–1972) Socialist feminist
Margaret Mackworth, 2nd Viscountess Rhondda United Kingdom (1883–1958) Feminist, suffragette
Agnes Macphail Canada (1890–1954) Feminist
Dora Marsden United Kingdom (1882–1960) Feminist
Elizabeth Holloway Marston United Kingdom (1893–1993) Feminist
William Moulton Marston United States (1893–1947) Feminist
Else Mayer Germany (1891–1962) First-wave feminist
Carolyn Merchant United States (b. 1936) Ecofeminist
Maria Mies Germany (b. 1931) Ecofeminist
Kate Millett United States (b. 1934) Second-wave feminist
Alicia Moreau de Justo Argentina (1885–1986) Socialist feminist
Anaïs Nin United States France (1903–1977) Feminist
Helena Normanton United Kingdom (1882–1957) Feminist
Alexis Nour Romania (1877–1940) Feminist
Yoko Ono Japan United States (b. 1933) Feminist
Alicia Ostriker United States (b. 1937) Third-wave feminist
Pak Hon-yong South Korea (1900–1956) Feminist
Grace Paley United States (1922–2007) Feminist
Adela Pankhurst United Kingdom (1885–1961) Feminist
Christabel Pankhurst United Kingdom (1880–1958) Feminist, suffragette
Sylvia Pankhurst United Kingdom (1882–1960) Feminist, suffragette
Frances Parker United Kingdom (1875–1924) Feminist
Alice Paul United States (1885–1977) Feminist, suffragette
Eva Perón Argentina (1919–1952) Feminist
Frédérique Petrides Belgium United States (1903–1983) Feminist
Erin Pizzey United Kingdom (b. 1939) Second-wave feminist
Marion Phillips United Kingdom (1881–1932) Feminist, suffragette
Sylvia Plath United States (1932–1963) Feminist
Letty Cottin Pogrebin United States (b. 1939) Feminist
Lorine Livington Pruette United States (1896–1977) Feminist
Claire Rayner United Kingdom (1931–2010) Feminist
Adrienne Rich United States (1929–2012) Feminist
Mary Richardson United Kingdom (1889–1961) Feminist, suffragette
Hilary Rose (sociologist) United Kingdom (b. 1935) Feminist
Agnes Maude Royden United Kingdom (1876–1956) Feminist, suffragette
Florence Rush United States (1918–2008) Feminist
Joanna Russ United States (1937–2011) Second-wave feminist
Diana E. H. Russell South Africa (b. 1938) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, anti-prostitution feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Dora Russell United Kingdom (1894–1986) Feminist
Manuel Sacristán Spain (1925–1985) Socialist feminist
Celia Sánchez Cuba (1920–1980) Feminist
George Sand France (1804–1876) Feminist
Flora Sandes United Kingdom (1876–1956) Feminist (Sgt. Major Serbian Army)
Margaret Sanger United States (1879–1966) Socialist feminist
Barbara Seaman United States (1935–2008) Feminist
Baroness Seear United Kingdom (1913–1997) Feminist
Huda Shaarawi Egypt (1879–1947) Muslim feminist
Alix Kates Shulman United States (b. 1932) Radical feminist
Ruth Simpson United States (1926–2008) Feminist
Monica Sjöö Sweden (1938–2005) Ecofeminist
Eleanor Smeal United States (b. 1939) Second-wave feminist
Valerie Solanas United States (1936–1988) Radical feminist
Kate Soper United Kingdom (b. 1943) Feminist
Jo Spence United Kingdom (1934–1992) Feminist
Gloria Steinem United States (b. 1934) Second-wave feminist, socialist feminist, radical feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Marie Stopes United Kingdom (1880–1958) Feminist
Mary Stott United Kingdom (1907–2002) Feminist
Edith Summerskill, Baroness Summerskill United Kingdom (1901–1980) Feminist
Mavis Tate United Kingdom (1893–1947) Feminist
Joan Kennedy Taylor United States (1926–2005) Feminist
Renee Taylor New Zealand (b. 1929) Socialist feminist
Rini Templeton United States (1935–1986) Socialist feminist
Winifred Todhunter United Kingdom (1877–1961) Feminist
Jill Tweedie United Kingdom (1936–1993) Feminist
Harriet Shaw Weaver United Kingdom (1876–1961) Feminist, suffragette
Nesta Helen Webster United Kingdom (1876–1960) Feminist
Trude Weiss-Rosmarin Germany United States (1908–1989) Feminist
Clara Wichmann Germany Netherlands (1885–1922) Radical feminist
Audrey Wise United Kingdom (1935–2000) Feminist
Monique Wittig France (1935–2003) Feminist
Nellie Wong United States (b. 1934) Socialist feminist
Virginia Woolf United Kingdom (1882–1941) Feminist
Molly Yard United States (1912–2005) Second-wave feminist

Mid and late 20th-century and all 21st-century feminists[edit]

These were born in 1940 onwards.

Name Nationality (Born-died) Other
Lesley Abdela United Kingdom (b. 1945) Feminist
Carol J. Adams United States (b. 1951) Ecofeminist
Haleh Afshar United Kingdom (b. 1944) Muslim feminist
Leila Ahmed Egypt (b. 1940) Muslim feminist
Linda Martín Alcoff United States b. 20th century Feminist
Jane Alpert United States (b. 1947) Radical feminist
Pam Allen United States b. 20th century Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, New York Radical Women
Tori Amos United States (b. 1963) Third-wave feminist
Gloria E. Anzaldúa United States (1942–2004) Second-wave feminist, Feminist
Maria Arbatova Soviet Union (b. 1957) Feminist
Élisabeth Badinter France (b. 1944) Feminist
Judi Bari United States (1949–1997) Ecofeminist
Benedetta Barzini Italy (b. 1943) Radical feminist
Kathleen Barry United States b. 20th century Anti-prostitution feminist
Jennifer Baumgardner United States (b. 1970) Third-wave feminist
Ros Baxandall United States b. 20th century Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, New York Radical Women
Alison Bechdel United States (b. 1960) Feminist
Melissa Benn United Kingdom (b. 1957) Third-wave feminist
Lorraine Bethel United States b. 20th century Second-wave feminist
Lauran Bethell United States b. 20th century Anti-prostitution feminist
Julie Bindel United Kingdom (b. 1962) Anti-prostitution feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Lóa Björk Björnsdóttir Iceland (b. 1993) Third-wave feminist
Rosie Boycott United Kingdom (b. 1951) Feminist
María Elísabet Bragadóttir Iceland (b. 1993) Third-wave feminist
Hörður Tryggvi Bragason Iceland (b. 1997) Third-wave feminist, Radical feminist, Cyberfeminist, Anti-prostitution feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Dionne Brand Canada (b. 1953) Feminist
Giannina Braschi Puerto Rico (b. 1953) Third-wave feminist
Johanna Brenner United States (b. 1942) Socialist feminist
Susie Bright United States (b. 1958) Third-wave feminist, sex-positive feminism
Flora Brovina Kosovo (b. 1949) Feminist
Rita Mae Brown United States (b. 1944) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, Redstockings
Carrie Brownstein United States (b. 1974) Third-wave feminist
Charlotte Bunch United States (b. 1944) Second-wave feminist
Louise Burfitt-Dons United Kingdom (b. 1953) Conservative Feminist
Judith Butler United States (b. 1956) Third-wave feminist
Octavia Butler United States (1947–2006) Feminist
Lydia Cacho Mexico (b. 1963) Feminist
Beatrix Campbell United Kingdom (b. 1947) Second-wave feminist
Angela Carter United Kingdom (1940–1992) Socialist feminist
Ana Castillo United States (b. 1953) Feminist
Phyllis Chesler United States (b. 1940) Feminist
Margaret Cho United States (b. 1968) Third-wave feminist
D. A. Clarke United States b. 20th century Anti-prostitution feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Mary Clark-Glass United Kingdom (b. 20th century) Feminist
Hillary Clinton United States (b. 1947) Feminist
Kurt Cobain United States (1967–1994) Feminist
Susan G. Cole Canada (b. 1952) Anti-pornography feminist
Patricia Hill Collins United States (b. 1948) Third-wave feminist, Black feminist
Sandra Coney New Zealand (b. 1944) Second-wave feminist
Noreen Connell United States (b. 1947) Radical feminist
Rosalind Coward United Kingdom (b. 1952) Feminist
Bernadette Cozart United States (1949–2009) Ecofeminist
Nikki Craft United States (b. 1949) Radical feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Kimberly Dark United States (b. 1968) Third-wave feminist
Angela Davis United States (b. 1944) Second-wave feminist, Black feminist
Martha Davis United States (b. 1957) Third-wave feminist
Christine Delphy France (b. 1941) Socialist feminist, material feminist
Julie Delpy France (b. 1969) Feminist
Mark Dery United States (b. 1959) Third-wave feminist, cyberfeminist
Ani DiFranco United States (b. 1970) Third-wave feminist
Gail Dines United Kingdom (b. c. 1958) anti-pornography feminist
Fatou Diome Senegal (b. 1968) Feminist
Donna Dresch United States b. 20th century Third-wave feminist, (riot grrrl)
Carol Ann Duffy United Kingdom (b. 1955) Feminist
Stephen Durham United States (b. 1947) Socialist feminist
Andrea Dworkin United States (1946–2005) Anti-prostitution feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Shirin Ebadi Iran (b. 1947) Muslim feminist
Barbara Ehrenreich United States (b. 1941) Socialist feminist
Gunilla Ekberg Sweden b. 20th century Anti-prostitution feminist
Bracha L. Ettinger Israel (b. 1948) Feminist
Susan Faludi United States (b. 1959) Second-wave feminist
Fadia Faqir Jordan United Kingdom (b. 1956) Feminist
Melissa Farley United States (b. 1942) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, anti-prostitution feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Johanna Fateman United States (b. 1974) Third-wave feminist
Shulamith Firestone Canada (1945–2012) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, Redstockings, New York Radical Feminists, New York Radical Women
Mary Flanagan United States b. 20th century Third-wave feminist, cyberfeminist
Jo Freeman, (Joreen) United States (b. 1945) Second-wave feminist
Juliette Fretté United Kingdom (b. 1983) Sex-positive feminist
Marilyn Frye United States (b. 1941) Feminist
Lindsey German United Kingdom (b. 1951) Feminist
Tavi Gevinson United States (b. 1996) Third-wave feminist
Lois Marie Gibbs United States (b. 1951) Ecofeminist
Stan Goff United States (b. 1951) Socialist feminist
Lucy Goodison United Kingdom (b. c. 1940s) Feminist
Heide Göttner-Abendroth Germany (b. 1941) Second-wave feminist
Susan Griffin United States (b. 1943) Ecofeminist, anti-pornography feminist
Emily Haines Canada United States (b. 1974) Third-wave feminist
Daphne Hampson United Kingdom (b. 1944) Feminist
Carol Hanisch United States b. 20th century Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, Redstockings, New York Radical Women
Kathleen Hanna United States (b. 1968) Third-wave feminist, (riot grrrl)
Donna Haraway United States (b. 1944) Third-wave feminist, socialist feminist
Nancy Hartsock United States (b. 1943) Second-wave feminist
Rosemary Hennessy United States b. 20th century material feminist
Shere Hite Germany (b. 1942) Feminist
Sarah Hoagland United States b. 20th century Anti-pornography feminist
'bell hooks' (Gloria Jean Watkins) United States (b. 1952) Socialist feminist, Black feminist
Gillian Howie United Kingdom (1955–2013) Feminist
Donna M. Hughes United States (b. 1954) Third-wave feminist, cyberfeminist, anti-prostitution feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Holly Hunter United States (b. 1958) Third-wave feminist
Anna Hutsol Ukraine (b. 1984) FEMEN
Luzviminda Ilagan Philippines b. 20th century Socialist feminist
Stevi Jackson United Kingdom b. 20th century Material feminist
Karla Jay United States (b. 1947) Feminist
Sheila Jeffreys Australia (b. 1948) Second-wave feminist, anti-prostitution feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Robert Jensen United States (b. 1958) Anti-pornography feminist
Joan Jett United States (b. 1958) Third-wave feminist
Claire Johnston United Kingdom (1940–1987) Feminist
Miranda July United States (b. 1974) Third-wave feminist
Mohja Kahf Syria (b. 1967) Muslim feminist
Wendy Kaminer United States (b. 1949) Anti-pornography feminist
Marcelle Karp United States (b. 1962) Third-wave feminist, sex-positive feminist
Shidzue Katō Japan (1897–2001) Second-wave feminist
Jamie Keiles United States (b. 1992) Third-wave feminist
Lierre Keith United States (b. 1964) Anti-pornography feminist
Petra Kelly Germany (1947–1992) Ecofeminist
Noushin Ahmadi Khorasani Iran b. 20th century Muslim feminist
Jean Kilbourne United States (b. 1943) Third-wave feminist
Grace Ji-Sun Kim South Korea United States (b. 1969) Third-wave feminist
Barbara Kingsolver United States (b. 1955) Third-wave feminist
Sirje Kingsepp Estonia (b. 1969) Socialist feminist
Bonnie Sherr Klein United States (b. 1941) Anti-pornography feminist
Naomi Klein Canada (b. 1970) Socialist feminist
Anne Koedt United States (b. 1941) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, Redstockings, New York Radical Feminists, New York Radical Women
Andrew Kooman Canada b. 20th century Anti-prostitution feminist
Peggy Kornegger United States b. 20th century Feminist
Elaheh Koulaei Iran b. 20th century Muslim feminist
Julia Kristeva Bulgaria France (b. 1941) Feminist
Winona LaDuke United States (b. 1959) Ecofeminist
Laura Lederer United States (b. 1951) Anti-pornography feminist
Dorchen Leidholdt United States b. 20th century Anti-prostitution feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Barbara Leon United States b. 20th century Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, Redstockings
Ellie Levenson United Kingdom (b. 1978) Feminist
Ariel Levy United States b. 20th century Third-wave feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Jacqueline Livingston United States (b. 1943) Second-wave feminist
Sara Hlupekile Longwe Zambia b. 20th century Radical feminist
Linda Lovelace (Linda Susan Boreman) United States (1949–2002) Anti-pornography feminist
Wangari Maathai Kenya (1940–2011) Ecofeminist
Catharine MacKinnon United States (b. 1946) Anti-pornography feminist
Madonna United States (b. 1958) Sex-positive feminist
Patricia Mainardi United States b. 20th century Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, Redstockings, New York Radical Women
Sara Maitland United Kingdom (b. 1950) Feminist
Catherine Malabou France (b. 1959) Feminist
Rosie Malek-Yonan Iran (b. 1965) Third-wave feminist
Irshad Manji Canada (b. 1968) Muslim feminist
Soe Tjen Marching Indonesia (b. 1971) Feminist
Amanda Marcotte United States (b. 1977) Feminist
Angela Mason United Kingdom (b. 1944) Second-wave feminist
Liza Maza Philippines (b. 1957) Socialist feminist
Susan McClary United States (b. 1946) Feminist
Wendy McElroy Canada (b. 1951) Feminist
Patricia McFadden Swaziland (b. 1952) Radical feminist
Angela McRobbie United Kingdom (b. 1951) Feminist
Page Mellish United States b. 20th century Anti-pornography feminist
Fatima Mernissi Morocco (b. 1940) Muslim feminist
Juliet Mitchell United Kingdom (b. 1940) Socialist feminist
Hayao Miyazaki Japan (b. 1941) Socialist feminist
Tracey Moberly United Kingdom (b. 1964) Feminist
Maxine Molyneux United Kingdom (b. 1948) Feminist
Honor Moore United States b. 20th century Feminist
Caitlin Moran United Kingdom (b. 1975) Feminist
Cherríe Moraga United States (Chicano) (b. 1952) Feminist
Robin Morgan United States (b. 1941) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, anti-pornography feminist, New York Radical Women
Laura Mulvey United Kingdom (b. 1941) Feminist
Sally Rowena Munt United Kingdom b. 20th century Feminist
Jenni Murray United Kingdom (b. 1950) Feminist
Inga Muscio United States (b. c.1966) Third-wave feminist
Kathy Najimy United States (b. 1957) Third-wave feminist
Suniti Namjoshi India (b. 1941) Third-wave feminist, cyberfeminist
Taslima Nasrin Bangladesh (b. 1962) Feminist (of Muslim origin)
Benjamin Nolot United States b. 20th century Anti-prostitution feminist
Asra Nomani India (b. 1965) Muslim feminist
Martha Nussbaum United States (b. 1947) Feminist
Terry O'Neill United States (b. c. 1953) Feminist
Ann Oakley United Kingdom (b. 1944) Second-wave feminist
Sandra Oh United States Canada (b. 1971) Third-wave feminist
Lars Ohly Sweden (b. 1957) Socialist feminist
Ellen Page Canada (b. 1987) Third-wave feminist
Amanda Palmer United States (b. 1976) Third-wave feminist
Carole Pateman United Kingdom (b. 1940) Feminist
Nancy Paterson United States (1953–2010) Third-wave feminist, cyberfeminist
Peaches Canada (b. 1966) Third-wave feminist
Irene Peslikis United States b. 20th century Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, Redstockings, New York Radical Women
Mary Pipher United States (b. 1947) Second-wave feminist
Liz Phair United States (b. 1967) Third-wave feminist
Katha Pollitt United States (b. 1949) Feminist
Griselda Pollock Canada (b. 1949) Second-wave feminist
Sharon Presley United States (b. 1943) Feminist
Jerilynn Prior Canada b. 20th century Feminist
Maria Raha United States (b. 1972) Third-wave feminist
Janice Raymond United States (b. 1943) Second-wave feminist, anti-prostitution feminist
Bernice Johnson Reagon United States (b. 1942) Second-wave feminist
Helen Reddy Australia United States (b. 1941) Second-wave feminist
Abby Rockefeller United States (b. 1943) Radical feminist
Ninotchka Rosca Philippines (b. 1946) Socialist feminist
Sheila Rowbotham United Kingdom (b. 1943) Second-wave feminist
Jacqueline Rose United Kingdom (b. 1949) Feminist
Gayle Rubin United States (b. 1949) Sex-positive feminist, Queer theorist
Kathy Rudy United States b. 20th century Ecofeminist
Gita Sahgal United Kingdom India (b. 1956/57) Feminist
Sarojini Sahoo India (b. 1956) Feminist
JD Samson United States (b. 1978) Third-wave feminist
Michael Sandel United States (b. 1953) Feminist
Justin Sane United States Republic of Ireland (b. 1973) Socialist feminist
Thomas Sankara Burkina Faso (1949–1987) Feminist
Kathie Sarachild United States (b. 1943) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, Redstockings, New York Radical Women
Marjane Satrapi France Iran (b. 1969) Muslim feminist
Marie-Laure Sauty de Chalon France (b. 1962) Third-wave feminist
Alice Schwarzer Germany (b. 1942) Second-wave feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Gudrun Schyman Sweden (b. 1948) Third-wave feminist
Lynne Segal Australia (b. 1944) Second-wave feminist, socialist feminist
Shahla Sherkat Iran (b. 1956) Muslim feminist
Vandana Shiva India (b. 1952) Ecofeminist
Elaine Showalter United States (b. 1941) Feminist
Ann Simonton United States (b. 1952) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Carol Smart United Kingdom b. 20th century Feminist
Barbara Smith United States (b. 1946) Feminist
Joan Smith United Kingdom (b. 1953) Third-wave feminist
Valerie Smith Canada b. 20th century Anti-pornography feminist
Kate Smurthwaite United Kingdom (b. 1975) Feminist
Cornelia Sollfrank Germany (b. 1960) Third-wave feminist, cyberfeminist
Patricia Soltysik United States (1950–1974) Radical feminist
Donita Sparks United States (b. 1963) Third-wave feminist, (riot grrrl)
Dale Spender Australia (b. 1943) Second-wave feminist
Charlene Spretnak United States (b. 1946) Ecofeminist
Annie Sprinkle United States (b. 1954) Third-wave feminist, sex-positive feminist
Starhawk United States (b. 1951) Ecofeminist
Patrick Stewart United Kingdom (b. 1940) Socialist feminist
Debbie Stoller United States b. 20th century Third-wave feminist, sex-positive feminist
John Stoltenberg United States (b. 1945) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, anti-pornography feminist
Nadine Strossen United States (b. 1950) Third-wave feminist
Lucy Suchman United Kingdom b. 20th century Third-wave feminist, cyberfeminist
Karlina Leksono Supelli Indonesia (b. 1958) Feminist
Helen Sworn United Kingdom b. 20th century Anti-prostitution feminist
Kazimiera Szczuka Poland (b. 1966) Feminist
Lili Taylor United States (b. 1967) Third-wave feminist
J. Ann Tickner United States b. 20th century Feminist
Corin Tucker United States (b. 1972) Third-wave feminist
Robin Tunney United States (b. 1972) Third-wave feminist
Urvashi Vaid India United States (b. 1958) Feminist
Tobi Vail United States (b. 1969) Third-wave feminist, (riot grrrl)
Jessica Valenti United States (b. 1978) Third-wave feminist
Kajsa Wahlberg Sweden b. 20th century Anti-prostitution feminist
Hilary Wainwright United Kingdom (b. 1949) Second-wave feminist, socialist feminist
Alice Walker United States (b. 1944) Radical feminist, Black feminist
Rebecca Walker United States (b. 1969) Third-wave feminist
Michele Wallace United States (b. 1952) Second-wave feminist
Natasha Walter United Kingdom (b. 1967) Third-wave feminist
Peng Wan-ru Taiwan (1949–1996) Feminist
Warcry United States b. 20th century Radical feminist
Joss Whedon United States (b. 1964) Feminist
Faith Wilding Paraguay United States (b. 1943) Third-wave feminist, cyberfeminist
Ellen Willis United States (1941–2006) Second-wave feminist, radical feminist, sex-positive feminist, Redstockings, New York Radical Women
Kaia Wilson United States b. 20th century Third-wave feminist
Valerie Wise United Kingdom (b. 1955) Feminist
Naomi Wolf United States (b. 1962) Third-wave feminist
Allison Wolfe United States (b. 1969) Third-wave feminist
Alice Wolfson United States b. 20th century Feminist
Elizabeth Wurtzel United States (b. 1967) Feminist
Cathy Young Soviet Union United States (b. 1963) Feminist
Sande Zeig United States b. 20th century Feminist
Julie Zeilinger United States (b. 1993) Third-wave feminist
Anita Sarkeesian United StatesCanada 21st century Media critic

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