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Kate Millett
  • Name: Kate Millett
  • Born: 09/14/1934
  • Died: 09/06/2017 (82 years old)
  • Occupation: Feminist writer, artist, activist
  • Known for: Patriarchy seen as a social phenomenon

Katherine Murray Millett (September 14, 1934 – September 6, 2017) was an American feminist writer, educator, artist, and activist. She attended Oxford University and was the first American woman to be awarded a degree with first-class honors after studying at St Hilda’s College, Oxford. She has been described as “a seminal influence on second-wave feminism”, and is best known for her book Sexual Politics (1970), which was based on her doctoral dissertation at Columbia University. Journalist Liza Featherstone attributes the attainment of previously unimaginable “legal abortion, greater professional equality between the sexes, and a sexual freedom” in part to Millett’s efforts.

Birth Name: Katherine Murray Millett

Notable Works: Sexual Politics

Alias: Katherine Murray Millett

Birth Place: St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.

Death Place: Paris, France

Source: Wikipedia

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