The FORCES International Honour Committee

Wendy McElroy

Canadian author and journalist Wendy McElroy is a leading critic of the increasingly influential "gender feminism" (based on the idea that the relationship between the sexes is a sort of class warfare) and a vocal proponent of individualist feminism, where "the individual rights of women [are] fully acknowledged under laws that identically protected the person and property of men and women."

She has worked tirelessly to help elucidate the differences between the two often-confused but distinct traditions of feminist thought, most recently through the www.ifeminists.com, as a regular columnist for Foxnews.com and through media appearances and lectures.

Her books include XXX: A Woman's Right to Pornography (1995) which was a finalist for the Mencken Awards, Sexual Correctness: The Gender-Feminist Attack on Women (1996), Queen Silver: The Godless Girl (2000) and Individualist Feminism of the Nineteenth Century (2001).

A recent anthology edited by McElroy, Liberty for Women, is being published this spring by Ivan R. Dee, a division of Rowman & Littlefield. In addition, she is presently a contributing editor to Ideas on Liberty (formerly The Freeman), The New Libertarian, Free Inquiry, and Liberty magazines. She has written for numerous other periodicals, including National Review and Penthouse.

Link to Mrs. McElroy's web site
 


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