friedan friedan  /f ˈri dən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) United States feminist who founded a national organization for women (born in 1921)

News

  • Susan Reimer: Edith Bunker, unlikely feminist

    Jean Stapleton's character brought liberation home for average women I think Edith Bunker did more to liberate the caged American housewife than Betty Friedan ever did.        
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

Quotes

  • "Betty Friedan was a giant for women's rights," said former National Organization for Women President Eleanor Smeal, now head of the Feminist Majority Foundation.
    on Feb 5, 2006 By: Eleanor Smeal Source: Boston Globe

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