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Quiverfull: Shunned by God’s Army

This is a 2008 documentary I did for CTV Canadian television about an important chapter in the history of the homeschooling movement in the US and which was connected in some ways with what has come to be known as the Quiverfull movement. The events recounted in this video took place in 1994 and 1995. … Continue reading

"Right-wing women have surveyed the world: they find it a dangerous place. They see that work subjects them to more danger from more men; it increases the risk of sexual exploitation. They see that creativity and originality in their kind are ridiculed; they see women thrown out of the circle of male civilization for having ideas, plans, visions, ambitions. They see that traditional marriage means selling to one man, not hundreds; the better deal. They see that the streets are cold and that the women on them are tired sick and bruised. They see no way to make their bodies authentically their own and to survive in the world of men... Right wing women are not wrong... Their desperation is quiet; they hide their bruises of body and heart; they dress carefully and have good manners; they suffer, they love God, they follow the rules... They use sex and babies to stay valuable because they need a home, food, clothing. They use the traditional intelligence of the female-animal, not human; they do what they have to do to survive." -- Andrea Dworkin, from Right Wing Women

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