The philosophical principles underpinning rape law have changed over time. What’s the next step in our understanding of the issue?
Elizabeth Nolan Brown
Elizabeth Nolan Brown is an associate editor at Reason magazine and the co-founder of Feminists for Liberty. Her writing has also appeared in publications such as The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Buzzfeed, Playboy, Politico, Fox News and Los Angeles Times.
Some feminists call for unlibertarian laws. Brown argues the best response is not to abandon feminism, but to build a libertarian alternative.
Libertarian feminists offer a thoroughly individualist version of feminist thought rather than the common collectivist understanding.
A brief history of the libertarian roots of feminism, and an introduction to a rotating column discussing libertarian feminism.
Presley argues one cannot explain the dearth of libertarian women without reference to the sexism and hostility libertarian women encounter.