Joan Kennedy Taylor reviews the rise of the modern feminist movement and compares the goals of feminism with those of classical liberalism.
Joan Kennedy Taylor was a journalist, author, and political activist known for her advocacy of individualist feminism and her role in developing the modern American libertarian movement. She passed away in 2005.
In this lecture, given at a Libertarian International conference in Sweden in 1986, Taylor gives an overview of the rise of the feminist movement. She stresses that the original goals of the feminist movement and the classical liberal movement were the same: the right to hold and transfer property, and equality under the law.