How The Feminine Mystique Dismantled 1950s Domestic Life

By Rebecca Rranza The quote “no woman gets an orgasm from shining the kitchen floor” comes from Betty Friedan, author of The Feminine Mystique, published in 1963. The Feminine Mystique was a widely read and influential work for middle-class white women of this time and it helped contribute to the Second Wave Feminist movement of the late 1960s and 1970s. Second Wave Feminism drew attention … Continue reading How The Feminine Mystique Dismantled 1950s Domestic Life