I am working on a book that I have been thinking about for 37 years, since I gave birth to my first child--Feminism and Motherhood. I would love to interview other mothers who consider themselves feminists. It would be even better if you write your own post on the subject or interview your daughters, nieces, granddaughters..
In the heady days of early Manhattan feminism, when I was a Redstocking, very few leaders had children or planned to have them. If they were mothers, would child care have become even more crucial an issue than abortion?
Please email email@example.com or private message me on my Redstocking Grandma blog if you are interested in being interviewed. Don't private message Mary Wollstonecraft. Since she is everyone, no one responds to the private messages here.
I know motherhood changed everything for me, but I have always been and will always be a feminist. Rather shockingly, the highly educated, professional women of my 4 daughters' generation often feel we live in a post-feminist era until they have their first child.
For my book I hope to interview my daughters, my nieces, and their friends. I still have the journal I kept from 1971, when I dropped out of Columbia Law School, to 1973, when I got pregnant with my first daughter. I have started to reread the feminist classics that shaped my generation.
Mary Joan Koch