Sex and Caste
by Casey Hayden and Mary King

This is the text of a memo of significance in the history of the U.S. women's movement.
Source: Sara Evans, Personal Politics: The Roots of Women’s Liberation in the Civil Rights Movement and the New Left (New York: Vintage, 1980), 235-38.

Sex and Caste Edit

(Blockquote) A kind of memo from Casey Hayden and Mary King to a number of other women in the peace and freedom movements.

(Align right) November 18, 1965

We've talked a lot, to each other and to some of you, about our own and other women's problems in trying to live in our personal lives and in our work as independent and creative people. In these conversations we've found what seem to be recurrent ideas or themes. Maybe we can look at these things many of us perceive, often as a result of insights learned from the movement:

(To be continued)