Wendy McElroy


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Wendy McElroy is a Canadian individualist feminist and anarcho-capitalist.

Among feminists, she identifies herself as being sex-positive: defending the availability of pornography and condemning anti-pornography feminism campaigns. She has also voiced criticism of sexual harassment policies, particularly the zero-tolerance policies common to grade schools, which she considers to be "far too broad and vague" and lacking the sound research necessary to guide responsible policy-making decisions.

In explaining her position in regard to capitalism, she says she has a "marked personal preference for capitalism as the most productive, fair and sensible economic system on the face of the earth," but also recognizes that the free market permits other
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XXX: A Woman's Right to Por...

3.81 avg rating — 141 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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The Art of Being Free

4.31 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Liberty for Women: Freedom ...

3.81 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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"Rape Culture" Hysteria: Fi...

4.12 avg rating — 17 ratings2 editions
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Sexual Correctness: The Gen...

3.89 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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The Reasonable Woman: A Gui...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Ethiopia

3.77 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2006
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Nigeria & West Africa

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3.06 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1992 — 3 editions
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The Middle East: Israel, Pa...

2.73 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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Queen Silver: The Godless Girl

4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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“No one has the right to place one human being in a position of political power over another.”
Wendy McElroy

“By arguing, I mean argumentation rather than a verbal brawl or a meaningless contest in which people one-up each other. An argument is a purposeful exchange with the purpose being to settle or explore an intellectual dispute. The ideal argument is a cooperative venture in which both parties attempt to arrive at the truth. Ideal arguments rarely happen.”
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