Wendy McElroy

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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...

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The Middle East: Israel, Pa...

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Nigeria & West Africa

3.18 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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Ethiopia

3.65 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2006
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Ireland

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The Art of Being Free

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Two Treatises of Government...

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Liberty for Women: Freedom ...

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The Ratification Debates: T...

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Sexual Correctness: The Gen...

3.60 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1996 — 3 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.”
Wendy McElroy

“Still others observe that women are particularly interested in seeing come-shots because men's ejaculations are generally hidden from them. In "normal" sex, women never see men come. To some of them, it may be as seductively elusive as the glimpse of a breast or lace panties is to a pubescent boy. In this context, the come-shot can be interpreted as almost romantic: The woman wishes to share in her lover's orgasm.”
Wendy McElroy, XXX: A Woman's Right to Pornography

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