Emma Goldman (1869−1940) was a nurse, anarchist, lecturer and revolutionary, who was twice arrested for violating the Comstock Law, which prohibited the distribution of birth-control literature. The preceding “answers” first appeared, respectively, in “Woman’s Suffrage” (1914), “The Traffic in Women” (1910) and “Marriage and Love” (1916).
Emma Goldman: A New Declaration of Independence
In an essay published in July 1909 in Mother Earth, Goldman—a lifelong radical—reminds readers that all humans were created equal.
“Marriage and Love Have Nothing In Common”: Emma Goldman on Romance and Sexual Freedom
The anarchist, labor organizer and rabble rouser Emma Goldman published this essay, "Marriage and Love," in 1914.
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