Gender Quotes

In the theory of gender I began from zero. There is no masculine power or privilege I did not covet. But slowly, step by step, decade by decade, I was forced to acknowledge that even a woman of abnormal will cannot escape her hormonal identity.

Camille Paglia

Gender consciousness has become involved in almost every intellectual field: history, literature, science, anthropology. There's been an extraordinary advance.

Clifford Geertz

Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.

Kofi Annan

I don't see gender as the most significant fact of human existence.

Jim Harrison

We need not just a new generation of leadership but a new gender of leadership

Bill Clinton

As far as I'm concerned, being any gender is a drag.

Patti Smith

I'm suspicious of any man or woman who approaches their own liberation with any kind of gender bias.

Andrew Cohen

In our hearts and in our laws, we must treat all our people with fairness and dignity, regardless of their race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. . . .

Bill Clinton

The people I'm getting furious with are the women's liberationists. They keep getting on their soapboxes proclaiming that women are brighter than men. That's true, but it should be kept quiet or it ruins the whole racket.

Anita Loos

I am much more open about categories of gender, and my feminism has been about women's safety from violence, increased literacy, decreased poverty and more equality. I was never against the category of men.

Judith Butler

Gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original; in fact, it is a kind of imitation that produces the very notion of the original as an effect and consequence of the imitation itself.

Judith Butler

There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender; that identity is performatively constituted by the very "expressions" that are said to be its results.

Judith Butler

Gender is not something that one is, it is something one does, an act a "doing" rather than a "being".

Judith Butler

I do think the attempt to raise consciousness has succeeded. People are very aware of gender concerns now.

Clifford Geertz

We must focus on people as people, regardless of race, creed, color or gender.

Judge Mills Lane

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Updated On : October 15, 2013
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