I am bombarded yet… I stand
I have been standing all my life in the direct path of a battery of signals the most accurately transmitted most untranslatable language in the universe…
—Adrienne Rich (“Planetarium”)
Have you ever felt left out of the picture?
What might aliens who discover this communication conclude about gender relations from this picture?
“The power of the [SCUM] Manifesto isn’t just the attack on men but also the attack on the way women behave with men; it investigates the psychic damage done to both sexes” (Harron ix)
We protest. . .
The “widespread lack of self-confidence brought about by the father system that discourages many talented girls from becoming scientists.”