Third Wave Feminism

third wave feminist protest

Notable Feminists

Kathleen Hanna

Kathleen Hanna performing with Bikini Kill

Musician, Writer, Activist

Kathleen Hanna in Rolling Stone

Kathleen Hanna in The New Yorker

Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw

kimberlé williams crenshaw

Lawyer, Civil Rights Activist, Scholar

Kimberle Williams Crenshaw in The 21st Century


Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker

Writer, Activist

Rebecca Walker in The Advocate

Rebecca Walker in Publisher's Weekly

Eve Ensler(V)

Eve Ensler

Playwright, Performer, Activist

Eve Ensler in Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature

Eve Ensler in  Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages


Important Milestones

Third Wave Feminism 
Mid 1990s

*Greatly inspired by the Anita Hill case. Many leaders of the Third Wave were daughters of the leaders of the Second Wave


*Anita Hill testified about the sexual harassment she experienced under Clarence Thomas 

*Riot Grrrl Manifesto written


24 women won seats in the House, 3 in the Senate. This begins "The Year of the Woman."


Third Wave Foundation created

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