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libber

(ˈlɪbɚ)
n. a woman who advocates woman’s liberation movements; a feminist. (Usually derogatory.) She sure sounds like a libber.
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Ronke Odusanya, assistant editor of The Punch, explains that it is the fear of professional labeling that feeds that position: "A lot of us don't want to be branded as feminists or `women's libbers.
When Gay Libbers began their struggle there (many months before Stonewall), the Mattachine Society was strongly opposed to it.
Therefore, the reason why the revolution hasn't happened in the United States is that the women all became women's libbers, that the black people all became Panthers, and then the gay people had to have their own movement, too.
Soon the libbers had pitched their tents in the fields opposite.
I am becoming more and more convinced that the whole sorry bunch of animal abusers and torturers, from red-coated huntsmen to white- smocked "researchers", deserve everything animal libbers throw at them.
But his humour and bravery deserted him in jig time when confronted by a bunch of women's libbers at a Miss World contest in 1970.
During the gulf war -- and this will get me in trouble with the women libbers -- they said they'd have to 'beef up' security.
She realized that despite the media's focus on the so-called angry women's libbers and bra burners, "daily rebellions and dreams of equality,' as she put it, were cropping up everywhere.
Unfortunately for them, at Hugh's age any attention, even from the women's libbers, is probably welcome.
Forty years ago some Women's Libbers reacted against the Victorian concept that women had no sexual desires, and that in the marriage bed they should grit their teeth and "lie back and think of England.
Nevertheless, Flanagan adds, "Give those old libbers their due.
Embraced by Edwardian women as a welcome alternative to the rib-crushing, organ squashing corset, but burnt as a symbol of oppression by women's libbers 60 years later, the bra is 100 years young.
Jimmy Fallon of ``Saturday Night Live,'' one of the snappiest ad libbers in the business, hosts.