“It’s all Germaine”

An extract of my letter to the Weekend Australian Magazine, a critical response to "Hear me roar" (October 27-28) celebrating the origins of Germaine Greer's breakout Female Eunuch, was published (November 10-11, 2018). Here is the unedited letter.It's all Germaine

Germaine Greer on rape: A middleclass preoccupation

Second wave feminist, Germaine Greer, has long championed female sexuality as a means to overturn patriarchy. It is curious, then, that Greer turns the table in her somewhat cynical shot at women who mistake sex for rape and for failing to understand the predicament of men in terms of having to try to work out [...]