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The American radical feminist movement (1967-1975) exhibited in its theory a tension between two opposing ideas. Radical feminists believed men and women were similar and equal by nature,and they challenged social institutions which promoted differences between the sexes. They also created a movement for women only.The tension between gender similarity and sisterhood characterizes radical feminist theory and caused the end of the movement.
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Schlick, Jill, "Radical Feminism: Sisterhood and Similarity" (1993). Honors Theses, 1963-2015. 458.