I knew that feminism went way back, but I didn’t realize the most loony, nutbar variants pre-dated the ’60s. Interesting…
Man Is A Mere Imposter And Woman Is Supreme, Says Ultra-Feminist Head
London, May 6. 1922
“Man is but one of a million humble fertilizers. Nature intended woman to reign supreme.”
Marie Petti, leader of a secret ultra-feminist movement that has sprung up throughout the British Isles, today voiced this slogan of the new organization. Although still clandestine, the organization is reported to have gained tremendously in membership and influence since first it was promulgated a month ago. It aims to restore womankind to its “rightful place.”
Miss Petti was asked by the United Press to state the beliefs on which her movement is based.
“Modern man,” she replied, “in his pose of superiority, is but a mere contemptible imposter, who must be subdued. Woman’s superiority has been scientifically established.
“At the beginning of organic life, woman, created man, and ruled him. He was a parasite, and a slave.”
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