Seattle Radical Women hold what is likely the nation's first women's liberation demonstration on April 19, 1968.

  • By Barbara Winslow
  • Posted 5/01/1999
  • Essay 2153

On April 19, 1968, Seattle Radical Women protest the appearance of a playboy bunny in what may have been the first women's liberation demonstration in the United States. The Playboy bunny, played by Reagan Wilson, is sponsored by the University of Washington Men's Commission for "Men's Day" at the University of Washington.


Barbara Winslow, "Primary and Secondary Contradictions in Seattle," in The Feminist Memoir Project: Voices from Women's Liberation ed. by Rachel Blau DuPlessis and Ann Snitow (New York: Three Rivers Press, 1998), 225-248.

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