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Andrea Dworkin

Andrea DworkinAKA Andrea Rita Dworkin

Born: 26-Sep-1946
Birthplace: Camden, NJ
Died: 9-Apr-2005
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Anti-pornography activist

Was a prostitute in the mid 1960's.

Cohort of Catharine MacKinnon.

Father: Harry Dworkin (d. 4-Dec-1999)
Mother: Sylvia Spiegel (d. 1991, age 76)
Brother: Mark Bruce Dworkin (biologist, b. 1949, d. 30-Apr-1992, cancer)
Husband: Cornelius Dirk de Bruin (m. 1967, div. 26-Nov-1971)
Husband: John Stoltenberg (m. 1998)

    High School: Cherry Hill High School, Cherry Hill, NY (1964)
    University: BA, Bennington College, Vermont (1968)

    Meese Commission witness (22-Jan-1986)
    Planned Parenthood
    Disorderly Conduct Vietnam War protest, New York City (Feb-1965)
    Raped Paris (1999)
    Knee Replacement
    Hungarian Ancestry Maternal
    Russian Ancestry Paternal
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Obesity, Smoking, Arthritis

Author of books:
Woman Hating: A Radical Look at Sexuality (1974, nonfiction)
Our Blood: Prophesies and Discourses on Sexual Politics (1976, nonfiction)
The New Woman's Broken Heart: Short Stories (1980, short stories)
Pornography: Men Possessing Women (1981, nonfiction)
Right-Wing Women: The Politics of Domesticated Females (1983, nonfiction)
Ice and Fire (1986, novel)
Pornography and Civil Rights: A New Day for Women's Equality (1988, nonfiction)
Intercourse (1988, nonfiction)
Letters from a War Zone: Writings, 1976-1987 (1988, essays)
Mercy (1991, novel)
Right-Wing Women: The Politics of Domesticated Females (1991, nonfiction)
Life and Death: Unapologetic Writings on the Continuing War Against Women (1997, nonfiction)
Scapegoat: The Jews, Israel, and Women's Liberation (2000, nonfiction)
Heartbreak: The Political Memoir of a Feminist Militant (2002, memoir)


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