wrote this as an issue-based play after learning about a friend's research into women and male violence, reading Andrea Dworkin
, and attending speeches by the group Women Against Violence Against Women
Daniels, Sarah. Plays: One. Methuen, 1991.
4 November 1978
At the first US feminist anti-pornography conference, hosted by San Francisco's Galileo High School, Andrea Dworkin
addressed about 3,000 demonstrators on the first Take Back the Night march—which occupied the city's pornography district with...
The Women's Press published both Andrea Dworkin
's Pornography: Men Possessing Women and Susan Griffin
's Pornography and Silence, both of which received hostile reviews from The Village Voice columnist Ellen Willis
In the USACatharine MacKinnon
and Andrea Dworkin
drafted the Dworkin-MacKinnon ordinance, which sought to employ civil law in the fight against pornography.