Death of Andrea Dworkin

September 26, 1946 - April 9, 2005
Washington, District Of Columbia | Age 58

Radical lightning rod for the feminist movement dies at 58
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Andrea Dworkin wrote openly about the experiences as a prostitute, rape victim and battered wife that led her to become a crusader against pornography and violence against women--and a lightning rod for the feminist movement.

Dworkin died Saturday at her home in Washington, said her husband, John Stoltenberg. She and Stoltenberg, who were openly gay, began living together in 1974 and married in 1998.

Dworkin was 58 and had been ill for several years from ailments including...

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