"destroyed the isolation that men used to maintain their authority and supremacy" - Carol Hanisch
"In the Old Left, they used to say that the workers don't know they're oppressed, so we have to raise their consciousness. One night at a meeting I said, 'Would everybody please give me an example from their own life on how they experienced oppression as a woman? I need to hear it to raise my own consciousness.'"
Anne Forer, zitiert von Susan Brownmiller in In Our Time: Memoir of a Revolution s.21
"Consciousness raising" Gruppen wurden 1968 von New York Radical Women gegründet. Weiteste Verbreitung an der Westküste und um .