Valerie Solanas and cutting up men.

SCUM

BACK IN 1968, a young, radical, lesbian feminist called Valerie Solanas pulled a .32 automatic pistol from a brown paper bag and shot Andy Warhol. She also wounded the art critic Mario Amaya and fired at Warhol’s business manager, Fred Hughes, but missed. The gun then jammed. The single bullet that tore up Warhol’s insides meant that he had to wear a surgical corset for the rest of his life…

Source: The Fortnightly Review.

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