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This paper analyzes the theory of Greenwich Village feminism and also that of Crystal Eastman. First, I will discuss how the bohemian community was build up during 1910s. Next, my focus will be on the issue of free speech and the significance of the publication of the 'Masses', which represents the Village's thinkings on radicalism and feminism. Then, I will take up the issue of feminism, focusing on suffrage, sexuality, marriage and love. In the last part, I will disscuss the ideas of Christal Eastman : her thoughts on gender role, her involvement with working women's condition, woman suffrage, the peace movement, the Equal Right Amendment and her sympathy with the international socialist movement will be my concerns. Greenwich Village in the 1910s was a unique community where feminists worked to achieve a broader and more comprehensive programs than was advocated by suffragists and reformers.