Stellpflug column: Burning socks just one more spring ritual to add to the list | Opinion | wiscnews.com: Many rituals throughout history include fire in the form of bonfires, candles and fireworks. Some are more familiar than others.
Bra burning was the standard-bearer for the women’s movement. It represented being free from bondage. It was a symbolic representation of not being bound by traditional roles. Burning bras was a brief but lasting image of a rebellious time for women.