Feminism May Be Nearing Her Expiration Date

Maybe nobody cares if Katy "Cupcakes" Perry is a feminist. But if Marissa Mayer, by all accounts a brilliant, successful woman and CEO of a globally recognized brand, doesn't really wanna hang her hat where feminism lives, and neither do younger women, is the problem us? Or them? Or does this continued resistance to… » 3/07/13 3:35pm 3/07/13 3:35pm

No One Knows Who the Hell Is in Charge Anymore

Did you hear? Men are over. No, wait. Women are over. Women never began. Men are in now all boys. Women are banding together to keep boys down. Women are glitter-obsessed little girls. Scratch that. They're confident business bosses being pressed under the glass ceiling and pinned down like insect specimens. Forget… » 10/01/12 11:40am 10/01/12 11:40am

Finally, Someone Says It: Hookup Culture Is Good For Women

When we talk about "hookup culture" — the oft-lamented outcome of the sexual revolution, scourge of our era, and sole reason why 7-year-old girls can now purchase padded bikini tops at Abercrombie & Fitch — we almost always talk about everything women have lost since the good ol' days when women were protected by… » 8/24/12 7:15pm 8/24/12 7:15pm

Transgender Child's First Sentence: "I Like Your High Heels"

Atlantic » 10/16/08 3:40pm 10/16/08 3:40pm contributing editor Hanna Rosin has a measured, nuanced article about in the November issue. Roisin spent several months with 8-year-old "Brandon Simms" and his family in their small, God-fearing Southern town. Even though Brandon had expressed the desire to be female since he could talk (his first full…

O Writer Claims That Beneath Every Marriage Runs The "Chyron Of Divorce"

The eminently reasonable Hanna Rosin, whom you might remember as the journalist guinea pig who agreed to stay within 15 feet of her husband for 24 hours, is dismayed by an O: Oprah Magazine article called "Divorce Dreams" by New York Times scribe Ellen Tien. And Rosin is piqued for good reason: Tien says some… » 7/09/08 2:30pm 7/09/08 2:30pm

Slate Power Couple Attempts To Stay Within 15 Feet Of Each Other For 24 Hours

Remember yurt-dwellers Michael Roach and Christie McNally, the controversial Buddhists who remain within 15 feet of each other at all times? Well, Slate deputy editor David Plotz and his wife, Atlantic contributing editor Hanna Rosin tried to embrace the Roach-McNally lifestyle, but instead of living in a remote… » 6/03/08 5:00pm 6/03/08 5:00pm