Good Girls Revolt Surprisingly Made Me Want To

On the one hand, as woman writing on the website you’re reading right now, I couldn’t be more of a prime target for a television show about women at a newspaper in the 1960s and ’70s rising up and saying “Fuck you!” to all their oppressive male coworkers and bosses than myself. On the other, there’s something about… »11/12/15 4:35pm11/12/15 4:35pm


Gloria Steinem at 80: She Looks Good and Everyone Wants Her to Know It

Gloria Steinem turns 80 today. She makes 80 look good, logistically speaking: her schedule is just as jam-packed as it ever was. She also makes 80 look good physically speaking: to the amazement of her fans, she appears far too young to have spent eight decades on Earth. But for all her accolades and accomplishments,… »3/25/14 3:00pm3/25/14 3:00pm

Writer Blames Second Wave Feminists For Failing To Prevent Teen Pregnancy

ABC Family's much-hyped teen pregnancy drama The Secret Life of an American Teenager debuts tonight and that, coupled with the Gloucester High baby explosion, has inspired a slew of articles discussing the state of barely-legal uteri. Christopher Caldwell of the Financial Times claims that the current "ideology" of… »7/01/08 9:30am7/01/08 9:30am

Some Men Who Hate Hillary Are Sexist. We Get It. Now Let's Move On.

If I have to read another article about how some men hate Hillary Clinton for vaguely misogynistic reasons I'm going to give myself a series of tiny paper cuts with the latest copy of Ms. and rub salt in them. But lo! Rebecca Traister goes on for over 4,000 words in Salon today, parsing some young, liberal, and mostly… »4/14/08 3:40pm4/14/08 3:40pm