The Truth Is, "Bra-Burning" Feminists Never Actually Burned A Bra

One would assume, since the phrase "bra-burning feminist" exists, that at some point in this nation's history a feminist famously burned a bra. Not so! NPR's Nell Greenfieldboyce explains » 9/05/08 1:30pm 9/05/08 1:30pm that "bra-burning" is a myth. Oh, the women who gathered on the boardwalk to protest the Miss America pageant in 1968 to burn a…

"The Sexual Revolution Was Central To Women's Liberation"

Part 2 of VH1's documentary mini-series Sex: The Revolution aired last night, and a portion of it focused on the sexual revolution's influence on feminism in the 1970s and vice versa. The doc combines archival footage of interviews, TV shows, and protest rallies and new interviews with heavyweights like Gloria… » 5/15/08 7:00pm 5/15/08 7:00pm