Imagine if men were treated like women in the workplace. Imagine if their appearance was commented on rather than their achievements or contributions. Just imagine! It seems outlandish, like the premise for an Amy Schumer skit meant to reveal the
Recently Kate Messner wrote a moving and thoughtful post on gender, language, and responsibility in the Kid Lit World. As you know if you read the post, I witnessed the same events that she did, and have my own complicated
Feminist critic and author Camille Paglia had an article over the weekend in the Sunday Times (London) Magazine about Lady Gaga. The Times charges for full access, but they do have a lengthy excerpt up. Certainly Gaga was ripe for
I recently finished listening to the audio of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games, and I’m halfway through the sequel, Catching Fire. It’s this little-known series about a girl, a dystopian society, and a twisted battle-to-the-death-as-entertainment scenario. Maybe you’ve heard of
I am an unabashed feminist. Many women and girls, for reasons I have never been able to understand, are afraid to identify themselves in this way. I suppose that they have what I would call a misunderstanding of the word.
So, I am not exactly what you would call up on the innerworkings of the Republican party. It turns out that Meghan McCain (daughter of Senator McCain) has been angering some within the party with her views on where the