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While we as a nation prepare for the presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — the first one is slated to take place at Hofstra University on September 26 — much is being written about each candidate’s debate prep. Trump is battening down the hatches by taking advice from former Fox News chairman and many-time sexual harassment accusee Roger Ailes. Clinton, for her part, is searching for a sparring partner to ready herself for the fight ahead.
There are many things that Clinton could legitimately be taken to task for — her hawkishness, allegations of corruption and ties to big banks and Wall Street, to name a few. But one particularly problematic subject of focus when it comes to her debate prep — as pointed out by a recent Politico article — is Monica Lewinsky.
A lot is being said about what Seth Rogen said on Monday while on Howard Stern’s radio show regarding his nearly 10 year long feud with “Knocked Up” co-star Katherine Heigl.
Ivanka Trump has made her brand about supporting working women, and she says her father is on board. But how can we take her at her word when her clothing line designers don’t get a single day of paid maternity leave, and her father underpays his female employees?
I was at the gym this morning, when an ad came on the TV with a powerful image. It was three men: a minister, an imam, and a rabbi talking to and hugging each other.
Sometimes, cultural misogyny is subtle: tone policing, mansplaining, implicit bias about gender stereotypes. Sometimes, it is not. Sometimes, it comes in the form of a bumper sticker using a sexist pejorative to equate the presumptive Democratic candidate for presidency with a female dog.