The phrase “the personal is political” is used so often that it can seem denuded of meaning; slowly and painfully, “Mrs. America” revives it.
Decades after some of the books written by these women were published, they continue to inspire women of all faiths and cultures to step and fight for the cause.
Jaclyn Friedman’s weekly podcast includes the latest political and cultural salvos about sexuality. Then she gets intimate.
Betty Friedan’s ‘The Feminine Mystique’ and Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls’ both have their detractors, but Elissa Strauss says criticizing them for their specificity is a waste of time.
One of the major feminist issues of 2013 will be how women go about tackling the seemingly impossible issue of balancing work and life.
Housework has always been a sticky spot for feminists, an elusive thorn in our forward-moving sides. To some, it is a prison from which women have to free themselves. For others, including countless stay-at-home moms and professional domestic workers, it is work that has never earned adequate respect.