Posts tagged "naomi wolf"

Frisky Rant: Vocal Fry Isn’t Holding Women Back, Misogyny Is

Young women: femininity is powerful. Your speech patterns are powerful. The slang and vocal patterns of teenage girls are so powerful that they’ve been dissected and analyzed by linguistic scientists:…

Caitlin White | July 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

A Look At Just How Difficult It Is To Get A Pap Smear In Texas

In the video above, RH Reality Check Texas reporter Andrea Grimes — the same Andrea Grimes who writes our “Hitched” column every week! — calls dozens of Texas-funded Women’s…

Daley Quinn | September 7, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Feminist Naomi Wolf Calls For Boycott Of Katy Perry’s Music

Naomi Wolf, a prominent feminist activist, is calling for a boycott of Katy Perry’s entire pop music oeuvre on account of the singer’s music video for her song “Part Of

Jessica Wakeman | March 30, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Naomi Wolf Says Sex-Crime Accusers Deserve To Be Named

Naomi Wolf (author of, among other things, The Beauty Myth) has really taken her Julian Assange defense to a whole new level. In an op-ed for the U.K.’s Guardian newspaper,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 5, 2011 - 7:30 pm

Making Sense Of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, Rape, Michael Moore, Naomi Wolf, And Keith Olbermann

If you signed onto a feminist or women-focused blog anytime in the past week, you might have asked yourself, “What the hell is going on?” Everyone is at least vaguely…

Jessica Wakeman | December 21, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Portia De Rossi Believes “The Beauty Myth”

“The word ‘feminism’ has completely disappeared. No one wants to associate themselves with that because the culture did a fantastic job of making feminists ugly, and saying that ugly is…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Carrie Bradshaw Is An Icon For The Decade

The ’70s had Mary Tyler Moore. The ’80s had Murphy Brown. The ’90s had Ellen. And the aughties have Carrie Bradshaw from “Sex & The City,” writes Naomi Wolf.

Jessica Wakeman | December 24, 2009 - 9:45 pm

31 Great Vaginal Moments: What Naomi Wolf Shouldn’t Overlook In Her History Of The Vagina

Naomi Wolf is penning her own vagina monologue: The New York Observer reports that the author of the Women’s Studies 101 staple The Beauty Myth is now writing a book…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2009 - 3:40 pm