Posts tagged "time magazine"

Hillary Clinton Has Devil Horns on the New TIME Magazine Cover

Though I like Hillary Clinton, I am by no means a fervently unflinching Clinton supporter (just ask Frisky’s own Robyn about the arguments we’ve had for a week about why I think the Clinton email fiasco is newsworthy). Still, I can’t get on board with TIME’s latest cover, which has a Hillary silhouette that looks nothing like…

Beejoli Shah / March 12, 2015

Why Has TIME Become The Hub For Anti-Feminists?

You know, I used to think that TIME magazine was a reputable source of information. When I saw Christina Hoff Sommers’ “5 Feminist Myths That Will Not Die” published on their website, I thought, Alright, maybe they’re just trying to give voice to a different perspective. But then I realized that they’ve been publishing pieces from…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 3, 2014

Hell Yeah: Laverne Cox Covers TIME Magazine

The amazing Laverne Cox, transgender advocate and “Orange Is The New Black” actress, is on the cover of the new issue of TIME representing their cover story on transgender rights. Flawless. The interview inside is thankfully an interesting, thoughtful dialogue (take notes, Piers Morgan and Katie Couric!) on Cox’s journey and the transgender rights movement a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 29, 2014

What Do We Think Of TIME’s Hillary Cover?

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has not yet said one way or the other whether she intends to run again for president in 2016. But that hasn’t stopped the chattering classes from dissecting every single item related to a “Hillary ’16” run ad nauseum. The latest iteration is the TIME magazine cover this week: a…

Jessica Wakeman / January 16, 2014

TIME Declares That Gay Marriage Has Already Won

In the court of public opinion, as evidenced by the sheer number of people of who changed their Facebook profile photo to the equals sign this week, sure. But I’m holding off on doing my victory dance until marriage equality is on the books nationwide. Still, I love these two covers. Beautiful.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 28, 2013

The Soapbox: I Want A Ceasefire On The Mommy Wars

Here it is. The latest in the “mommy wars.”

Because everything is a war these days, it seems. Yesterday, we were talking about the “war on obesity.” I even heard that Obama declared “war on marriage.” So “war” means “having a different opinion.” Or possibly “wanting equal rights.” In a moment, it might…

Kate Fridkis / May 15, 2012

TIME Magazine Goes There With Toddler Breastfeeding Cover

Whoa. Hi there, TIME magazine. You went there, didn’t you?

I’m as pro-breastfeeding-in-public as one can be, but this cover photo the intentional provocation of this cover annoys me.  The 26-year-old mother Jamie Lynne Grumet is model-hot and that’s no accident; nor is it an accident that her child she is breastfeeding i…

Jessica Wakeman / May 10, 2012

Florida: The Pedophile Teacher State?

It seems like I keep seeing more and more news about teacher/student affairs…especially ones involving female teachers and their young male students. As a former high school teacher, this whole scenario never gets less despicable and disgusting to me. I know first hand how close you can become with your students and how much testosterone…

Ami Angelowicz / June 24, 2009

Time Magazine’s Romance Issue

Time’s current special section, “The Science of Romance,” is available online, but if you’re too busy getting busy to read it, here are some highlights:

If someone calls you a flirt as an insult, just tell them humans are programmed to do it — if they’re not a flirt, their programming must be off.

Catherine Strawn / January 24, 2008