Tag: feminism

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Up Against the Centerfold

What it was like to report on feminism for Playboy in 1969.

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Marcia Clark Is Redeemed

She was mocked for her clothes and for her hair. Tabloids published nude photos of her and covered her custody fight. The defense called her hysterical. The judge condescended to her. She lost. And then she became a punchline. Twenty years later, thanks in part to The People v. O.J. Simpson, Marcia Clark is finally being seen in full.

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No Offense

On feminism and the limitations of outrage online.

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Men Explain Lolita to Me

“You read enough books in which people like you are disposable, or are dirt, or are silent, absent, or worthless, and it makes an impact on you. Because art makes the world, because it matters, because it makes us. Or breaks us.”
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Unpregnant

An essay on the silent, secret grief of miscarriage.

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The Mother of All Questions

On the stories we tell ourselves about happiness and the indecent questions we ask women who decided not to become moms.

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Road Warrior

The hectic life of Gloria Steinem.

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What the Hell Am I (And Who the Hell Cares)?

On the perils and rewards of feminism.

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Mad Men

Inside the men’s rights movement—and the army of misogynists it spawned.

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The Gaming Industry's Greatest Adversary Is Just Getting Started

A profile of Anita Sarkeesian, who has recieved death threats as she exposes misogyny in the $25 billion video game industry.

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The Future of the Culture Wars Is Here, and It's Gamergate

How a small group of gamers has been able to “set the terms of debate in a $100 billion industry, even as they send women like Brianna Wu into hiding and show every sign that they intend to keep doing so until all their demands are met.”

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The Last Amazon

On Wonder Woman’s feminist past.