No actual historians are on staff—and that's led to some serious inaccuracies.
Is the word used that often to criticize women? Yes, and we have proof.
Being the Gone Girl Cool Girl is contingent on presenting the correct selection of individual attributes. Feminism needs to be collective and flexible.
Blaming the "Lean In" author for capitalism or competitive parenting is another way of letting the guys off the hook
The Men’s Rights Movement has agitated on things like child custody. Now its creepy online attacks have a new focus: the definition and treatment of sexual assault.
The work-life balance of public women has always been fair game for criticism, and it's getting old.
Try the following thought experiment: Chris Christie, or Sarah Palin, or Andrew Cuomo is asked by a friend about sexual harassment allegations against a powerful Senator. Christie, or Palin, or Cuomo responds that he or she is tired of all these whiny women. Now imagine the friend's records are released. What would be the reaction in the media and among feminist organizations? It is inconceivable that there would not be an uproar, a forced apology, and some articles about how this will hurt the prospective candidate with women, and endanger his or her presidential hopes.
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen certainly leaned in—made it harder for other women to do the same.
He went from bete noire to laureate. Why'd we lose track of his flaws?
In the 1990s, Philip Roth drifted from bête noire to laureate. Why'd we lose track of his flaws?
All this wrangling over their feminist credentials is just a lot of noise.