Feminism

Gail Collins Hails Katie Couric as 'Total Success' on CBS for 'Not Screwing Things Up'

Gail Collins grades Couric on a curve: "From my perspective as a charter of the progress of American women, Couric was a total success. The first great mandate for a First Woman is not to screw ...

Manohla Dargis Ruins Another Summer Movie Season, Laments 'the Symbolic Phallus'

Manohla Dargis gets embarrassingly feminist and Freudian describing a scene in a new Western: "I just don't believe that scene where her character pulls out a rifle to protect the wagon train's ...

NYT Style Mag 'T': No to the 'Cult of the Virgin Mary,' Yes to Ground Zero Imam

Holly Brubach gets seriously anti-Catholic in "T," the Times style magazine: "[Marina] Warner's scholarly survey of the shape-shifting that Mary has undergone over the past two millennia ...

Shame On Family Films?

Newsweek columnist Julia Baird denounced popular cartoons and family films for having too few female characters who are too beautiful and too small-waisted.

Tom Friedman Defends 'Complex' Hezbollah Terror Leader Fadlallah, the Alan Alda of the Middle East

Friedman glosses over Hezbollah founder Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah's support for suicide bombers and ignores evidence of Fadlallah's blessing of the bombing of a Marine barracks in Lebanon that ...

CBS's Smith Celebrates 'Golden Anniversary' of Birth Control Pill: Freed Women from 'Biological Bonds'

On Thursday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith commemorated the 50th anniversary of the invention of the birth control pill: "This week is the golden anniversary of the birth of birth control, ...

Maureen Dowd: Being a Catholic Woman Like Being One In Saudi Arabia

The Catholic Church and Islam are the same thing when it comes to their treatment of women according to Maureen Dowd: "I, too, rationalized as men in dresses allowed our religious kingdom to decay ...

Here We Go Again: Columnist Vecsey Excoriates Racist, Sexist Augusta National Golf Club

Seven years after the paper's ill-fated crusade against Augusta National Golf Club's refusal to admit women, sports columnist George Vecsey columnist again rebukes the site of The Masters ...

Thank Goodness: Obama-care 'Will Lower the Costs of Being a Woman'

The Times' Denise Grady cribs from a feminist group to accuse health insurance companies of sex discrimination, something that will be cured under Obama-care: "Being a woman is no longer a ...

5 Years Later, NYT Still Piling on Lawrence Summers for Remarks About Women in Science

Harvard's "a different place" without its former president, Lawrence Summers, who left under fire for daring to make an academic statement about women's aptitude for science and math during an ...
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