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America made this supermodel a feminist

Too good not to share: Paulina Porizkova’s op-ed in the New York Times about how America made her a feminist. Nearly as interesting as Porizkova’s sharp assessments of how women and sex are viewed in the different countries in which … Continue reading

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Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism by Camille Paglia

Camille Paglia captures all her best provocations, smoke bombs, and sturdy anti-establishmentarianism in this collection of essays, opening with excerpts from her hefty and admittedly groundbreaking Sexual Personae (1990) and ending with recent publications on Salon.com affirming her stance on … Continue reading

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It Was Me All Along, by Andie Mitchell

(Posted in shorter form over at Goodreads) Mitchell’s book raises several interesting questions around the issues of weight and self-realization. What motivates someone who is at an unhealthy weight to make the lifestyle changes they can stick to? When someone … Continue reading

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