Why We Still Need Feminism

Why We Still Need Feminism

From his campaign rhetoric to his transition appointments, our next president has placed himself squarely in a conservative movement calling itself the “alt-right.” That movement, the Los Angeles Times reports, “generally embraces and promotes white...
Real Feminists Don’t Tell Women How to Vote

Real Feminists Don’t Tell Women How to Vote

I didn’t look up to Wonder Woman or Lara Croft as a child: I had women like Gloria Steinem. I was the type of girl who cut my dolls’ hair short, insisted girls could do anything boys could, and invented stories where brave female protagonists always outsmarted the bad...
Nottoway to Make a Good Impression

Nottoway to Make a Good Impression

If you visit the website of Nottoway Plantation, a resort hotel, you’ll see a photo of a half-dozen people dressed in antebellum finery. It’s a plug for Nottoway’s new mystery theater evening: The actors play members of the Randolph family who built...
Rush Limbaugh and the Live Volcano

Rush Limbaugh and the Live Volcano

It’s not about free speech. Within extremely wide limits, Rush Limbaugh certainly has the right to say anything he pleases. It’s not about sponsors. Even if I’m glad that JC Penney, Netflix, Allstate Insurance, and at least 50 more advertisers have...