| Apr 25, 2012
| 2:25 AM
Last night's episode attempts to answer timeless questions: Is it possible for women to find a balance between their families and their careers? How far should loyalty go in friendship? And how come what happens in Vegas never actually stays in Vegas?!?...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Can a woman raised without a father feel psychologically whole?
The question came to mind while watching the funeral service for Whitney Houston several months ago. A beautiful, gifted woman, she rose to incredible heights, only to jettison her career...
| Sep 23, 2008
NOTHING gets the comic juices flowing like a workplace revenge fantasy. In "9 to 5: The Musical," an eager-to-please adaptation of the fizzy 1980 pop-feminist film, three female employees, tired of banging their heads against a low-hanging glass ceiling,...
| Jun 13, 2010
" New York is so over," says Bret Easton Ellis, sitting behind the glass-topped desk in his home office. "Who cares about New York? L.A. is where it's at right now."
Outside the windows of his high-rise, hillside apartment, Los Angeles appears serene,...
| Nov 15, 2009
When Everything Changed
The Amazing Journey of American Women From 1960 to the Present
Little, Brown: 472 pp., $27.99
I don't think I've ever finished a Gail Collins-penned editorial in the New York Times, and now I know why. Collins, the...
| Sep 8, 2008
Today's topic: Discuss Gloria Steinem's recent Op-Ed in the L.A. Times, in which she called Sarah Palin the "wrong woman" for the VP job. All week, Katherine Mangu-Ward and Amanda Marcotte discuss what Palin's candidacy means for women's issues and...
| Jun 2, 2008
Today's question: How, if at all, does Hillary Clinton fit into the modern feminist movement? Did the Clinton-Obama contest really raise important questions about gender and race? All week, authors Amanda Marcotte and Katha Pollitt discuss contemporary...
| Sep 10, 2008
Today's question: Is gender more a media obsession or a real concern of voters? How likely is it that former Hillary Clinton supporters will break for John McCain because of Sarah Palin? Previously, Mangu-Ward and Marcotte discussed whether a socially...
| Sep 12, 2008
Today's question: Is a female candidate's performance as a mother truly off limits during a campaign? Previously, Mangu-Ward and Marcotte discussed the GOP’s downplaying of Cindy McCain's success as a businesswoman, the media’s focus on...
| Sep 9, 2008
Today's question: Could a socially conservative female candidate ever appeal to feminists? Previously, Marcotte and Mangu-Ward discussed Gloria Steinem's comments on Sarah Palin.
Social conservatism harms women Point: Amanda Marcotte
| Sep 11, 2008
Today's question: At their convention, Republicans ignored Cindy McCain's impressive business accomplishments and instead focused on her record of philanthropy. Why is a strong woman a good VP candidate but not a good first lady? Previously, Marcotte...