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  • 'Real Housewives of Orange County' recap: What's New Pussycat

    'Real Housewives of Orange County' recap: What's New Pussycat
    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?!?...
  • Commentary: Why girls need fathers as they develop

    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...
  • '9 to 5: The Musical'

    '9 to 5: The Musical'
    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,...
  • Bret Easton Ellis' wilted innocence

    Bret Easton Ellis' wilted innocence
    " 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,...
  • 'When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women From 1960 to the Present' by Gail Collins

    'When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women From 1960 to the Present' by Gail Collins
    When Everything Changed The Amazing Journey of American Women From 1960 to the Present Gail Collins 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...
  • Was Gloria Steinem right about Sarah Palin?

    Was Gloria Steinem right about Sarah Palin?
    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...
  • Obama and Clinton, race and gender

    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...
  • Who made gender an issue?

    Who made gender an issue?
    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...
  • Is Palin's parental prowess fair game?

    Is Palin's parental prowess fair game?
    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...
  • Where are the pro-Palin feminists?

    Where are the pro-Palin feminists?
    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 It's almost...
  • First lady -- a glorified housewife?

    First lady -- a glorified housewife?
    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...