A Political and Literary Forum
On the hundreth anniversary of suffrage, it’s time for gender equity in political office.
Jennifer M. Piscopo, Shauna L. Shames
Richard Beck's new book on the moral panic over child abuse in the 1980s.
"She didn't believe in God. But she believed. Optimism was her faith."
On the reissue of Linda Rosenkrantz's Talk.
For female travel writers, it's a risk.
History really matters in Obergefell v. Hodges.
Nancy F. Cott
Without sexual liberation, sexual oppression and sexual violence will continue.
Trends in American Opinion
Claude S. Fischer
Today, marriage was affirmed as a constitutional right for same-sex couples in the United States.
One report on purported elder abuse describes victims as dependent captives “in highly sexualized environments.”
On Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts.
“Dear Sir, I don’t like the way you crossed me out.”
Unisex Fashion Fought the Gender Binary, and the Binary Won.
Philip N. Cohen
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Joseph J. Fischel
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