When the all-male cohort of Republican Senators on the Judiciary Committee brought in a female prosecutor to question Dr. Christine Blasey Ford last week, they demonstrated their inability to speak to women.
bell hooks’ “All About Love” speaks to the erosion of the promise of American ideals—already apparent nearly two decades ago—and how a politics of love might reverse it.
In the dim light of a strip club, in prose that manages to be both suitably halting and lyrical, Lisa Birnbaum’s latest novel asks seductive questions as it disrobes a memorable character.
A sitcom centered on moral understanding, let alone one that actually references philosophers like Kant and Kierkegaard, might seem like a buzzkill. But The Good Place is laugh-out-loud funny.
Sometimes the deeper struggle in coming out rests with the process of simultaneously discovering and creating one’s sexual identity. It is her willingness to probe this process that makes Lori Horvitz’s memoir The Girls of Usually so refreshing and engaging to read.
Writer V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidadian-British novelist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001, recently earned an ignoble prize for sexism because of his demeaning comments about women writers. Aside from his arrogance, Naipaul was described in his authorized biography as being “violent, unstable, a racist and a misogynist,” according to NPR. So it’s […]