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Rebecca Traister

How Single Women Are 'Raising The Bar On Men's Behavior'

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 06.20.2016 | Women

On last week's episode of "Real Time with Bill Maher," journalist and All the Single Ladies author Rebecca Traister sat down with the host to explain ...

Celebrate Women’s History Month With 11 Fabulous New Books By Women

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.10.2016 | Arts

March is Women’s History Month, a great time to cozy up with a novel or a smart work of nonfiction penned by a woman. There are too many to choose f...

The Radical Power Of American Single Women

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 03.09.2016 | Women

"Single female life is not prescription, but its opposite: liberation," writes Rebecca Traister in the introduction of her new book. The aptly-titled...

All The Single Ladies, Making History

Laura Rowley | Posted 02.25.2017 | Fifty
Laura Rowley

Single women have the potential to unleash a social and political revolution 'as profound as the invention of birth control, as the sexual revolution, as the abolition of slavery, as women's suffrage...'

DEBATE: Can Women Really Be Happy Single?

Posted 06.06.2012 | Women

When Tracy McMillan published her blog post "Why You're Not Married" on The Huffington Post in February 2011, she received ample criticism for telling...

Ending the SlutWars

Shira Tarrant | Posted 12.06.2011 | Women
Shira Tarrant

It's time to change our culture so that we would never dream of asking, "What was the victim wearing?" It is time that we hold rapists and assaulters accountable because the question is never what was she wearing but why is he raping?

It's Not About the V; Let's Hail the Feminine

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 09.25.2011 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

All of the hullaballoo about Summers Eve's latest ad campaign (you know, the one that hails the "V"? Ironic, when you consider that the product for wh...

WATCH: Rebecca Traister And Nora Ephron Talk Women In Politics

Posted 08.16.2011 | Women

With a presidential election year on the horizon, and the last election still vivid in our minds, how women fair in politics is always a ripe topic fo...

Jason Linkins

Rebecca Traister: Giffords 'Represents Much That Is Revolutionary And Hopeful' In Politics | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rebecca Traister, author of Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women, says that while she was out on her book tour...

Brilliant New Book About Gender and 2008 Election

AJ Rossmiller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
AJ Rossmiller

It is increasingly easy for political observers to maintain constant forward movement, scarcely looking back, rarely pausing to process--much less tho...

How Open Salon's User-Generated Content is Changing the World of Writing

Caroline Hagood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caroline Hagood

Open Salon is an endlessly fascinating place; like the Internet, its very structure teaches you how to interact with it, but unlike the Internet, that structure is essentially altruistic. It forces its participants to be supportive of one another.

Going Rouge Skewers Palin

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Geoffrey Dunn

One thing is certain: You will read far more about the real Sarah Palin in Going Rouge than you ever will in her own memoirs, being published by (who else?) Rupert Murdoch.

Women in the Media: A Night of Recognition

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

The Women's Media Center was packed with women active in old and new media, advocacy, and culture.

The Myth of Hillary Clinton and the Angry White Women

Lester Feder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lester Feder

Once we stop viewing the Democratic contest through the identity-politics lens, former Clinton-supporters favoring McCain over Obama isn't all that surprising.