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The Beauty Myth

Revisiting the Beauty Myth

Annie Walton Doyle | Posted 12.14.2016 | Style
Annie Walton Doyle

There does seem to be more visibility of a broader spectrum of "beauties" in the world today. Beauty is becoming more expansive, less exclusive. And yet it seems to me that the pressure of looking one particular way may have been replaced by a more intense pressure of "making an effort."

Revisiting 'The Beauty Myth'

Jennifer Armstrong | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women
Jennifer Armstrong

Revisiting Wolf's text now, 20 years later, evokes an all-too-common feeling I get when reading old feminist texts: Holy sh*t, nothing has changed.

5 Reasons Watching Porn Together Can Be Good For Your Marriage

Stacey Nelkin | Posted 05.07.2013 | Weddings
Stacey Nelkin

If you and your mate haven't included pornography in your sexual arsenal, there's no time like the present. After all, couples that play together, stay together.

Naomi Wolf Defends 'Vagina'

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 09.14.2012 | Women

Since its publication in 1991, Naomi Wolf's "The Beauty Myth" has been widely regarded as one of the most important contributions to feminism in the l...

What Jessica Simpson Has to Do with You

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 11.11.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

When we're all preoccupied with achieving the perfect body (or getting our body back) or waxing ourselves hairless or learning how to create this season's smoky eye, who has the energy to deal with stuff that matters? Who has the time to remember there is stuff that matters?

9 Ways Of Looking At Naomi Wolf's 'Vagina'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.11.2012 | Women

This week author Naomi Wolf has accomplished a remarkable feat: She has many of the most prominent news outlets in the U.S. and the U.K. talking about...

The Marriage and Motherhood Myths

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 01.01.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

I'm not saying that we don't -- or shouldn't -- want love and marriage and a baby carriage. But if we don't, the cultural forces at work sure do their best to change our minds.