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J.D. Salinger: The Ultimate Celebrity

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The biggest revelation in the new documentary Salinger is that The Catcher in the Rye author was not a recluse. Rather fame averse and a champion of i...

Gloria Steinem and the Faces of Feminism: MAKERS: Women Who Make America

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.10.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Makers is a term for all women, whether or not she calls herself a feminist, makes a home, works on a construction crew. She may be the first woman firefighter, first female brigadier general, or first woman orthodox rabbi.

Worldwide, It's "More Dangerous to Be a Woman Than a Soldier in Modern Wars"

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 07.10.2012 | World
Soraya Chemaly

Rape, invisible and ubiquitous, is perceived as sexual and inevitable, and we tend to think of children and women as collaterally damaged during war. In truth, all over the world, girls and women are fully, bodily engaged in conflict.

The Downsizing of Femininity

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.26.2011 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

As women are free to be more like men, what has happened to their ability to be women -- particularly in the sense of a term that suddenly feels like it's from another time: femininity?

First Wave -- Second Wave -- And Then Came Sarah Palin

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

I wish Palin and Schlafly had staged a photo-op together after they met recently because that image would have cemented for eternity the strain of American anti-feminism these women represent.

HuffPost Review: Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's disappointing that Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel isn't a better movie. Not that it's a bad one. But, were cable standards a little less skittish, it would fit right in on the Biography channel.