- Egyptian-American feminist and journalist, Mona Eltahawy, writes in Foreign Policy about the misogyny and war on women in the Middle East.
Our political revolutions will not succeed unless they are accompanied by revolutions of thought — social, sexual, and cultural revolutions that topple the Mubaraks in our minds as well as our bedrooms.
- AlterNet has a great piece on Phyllis Schlafly’s 40-year history in leading the war on women in the U.S. (Schlafly’s hypocrisy and lies continue to astound me.)
- Juliana Jimenez of Femination writes about the stereotypical image of the overly sexualized Latin American woman and its role and influence in the Secret Service prostitution scandal.
- The Nation has an inside look at Elizabeth Warren’s Senate campaign and her chances to beat Sen. Scott Brown (R) in Nov. Bottom line: don’t break out the celebratory champagne glasses yet.
- The Washington Post debunks 5 myths about women voters.
- The best critique I’ve read of the new HBO series, “Girls,” and its problematic depiction of the lives of 20-something women in NYC.