Can a feminist vote for a man?

Is this even a question? Lately, some old-school feminists — some of whom I deeply admire — have been quoted as “chiding” young feminists who support Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Because Bernie’s a man, and Hillary’s a woman, and, well, if you’re a girl, you need to vote for a …

What’s a feminist today?

The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation have released a poll on what Americans think of feminism (New Wave feminism) today. The results are a little bit fascinating, including: 6 in 10 women and one-third of men call themselves a feminist or strong feminist Roughly 7 in 10 of men and women say┬áthe movement …

In which I love my life and you should, too

Remind me the next time I start whining (and I will whine eventually) about what an awesome day was March 26, 2015 — not because of any earth-shattering moment, but because of a zillion little ones. Yesterday, I * Gave an early-morning talk about Isabella Beecher Hooker to a women’s breakfast hosted by a white-shoe …