She The People: New York

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Helen Gurley Brown turned mouseburgers into sex kittens

Helen Gurley Brown changed women’s lives. A sexual trailblazer and feminist, Brown took no prisoners in the early 1960s.

By Suzi Parker  |  08:44 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Helen Gurley Brown, David Brown, sex, Cosmopolitan, New York, Arkansas, journalism

Posted at 10:38 PM ET, 06/27/2012

New York's Wendy Long Faces Kirsten Gillibrand in Two-Woman Senate Contest

By Suzi Parker  |  10:38 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wendy Long, Kirsten Gillibrand, Hillary Clinton, Barbara Boxer, Carly Fiorina, women, 2012, New York

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 06/25/2012

Romney isn’t out-of-touch, but media distortions are

Neither Obama nor Romney got where they are by being unintelligent or unfamiliar with the lives of ordinary Americans.

By Elizabeth Reintjes De Angelo  |  12:41 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, MSNBC, media bias, liberal bias, Wawa, New York Times, George H.W. Bush, presidential race

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 03/19/2012

Ruth Barcan Marcus, integrating the obits

“Women rarely die, it seems,’’ an NYT reader once complained, to which an editor responded that many of those dying came of age in an “era largely run by men." 

By Sandra Fish  |  09:25 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ruth Barcan Marcus, New York Times, obituaries, philosophy, women

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 03/02/2012

Bob Kerrey, war criminal?

Are there acts so repulsive that they disqualify one outright for public service?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  01:04 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Kerrey, Greg Vistica, Thanh Phong, Vietnam, New York Times Magazine

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 02/12/2012

Chart of Obama ‘evolving’ on gay marriage shows New York Magazine needs to evolve

How could the magazine miss the subtext its illustration conveyed, that the humanity of an African American president rests on his support of same-sex marriage?

By Mary C. Curtis  |  11:18 AM ET, 02/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  darwin, evolution, new york magazine, gay rights, gay marriage, same-sex marriage, Barack Obama