Latest from Monica Hesse

It is a condescending question that places men as the self-congratulatory gatekeepers of gender parity.

  • Mar 24, 2019

The disgraced CEO understood something about how we talk about women’s voices.

  • Mar 21, 2019

Desperate moms are easier to judge than shameless dads.

  • Mar 14, 2019

On screen, Carlson is a blend of smugness and bafflement, fear and outrage, concern and vitriol.

  • Mar 12, 2019

It’s complicated to exhume and reexamine old stories, and discover they don’t look how you wished they would.

  • Feb 20, 2019

History can be rewritten, because it doesn’t have to be contained in pages anymore, and the potential for expansion is unlimited.

  • Feb 17, 2019

A controversial Esquire piece asked the wrong questions.

  • Feb 13, 2019

What Ralph Northam, Liam Neeson, and Neomi Rao reveal about our collective reckoning with long-ago transgressions that inflict fresh pain.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Seated behind Trump’s left shoulder, the speaker of the House made her entire face a silent rejoinder, and — at one point — clapped mockingly.

  • Feb 6, 2019

Web Hostess Monica Hesse sifts the Internet so you don't have to, searching for meaning, manners and the next great meme.

  • Jun 28, 2018
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