Latest from Monica Hesse
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Purity balls, “virginity tests,” jokes about beating up boyfriends. The panic takes many forms.
  • Nov 7, 2019
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When you’re in charge, you don’t have to say what you mean to get what you want.
  • Nov 6, 2019
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Dismayed by the biological naivete behind so much legislation, a gynecologist sent her new book to every U.S. senator and congressman.
  • Nov 2, 2019
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The young congresswoman erred. She was right to step down. But is she being punished for the wrong thing?
  • Oct 29, 2019
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Why applaud a woman who used her power to make the lives of the most powerless more difficult?
  • Oct 23, 2019
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Somehow, nobody seemed to have let the Utah senator know that he already had a powerful platform.
  • Oct 22, 2019
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For once, it’s not just female candidates beset by archetypes and associations.
  • Oct 16, 2019
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With his simplistic response, he shuts down conversations about consent, power imbalances and victim psychology.
  • Oct 11, 2019
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He’s become the toast of the resistance, but it’s not necessarily because of what he says.
  • Oct 9, 2019
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Contemplating someone we love to hate and hate to love and can’t get rid of and fiercely miss.
  • Oct 6, 2019
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