Tag Archives: Kirsten Clodfelter

Because Misogyny

Because Misogyny Kirsten Clodfelter Because misogyny: Elliot Rodger. Because misogyny: Every man who Elliot Rodger calls to mind. Every man who has let the whistled catcall of hot momma morph in his mouth to stuck-up bitch when that tried-and-true method … Continue reading

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Yes, Actually, There is a Huge Problem with Pink

Yes, Actually, There is a Huge Problem with Pink By Kirsten Clodfelter One afternoon when I was out with my daughter, then nine months old, a woman stopped us to gush over my “handsome baby boy.” No worries—it’s definitely hard … Continue reading

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A Review of Rachael Lyon’s The Normal Heart and How It Works

A Review of Rachael Lyon’s The Normal Heart and How It Works By Kirsten Clodfelter Beyond the page in human form, Rachael Lyon is petite and funny and kind. She speaks patiently and with near-constant laughter. She is bright, warm-spirited, … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Charlotte Raven about My Footwear and My Feminism

An Open Letter to Charlotte Raven about My Footwear and My Feminism By Kirsten Clodfelter Dear Charlotte, I appreciate that you have words of wisdom to share with the next generation of “hip” young feminists as we get dressed each … Continue reading

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A Review of John Rybicki’s When All the World is Old 

A Review of John Rybicki’s When All the World is Old By Kirsten Clodfelter John Rybicki opens each section of When All the World is Old, his third poetry collection, with excerpts from journal entries written by his late wife, … Continue reading

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Emily Yoffe: Don’t Empower My Rapist

Emily Yoffe: Don’t Empower My Rapist by Kirsten Clodfelter Last week, Emily Yoffe wrote an article urging young women, especially those on college campuses, to stop getting so drunk if they’d like to reduce their risk of being sexually assaulted … Continue reading

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Miley Cyrus Deserves Better Than Our Slut-Shaming And So Do Our Daughters

Miley Cyrus Deserves Better Than Our Slut-Shaming And So Do Our Daughters by Kirsten Clodfelter Whether or not you tuned in to Sunday night’s VMAs, it was impossible to miss the outrage over Miley Cyrus’s performance that took the Internet … Continue reading

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