Misogyny’s Impact on Bernie and Hillary

I started this election cycle feeling the Bern. Unlike many of Bernie Sanders’ current supporters, I’ve been watching him for years. I’ve enjoyed his passion and willingness to speak his mind, cheered his unabashed socialist tendencies and loved his determination to do what is right. I was so delighted when he announced his candidacy for […]

The Answer to the $10 Question Was Bupkis

Perhaps it’s silly of me to be upset but I was practically enraged by the “lighthearted” question to the Republican candidates in the last “debate” of what woman they’d like to see on the $10 bill. This question could have been an opportunity for the candidates to prove how much they value American women and […]

Dave Goldberg: Pro-Feminist Role Model or Super Rich Regular Guy?


After Dave Goldberg’s tragic sudden death on a treadmill last week, numerous condolences and accolades poured in from around the world.  Many praised his leadership as CEO of SurveyMonkey.  Several lauded him as a technological visionary.  And of course, he was always listed as Sheryl Sandberg’s beloved husband. However, one surprise among all the tributes […]

On Second Thought, Interviewers Should Ask People about Feminism: A Response to Riley Holden


My friend and colleague, Riley Holden recently wrote an article for Feminist Fever about why interviewers should not ask female celebrities if they are feminists.  Riley, as usual, made a lot of excellent points.  Nevertheless, I still believe that interviewers should ask public figures about feminism – and do it intelligently.  As long as we […]