Links for Sexy Feminists: Political Wives, Roe v. Wade Anniversary, and more …

YourTango asks if political wives hold all the power in their relationships: While we salute candidates who respect their wives, and we love women who support their husbands, we’d rather see some truly qualified ladies running for our highest office themselves. Miss you, Hillary!

If you’re in New York …: Check out Barnard’s Athena Film Festival, which celebrates women in movie-making next month.

Happy Roe v. Wade anniversary!: Recognize the landmark Supreme Court decision on abortion at events around the country this week. We’ll be live-Tweeting from a screening of Jennifer Baumgardner’s I Had an Abortion documentary and relaunch of the “I Had an Abortion” T-shirt at New York’s Bluestockings bookstore tonight.


Author: Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong grew up deep in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, then escaped to New York to live in a succession of very small apartments and write about pop culture. In the process, she became a feminist, a Buddhist, and the singer/guitarist in an amateur rock band. She also spent a decade on staff at Entertainment Weekly, cofounded, and now writes for several publications, including Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Writer’s Digest, Fast Company, and New York‘s Vulture. Her history of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted, will be published by Simon & Schuster in 2013; her collaboration with Heather Wood Rudulph, Sexy Feminism, will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2013. She is the author of the Why? Because We Still Like You, a history of the original Mickey Mouse Club published by Grand Central in 2010. She has provided pop culture commentary for CNN, VH1, A&E, and ABC, and teaches article writing and creative writing. Follow her on Twitter: @jmkarmstrong

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