The Great Gatsby: A fine look at the reality of flappers as compared with Fitzgerald’s story, and an interesting dissection of Daisy’s sketchy characterization. But this feminist writer points out that one can just relax and enjoy the story.
Tattoo Empowerment: A critique of the obnoxious coinage of “skank flank.”
Women in STEM: The Florida honor student who inadvertently exploded a Sprite bottle hasn’t just had the trumped-up charges against her dropped: her story resonated with the man whose memoir inspired “October Sky,” and he’s sending Kiera Wilmot and her twin sister to Space Camp.
U.S. Immigration: Latinas commend the Senate Bill on Immigration for broadening the inclusiveness of Medicaid.
Women in the World: Pollution in the developing world puts women at risk. A British writer points out that Western society has toxic attitudes about masculinity. And women in Jordan are facing open biases as they fight for equal pay for equal work.