Hillary Clinton's recent run for the Democratic presidential nomination has awakened powerful feelings in many Americans, not least of which is outrage at the thinly veiled sexism that permeated the coverage of her campaign. This outcry has fostered a positive flipside — in the face of bias, a recent spate of op-eds and articles rushed to declare feminism relevant and necessary, and a renewed interest in feminist thought has emerged among the general public.
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Activate interviews Courtney E. Martin, author of Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters, and political editor of Feministing.com. From the intro: