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Kay Hymowitz, Charlie Sheen, and Ashley Wilkes

March 2, 2011 by

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Since its publication on February 19th, Kay Hymowitz’s “Where Have the Good Men Gone?” has deftly managed to draw criticism and mockery from both sexes. Feminists responded to the op-ed by protesting that women’s liberation shouldn’t be held to blame for the decline of the male sex; while men generally reacted with something like, “We’re […]

What Did Feminism Do to the Dating Scene?

February 24, 2011 by

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The last couple of weeks have been a boon for junkies of dating-psychology trend-pieces. Even the estimable Wall Street Journal has joined the ongoing national conversation about the economics of dating, marriage, and divorce. In last weekend’s edition of the Journal, Manhattan Institute Scholar Kay S. Hymowitz asks the question generations of women have asked […]

Different Decade, Different Dagny

February 13, 2011 by

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On Friday afternoon, I attended the roll-out of the Atlas Shrugged Part I trailer. Surprisingly, the film is set in the modern day—partly because of budget constraints, producer Harmon Kaslow admitted. When I asked Mr. Kaslow how the different time setting would affect the gender politics of the story, he seemed unconcerned. But it seems […]

Do Investors Discriminate Against Women?

February 1, 2011 by

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Research from the University of Utah suggests that potential investors tend to believe that male-owned business ventures are more promising and stable than female-owned ventures. Test groups were presented with business plans that were identical, save for the gender of the CEO. BNET reports: Respondents were asked to assess the company’s technology, growth prospects, strategy, […]

Is Kanye West’s New Video Too Sexist for TV?

January 18, 2011 by

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Kanye West’s music video for the single “Monster” is brand new, but some people are already sick of it: the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women and other groups are petitioning to stop the video’s official release. They argue that the video—which features dead models in lingerie—is “erotici[zing] violence against women.” Tracy Clark-Flory has an interesting […]