Cameron Diaz got candid with the Sunday Times recently, making the controversial case for why “every woman does want to be objectified” – while also making feminists worldwide stare blankly like movie critics did at Bad Teacher. More
Topic: feminist movement
Today is Amelia Earhart‘s day. It would be her 115th birthday. She’s been honored with her own Google doodle. And today, we learned that the $2.2 million expedition to find the wreckage of her last ill-fated flight was unsuccessful. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery failed to get the evidence it was looking for about Earhart’s disappearance with her navigator Fred Noonan. It has been 75 years and we’re still searching for Amelia Earhart. More
Truman Capote wrote in his classic novella, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, “If you let yourself love a wild thing, you’ll end up looking at the sky.” It was Holly Golightly who so famously uttered those words, both in the story and in the film version in 1961, and it was also that character to which feminist icon, Gloria Steinem related. She even attributes the blonde streaks she put in her hair in the 1960′s as a tribute to Capote’s beloved, yet gorgeously flawed (and tragic) heroine.
The genius Stephen Colbert behind the Colbert Report interviews Gloria Steinem about her documentary that debuted last night. More
Sheryl Sandberg recently wrote an article for The Huffington Post on the upcoming HBO documentary, Gloria: In Her Own Words, which looks at the life of feminist Gloria Steinem. Sandberg wrote, “As I watched her evolve from a journalist forced to cover patterned pantyhose to an activist demanding equality for women, the simple truth struck me over and over again: my life is better because of Gloria Steinem.” More