Think the French Burqa Ban is a Women’s Rights Measure? “Bull,” Says O’Reilly


In 2009, French president Nicolas Sarkozy addressed the French parliament on the incompatibility of the burqa and women’s rights:
In our country, we cannot accept that women be prisoners behind a screen, cut off from all social life, deprived of all identity … The burqa is not a religious sign, it’s a sign of subservience, a [...]

Introducing The Naomi Wolf Award


For too long, extraordinary feats of feminist moral blindness have gone unrecognized.  But now, those dark days are finally over.
Today, I am pleased to introduce The Naomi Wolf Award, affectionately known as The Howler.
The award bears the name of author Naomi Wolf, a third wave feminist who provoked a blogospheric kerfuffle last year with [...]