Cathy Young on the Gender Battlefield

2013 was
something of an anniversary year for the modern women’s movement,
marking fifty years since Betty Friedan’s best-seller “The Feminine
Mystique”—which, while hardly without flaws, offered a bracingly
positive vision of embracing female achievement and strength
without demonizing men or sacrificing family. Some of this year’s
events reflect the remarkable progress women have made in those
decades. But, says Cathy Young, the state of feminism in 2013 may
have hit a new low.

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from Hit & Run

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