In Brazil, Carnaval has just wrapped up for another year. I was in the country for the month of Carnaval, mostly because it’s my partner’s homeland. But even with Carnaval in full swing, it was easy enough to disregard the pomp and fanfare and jiggling butts that flanked every TV screen. For a large part,… Read More Lessons from Brazil 1: sex positivity as the new puritanism
Emma Watson’s speech isn’t the problem. The problem is liberal feminism. Emma Watson’s speech at the UN has made headlines worldwide. It wasn’t a bad speech. Like all women, Watson is doing the best she can with the information she has available to her. Several feminists have already addressed some of the problematic aspects of… Read More Don’t blame Emma Watson’s speech for liberal feminist failures.