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Weighty Issues in the Petraeus Affair

November 29, 2012

  U.S. Army Gen. David H. Petraeus gives the thumbs up with his wife Holly at his retirement ceremony and Armed Forces Farewell, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., August 31, 2011. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad [...]

Feminism Is Not About Being the Same As Men

November 28, 2012

Editor’s note: The following post is part of a series in which a diverse range of women writers discuss their definition, idea, or experience of feminism. For more background, take a look at our Fall 2012 issue, which features “Bad Fe [...]

What Is Feminism? by Ru Freeman

November 26, 2012

Editor’s note: The following post is part of a series in which a diverse range of women writers discuss their definition, idea, or experience of feminism. For more background, take a look at our Fall 2012 issue, which features “Bad Fe [...]

What Is Feminism? by Beverly Donofrio

November 19, 2012

Editor’s note: The following post is part of a series in which a diverse range of women writers discuss their definition, idea, or experience of feminism. For more background, take a look at our Fall 2012 issue, which features “Bad Fe [...]

Notes on Selling One’s Identity

November 16, 2012

When my son was five months old, my friend Stephanie and I decided to start a magazine about motherhood. I was living then in a town that was known, in equal parts, for its college and for its poultry processing plants (and a little bit for its bus [...]

What Is Feminism? by Mary Pols

November 14, 2012

Editor’s note: The following post is part of a series in which a diverse range of women writers discuss their definition, idea, or experience of feminism. For more background, take a look at our Fall 2012 issue, which features “Bad Fe [...]

What Is Feminism? by Jacquelyn Mitchard

November 12, 2012

Editor’s note: The following post is part of a series in which a diverse range of women writers discuss their definition, idea, or experience of feminism. For more background, take a look at our Fall 2012 issue, which features “Bad Fe [...]

The Debate Over Fair Pay for Women

November 7, 2012

Editor’s note: Throughout the fall, VQR will be posting educational information related to women’s rights, to extend and support the articles in our Fall 2012 issue on The Female Conscience. ––– With the women’s share of employme [...]

What Is Feminism? by Abby Frucht

November 5, 2012

Editor’s note: The following post is part of a series in which a diverse range of women writers discuss their definition, idea, or experience of feminism. For more background, take a look at our Fall 2012 issue, which features “Bad Fe [...]

What Is Feminism? by Kristen Chase

October 29, 2012

Editor's note: The following post is part of a series in which a diverse range of women writers discuss their definition, idea, or experience of feminism. For more background, take a look at our Fall 2012 issue, which features "Bad F [...]

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