Happy Mothers’ Day

By: Sunday May 12, 2013 7:00 am

With the list of marriage equality states doubling in the last six months and New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s introduction this week of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act which would remove barriers to same-sex couples who wish to foster or adopt children, it is fitting that The New Yorker honors mothers this year with a Happy Mothers’ Day cover.

Partially Chinese Mother Is Only Partially Superior

By: Sunday January 16, 2011 7:00 pm

I will settle for partial Chinese mothering and an emotionally well-adjusted potential future pathologist.

FDL Welcomes Nona Willis Aronowitz, Girldrive

By: Sunday August 29, 2010 1:59 pm

What matters to young women? Are we feminists? What do we care about? How are these things different in different areas of the country? These are the issues addressed by 26-year-old Nona Willis Aronowitz and her childhood friend, Emma Bee Bernstein in their new paperback Girldrive. The two authors drove across the country and interviewed 200 young women, along with some of the mothers of their interviewees, and the mothers of Second and Third Wave Feminism.

An Angry Mother’s Take on The Firing of Central Falls’ Teachers

By: Sunday March 7, 2010 12:30 pm

The parents of the students of Central Falls High School have a major role in the failure of their children’s education; unfortunately, we can’t fire them since anybody can be a parent. It’s much easier to simply fire the teachers.

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