This Is (and Is Not) the ‘Retro Wife’
The Atlantic Wire, Mar 21, 2013
The reactions to New York magazine’s recent “Feminist Housewife” piece by LisaMiller should surprise no one. They are as wide and varied as are the ways in …
There’s Nothing Retro About the Retro Housewife If She Gets to Choose
The Atlantic Wire, Mar 18, 2013
If there’s one thing I think I know about feminism, it’s that every woman should have the right to pursue being whomever she wants to be. So why is New York magazine’s new feature, “The Retro Housewife,” in which Lisa Miller discusses how feminists are “having it all” by “staying home” so controversial?
Feminist Housewives Are Not Taking Over the Country
Slate, March 18, 2013
The New York Times columnist Ross Douthat once tweeted that New York Magazine is secretly a socially conservative rag. This week’s cover story—a bomb thrown into the work/family debate ignited by Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In—is about “feminist housewives…
The Many Myths About Mothers Who ‘Opt Out’
The Atlantic, Mar 25 2013
Women don’t leave the workforce simply because they’re desperate to stay home and take care of their kids—their motivations are much more complicated than that.
Nanette Fondas Mar 25 2013, 5:31 PM E
Have You Heard? Feminism’s Over! The American Prospect, Mar 21, 2013
At least this is the point of the latest “trend” piece in New York magazine by LisaMiller. Let’s get the debunking out of the way. The essential problem with Miller’s …
The Mommy Wars RushLimbaugh.com (subscription), Mar 20, 2013
One from New York Magazine, one from the UK Daily Mail, and they’re both about feminists who say ….. This is the author of this New Yorker piece, LisaMiller.
Why The Opt-Out Story Won’t Die
Buzzfeed, March 18, 2013
New York focuses on the slice of well-educated, wealthy women who choose to stay home — and ignores the vast majority who don’t have a choice. It’s a tried-and-true way to stir up controversy.
Is the Newsweek Rabbis List good for the Jews?
The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A., Mar 14, 2013
But a short while later, Ginsberg invited Sanderson to his office in New York. … “I’m Lisa Miller, the religion editor of Newsweek, and I want to print the list.” … Rabbis” since the demise of Newsweek magazine’s print edition, is due out soon and …
Lisa Miller is a contributing editor at New York magazine. She is the former religion columnist for the Washington Post, former senior editor of Newsweek magazine, and author of “Heaven: Our Enduring Fascination with the Afterlife.” She is a multi-year winner of the New York Newswomen’s Club prize for feature writing and has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award.