PEGGY ORENSTEIN IN THE NEWS

*PEGGY'S PICKS

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2011-2016


January 9, 2017
Daily Kos
"In Case You Missed Them, Some Good 2016 Reads"

December 31, 2016
The New York Times
"My Father the Shapeshifter"

December 19, 2016
The New York Times
"The Year in Reading"

December 15, 2016
San Francisco Chronicle
"Best of 2016: 100 Recommended Books"

December 8, 2016
Racked
"Making Lingerie for Every Body"

December 7, 2016
Your Tango
"Four Steps to Having Open And Honest Talks About Sex With your Kids"

November 27, 2016
The Guardian
"The Best Books of 2016"

November 27, 2016
The Observer
"The Observer Gift Guide"

November 23, 2016
HuffPost
"Coming to Terms with 'Beauty and the Beast' and the Imperfect Feminism of Disney"

November 22, 2016
TIME
"The Top 10 Nonfiction Books, 2016"

November 15, 2016
Women Radio Times
"Christmas Reads From Your Favourite TV and Radio Broadcasters"

November 6, 2016
The Herald
"Come on Girls: Let's Talk About Sex"

November 1, 2016
Nevada Appeal
"How We Deal with Trump's Behavior"

October 27, 2016
Bustle
"What Hillary Clinton Has to do with Pubic Hair"

October 26, 2016
Daily Mail
"Why Watching Vile Porn Convinced Me Children Must Be Shown it At School"

October 20, 2016
Slate
"Trump Has Helped Me Realize Just How Precarious it is to Raise Boys"

October 18, 2016
Verily
"Kylie Jenner's Latest Interview is a Rare Glimpse into the Side of Social Media We All Dread"

October 17, 2016
The Guardian
"Porn in the classroom? Here is why it makes sense."

October 17, 2016
Salon
"Britney Spears' Latest Album, 'Glory,' Confuses Sexiness with Empowerment"

October 11, 2016
Salon
"Peggy Orenstein on Donald Trump's Crude Remarks About Women"

October 11, 2016
Utah Public Radio
"Objectified: The Perils of Pretty"

October 2, 2016
Quartz
"In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 11 Things Not to Say to Women Who've Had Breast Cancer"

September 29, 2016
Verily
"Katy Perry Didn't Have to Get Naked to Encourage Us to Vote"

October, 2016
Crybaby
"A Conversation with Peggy Orenstein"

September 25, 2016
London Times
"Who's the Hottest of Them All?" (an adaptation of Girls and Sex)

September 16, 2016
Salon
"Sex Ed Discovers the Clitoris, Finally: French Public School Lesson Should Be a Model for All"

September 6, 2016
AlterNet
"Why Isn't Pornography Part of Sex Education for Teens?"

September 2, 2016
The Mercury News
"Women Who Wax and Shave: Are they Risking their Health By Going Bare?"

September 1, 2016
San Francisco Chronicle
"Nudity and Social Media Harm Girls"

August 27, 2016
Salon
"Baby Dolls Aren't Birth Control"

August 30, 2016
Goop
"Change Your Thinking on Teen Sex"

August, 2016
Oakland Magazine
"Peggy Orenstein Writes to Empower Girls"

July 29, 2016
The New York Times
"Why I Decided to Stop Writing About My Children"

July 17, 2016
Daily Kos
"Sextortion: Virtual Sexual Assault"

July 15, 2016
Irish Examiner
"Young Girls Now Face a 'Hard-Core' Sexual Landscape"

July 14, 2016
Salon
"Amy Schumer's 'Not Good' Sexual Experience is a Familiar Tale to Other Women"

July 7, 2016
Verily
"Why Getting Naked isn't as Empowering As Everyone Keeps Telling Us"

July 5, 2016
Jezebel
"Ask a Former Drunk: It's Time to Talk About Alcohol and Sex"

July 5, 2016
Gamiss
"The Science of Preventing Sexual Assaults on College Campuses"

June 30, 2016
Wired
"How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex"

June 29, 2016
Mother Jones
"This Study on Pubic Hair is the Only Reason You'll Ever Read a Medical Journal"

June 28, 2016
Salon
"Yes, Disney Princess Culture is Influencing Your Daughters--And Your Sons"

June 27, 2016
CBS News
"Are Disney Movies Making Girls 'Girlier?'"

June 27, 2016
San Diego Jewish Journal
"The Real Threat to Our Daughters"

June 25, 2016
The Mercury News
"For Parents, Brock Turner Case a Teachable Moment About Sexual Consent, Assault"

June 24, 2016
The Washington Post
"Why Disney Princesses and 'Princess Culture" Are Bad for Girls"

June 22, 2016
TIME
"Are Disney Princesses Hurting Your Daughter's Self-Esteem?"

June 21, 2016
San Francisco Chronicle
"Orenstein Uncovers Pain of Girls' Hook-Up Culture"

June 17, 2016
HuffPost
"How to Prevent a Brock: 10 Practical Ways Parents Can Fight Rape Culture"

June 10, 2016
Ottawa Parenting Times
"Q&A: Girls & Sex"

June 7, 2016
Los Angeles Times
"Stanford Rape Case: How Can Brock Turner Accept Responsibility for His Actions if His Father Excuses Them?"

May 28, 2016
The New York Times
"Teenage Girls and Sex: Do You Really Know What's Going On?"

May 26, 2016
HuffPost
"Sex Hasn't Changed: It's Our Culture That's Giving it a Bad Rap"

May 3, 2016
The Economist
"What the World is Reading"

May 2, 2016
The Quartz
"The Revolutionary Idea that Sex Should Feel Good for Teen Girls, Too"

April 29, 2016
Narrative
"Narrative 10"

April 28, 2016
AlterNet
"It's Time to End Oral Sex Inequality"

April 21, 2016
Women's Health
"Not All Oral is Equal: Why Men Are Still So Terrified of Vaginas"

April 21, 2016
SheKnows
"If I'd Only Known This About Sex Earlier"

April 21, 2016
AlterNet
"On Teenage Girls, Sex and Pleasure: The Scary Terrain that No One Wants to Touch"

April 17, 2016
New York Post
"It Isn't Wrong for Parents to Ask Teenagers to Dress Less Provocatively"

April 17, 2016
The New York Times
"'Book Review': Inside the List"

April 14, 2016
The Mercury News
"Teenage Girls Empowered on Every Level but Sex"

April 6, 2016
HuffPost
"We Need Better Sex Education, Author and Mother Argues: Here's Why"

April 4, 2016
The Cut
"The Girls and Sex Problem Affects Adult Women, Too"

April 3, 2016
StarTribune
"What Visiting Author Found Out About Girls and Sex Might Shock You."

April 1, 2016
The New York Times
"Advice on Boys and Sex, From the Author of Girls and Sex.'"

April 1, 2016
City Pages
"Author Peggy Orenstein Explores a New Era of Sexuality in Girls & Sex"

April 1, 2016
Slate
"Body Language: Girls and Sex author Peggy Orenstein on the mixed messages of Kim Kardashian and why teen girls still haven't learned real sexual confidence."

March 31, 2016
The Cut
"The Case for Teaching Girls to Masturbate in Sex Ed."

March 31, 2016*
The Riveter Magazine
"Q&A With Peggy Orenstein"

March 30, 2016
The Walrus
"Sex and the Nine-Year-Old Girl"

March 30, 2016*
WHYY
"Peggy Orenstein on 'Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape.

March 29, 2016
The Washington Post
"Peggy Orenstein on Her New Book, Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape."

March 29, 2016
The Star
"New Book Sheds Light on Modern World of Girls and Sex."

March 28, 2016
Salon
"Peggy Orenstein talks to Salon about empowered sexuality, sex ed, and what 'purity ball culture' gets right. 

March 27, 2016
The Globe and Mail
"Peggy Orenstein on How Social Media Impacts the Way Girls Think About Sex."

March 25, 2016
The New York Times
"Inside the New York Times Book Review Podcast: Girls & Sex"

March 21, 2016
Slate
"The Myth that Young Men Don't Want Love is Spoiling American Sexual Culture"

March 17, 2016
Maclean's
"Girls and Sex: Peggy Orenstein on Female Sexuality and Power

February 2016
The New York Times
"If Donald Trump Changed Genders"

March 2011
TODAY
"Hot-to-trot ponies? Dolls that wax? Toys get tarted up"

July 16, 2018
WBUR "Cognoscenti"
"Revisiting the Age Old Sex Talk"

June 29
HyperAllergic
"An Artist Captures the Comedy and Discomfort of Puberty"

June 27, 2018
Romper
"12 Miscarriage Quotes to Share with Someone Whose Grieving"

June 20,  2018
Tedblog
"12 Books From Favorite TedWomen Speakers, for Your Summer Reading List"

June 15, 2018
Agenda Magasin
"Terapeutisk onani som seksuell frigjøring"

June 7, 2018
Polygon
"Why I Love the Breath of Wild Horses"

May 30, 2018
Planet Jackson Hole
"Check Yes or No Consent"

May 30, 2018
Forbes
"Disney Princesses Finally Unite in New 'Wreck it Ralph 2' Image"

May 17, 2018
Slate
"Framing a Loss: How Victorian Death Photography Helped Me Process My Own Miscarriages"

May 16
CNN.com
"Meghan Markle is Rewriting the Princess Story"

May 16
The Associated Press
"The Orgasm Gap: Picking Up Where the Sexual Revolution Left Off"

May 10
Psychology Today
"Navigating the Complex Emotional Terrain of Teenage Girls"

May 10, 2018
The Adelaide Advertiser
"Peggy Orenstein Says Parents Must Talk to Kids Earlier, More Often About Sex"

May 4, 2018
Rede Globo
“As Jovens Não Fazem Ideia de que Podem Sentir Prazer no Sexo”

May 3, 2018
People Magazine
"Busy Philipps Answers Anonymous Moms' Most Embarrassing Parenting Questions"

April 28, 2018
The News & Observer
"After 'The Leftovers' Tom Perrotta Turns to Suburbia and a Coming of Age Story"

April 25, 2018
Houston Chronicle
"Let's Talk About Sex in Texas Classrooms"

April 18, 2018
fem.com
"
Paula Lambert zum Thema sexuelle Gleichberechtigung"

April 15
Heute
"Sex-Umfrage führt zu trauriger Erkenntnis"

April 9, 2018
The New Orleans Advocate
"A New Orleans Magazine, With Girls at its Heart"

April 4, 2018
The Kathmandu Post
"Gender Undermined by Advertisement and Mass Media"

April 3, 2018
The Stranger
"Savage Love Letter of the Day"

March 21, 2018
East Bay Times
"Best-Selling Author Orenstein Brings New Collection of Essays to Montclair"

March 8, 2018
The Village Voice
Peggy Orenstein on Sex, #MeToo, and the Current State of Feminism"

March 7, 2018
Huffington Post Espana
"Las Princesas Disney Son Perjudiciales Para la Autoestima de las Niñas"

March 1, 2018
Süddeutsche Zeitung
"Sexuelle Aufklärung für Groß und Klein"

February 28, 2018
Berliner Kurier
"Tabuthema: Mädchen und Sex "

February 25, 2018
Süddeutsche Zeitung
"Wenn Liebe nicht die Lösung ist"

February 15, 2018
Neue Zürcher Zeitung
"Geschlecht ist mehr als eine Glaubensfrage"

February 15, 2018
Lifehacker Australia
"How To Talk To Your Kids About Porn"

February 9, 2018
The Guardian
"How to Close the Female Orgasm Gap"

February 9, 2018
The Bowdoin  Orient
"With Hookup Culture in Mind"

February 5, 2018
L.A. Review of Books
"Shame, Porn, and Perversion: On Erica Garza's Getting Off"

February 5, 2018
Ella Hoy
"Orgasmo Femenino: La Brecha del Orgasmo Entre Hombres y Mujeres"

February 2, 2018
"Times Education Supplement Talks to....Peggy Orenstein"

February 2, 2018
Bild
"Väter müssen mit Töchtern über Sex reden!"

January 27, 2018
The Sunday Herald
"The Future of Feminism"

January 26, 2018
Migros
"C’est quoi un sexe parfait au juste?"

January 24, 2018
Bild
"Er unge jenters sexliv frigjørende eller disiplinerende?

January 17, 2018
Chicago Tribune
"Working Toward a World Where the Grace and Aziz Date No Longer Happens"

January 6, 2018
Expresso
"Se há coisa que existe na web é... sexo"

December 26, 2017
Folha De S.Paulo
"Novo livro revela e discute questões sobre a vida sexual das meninas"

December 20, 2017
Quartz
"Japanese macaques grinding on deer can teach us to be more open-minded about sex"  

December 16, 2017
The New York Times
"When Saying 'Yes' is Easier than Saying 'No'"

December 9, 2017
The Herald
"Christine Keeler Was Slut-Shamed. Not Much Has Changed."

November 29, 2017
Salon
"Peggy Orenstein on Roy Moore: 'I Hope This is a Moment of Reckoning" 

November 26, 2017
The Times of Israel
"The Feminists' Guide to Raising a Little Princess"

November 25, 2017
Corriere Della Sera
"La Generation Z e la paura del sentimenti"

November 15, 2017
O Globo
"Pré-adolescentes, sexo e aborto"

November 13, 2017
E15.cz
"Komentář: Zaslouží si ženy orgasmus?"

November 10, 2017
The New York Times
"Nick Kroll Still Isn't Over Puberty. Just Ask His Therapist."

November 7, 2017
Vulture
"Talking Puberty With Big Mouth's Jessi Klein and Nick Kroll"

 November 7, 2017
CNET
"How Does Real Sex Look? These Sites Show the Awkward Truth"

October 31, 2017
Liberation
"Dessins Animés : Sexy et Minces, des Héroïnes Toujours Plus Stéréotypées"

October 31, 2017
Spiegel Daily
"Befreit das Begehren"

October 30, 2017
Fortune
"Is Your Daughter's Princess Costume Bad For Her?"

October 28, 2017
The New York Times
"Let it Go: Making Peace with Princesses"

October 18, 2017
The Hollywood Reporter
"Model Cameron Russell Is Sharing Anonymous Stories  of Sexual Harassment in the Fashion Industry"

October 4, 2017
HuffPost
"Letters of Life"

September 30, 2017
Den of Geek!
"Netflix's 'Big Mouth': Talking Hormones With Its Co-Creator"

September 29, 2017
The Muse
"Bojack Horseman's Cat Miscarriage is so Realistic it Hurts"

September 13, 2017
The Stranger
"Savage Love: Girls and Women and Sex"

September 10, 2017
Central Maine
"September is a Dangerous Month Near College Campuses"

August 24, 2017
The New York Times
"How to Help Kids Disrupt 'Bro Culture'"

August 21, 2017
mySA
"Authors Reveal Favorite Children's Books"

August 20, 2017
Salon
"Can Disney Fix its Broken 'Princess Culture?"

August 11, 2017
EdSurge
"Are We Designing Girls Out of Education Technology?"

August 6, 2017
Salon
"Sex-ed for Kindergarteners? Yes, Please"

July 25, 2017
The San Diego Union-Tribune
"Senior Marine Corps Leaders Still Failing to Respond to Nude Photos Scandal"

July 19, 2017
Planet Jackson Hole
"Reporter's Notebook: The Space to Speak"

July 19, 2017
TED Blog
"10 Books From TEDWomen for Your Summer Reading List--and Beyond!" 

July 12, 2017
Women's eNews
"Painful Sex Common for Some Teen Girls"

June 26, 2017
The Washington Post
"5 Great Sex-Ed Books for Preteen Girls"

June 15, 2017
The Telegraph
"Private School Chief: 'Girls are Fiesty--We Don't Give them Enough Credit!'"

June 14, 2017
The Washington Post
"An Unusual 2017 Summer Reading List"

June 6, 2017
The Spinoff
"Playwright Eleanor Bishop: 'To Be a Young Woman is to be Harassed'

May 26, 2017
The Ladies Finger
"What Do Young Women Think About Sex and Pleasure?"

May 26, 2017
Ynaija
"The Sexuality Blog: It's Time We Started Telling Young Women to Demand Orgasms When They Have Sex"

May 18, 2017
The Cut
"The Emancipation of the MILF"

May 16, 2017
Education Week
Q&A with Peggy Orenstein: Why Sex Education Isn't Working for Girls

April 28, 2017
GirlTalkHQ
"Feminist Friday"

April 26, 2017
Mother Jones
"Peggy Orenstein's Resistance Reading"

April 25, 2017
StarTribune
"Proud Papa Orenstein Says Writer Peggy Learned to Stand Her Ground Early"

April 19, 2017
The Times of India
"What Young Women Think of Sexual Pleasure"

April 17, 2017
Verily
"What Janelle Monáe’s Remark About Withholding Sex Gets Right"

April 4, 2017
StarTribune
"Author Peggy Orenstein Talks About how Bad the Kardashians are for Girls' Self-Esteem"

March 21, 2017
USA TODAY
"The Princess Industrial Complex is Inescapable: Is that Bad for Girls?"

March 9, 2017
Dallas News
"Outrage over Disney's LGBTQ Themes is a Tale as Old As Time"

February 5, 2017
Quartz
"What's wrong with this picture: Porhub, the web's biggest porn site, is now teaching sex ed"

January 25, 2017
Education Week- Teacher
"Teacher in a Strange Land: My Top 10 Reads of 2016"

January 25, 2017
Busqueda
"Entre el placer y el dolor"

January 19, 2017
The New York Times
"Ayelet Waldman: By the Book"