Susan Faludi

(Susan Charlotte Faludi)

Susan Faludi
Susan Faludi
  • Born: April 18, 1959
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Journalist

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Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to "choose" between public justice and private happiness. Minorities & Women
One of the gross misconceptions about feminism is that it's only about women. But in order for women to live freely, men have to live freely, too. Feminism has shown us that what we think of as feminine is actually defined by cultural messages and political agendas. The same holds true for men and for what constitutes masculinity. Being a feminist opens your eyes to the ways men, like women, are imprisoned in cultural stereotypes. Discrimination & Prejudice
Social scientists have established only one fact about single women's mental health: employment improves it. Health, Healthcare & Medicine ;Social Sciences
A lot of people seem to want to make the institution of marriage substitute for a real relationship. Families, Children & Parenting
As it turns out, social scientists have established only one fact about single women's mental health: employment improves it. Women ;Health, Healthcare & Medicine
Divorced men are more likely to meet their car payments than their child support obligations.
Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness. Women ;Happiness & Unhappiness
I think a reason that a lot of people feel politically paralysed is that it used to be clear how power was organised. But those who have their hands on the levers of popular culture today have great power - and it isn't even clear who they are. Power
Part of me has certainly been motivated by wanting to take a stand against the restrictions that made Mother give up so much.
The culture used to move relatively slowly, so you could take aim. Now it moves so fast, and is so fluffy and meaningless, you feel like an idiot even complaining about it.
The media and the rest of popular culture weren't recording people's reactions to 9/11; they were forcing made-up reactions down people's throats.
The system of heroism depends on women to be weak so men can be strong. Women
The women's movement hit my neighborhood like a freight train. Everybody got divorced. You wonder what would have happened to women if the suburbs hadn't been built. Women
What happened with Hurricane Katrina was the American electorate was forced to look at what lay behind the veneer of chest-beating. We all saw the consequences of having terrible government leadership. Leaders & Leadership ;Government