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Lady Gaga Ushers in a New Era in Feminism

December 21, 2009, 1:48 AM
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Well, not exactly. But Jessica Valenti, founder of Feministing.com, spoke with Big Think about how she admires the pop star for her pluck and blunt sexuality. Much of the interview focused on the beginnings of her blog and what she sees as threats to feminism.

Valenti also spoke about the challenges she faces as a political writer, especially with so many aggressive "haters" commenting on her blog. Along with talking about her influences, the newly wed also candidly discussed her controversial marriage.

 

 

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