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“I really stand by my work”: Bestselling author and journalist Peggy Orenstein on three decades of covering issues affecting girls and women, the persistence of the assault on women’s rights, and her curious predilection for offbeat adventure travel.
Peggy’s latest book Don’t Call Me Princess: Essays on Girls, Women, Sex, and Life
Peggy will be in conversation with cartooning icon Aline Kominksy-Crumb at the Bay Area Book Festival on Sunday, April 29 – details here
Peggy’s AFAR Magazine cover story for the March/April 2018 issue: Escape from the modern world on a pilgrim’s path through Japan
Sixteen Candles gets a rewrite in Fifty Candles, by Wendi Aarons (tune in to hear more from her in Episode 29!)
Billie Eilish – Joni Mitchell for a new generation?
Thanks as always to M. The Heir Apparent, who provides the music behind the Midlife Mixtape podcast – check him out here!
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Parenting is fraught with uncertainty, changing with each generation. This hour, TED speakers share ideas about raising kids and how — despite our best efforts — we're probably still doing it wrong. Guests include former Stanford dean Julie Lythcott-Haims, former firefighter Caroline Paul, author Peggy Orenstein, psychologist Dr. Aala El-Khani, and poet Sarah Kay.
Author Peggy Orenstein says that when it comes to sexuality, girls hear that "they're supposed to be sexy, they're supposed to perform sexually for boys, but ... their sexual pleasure is unspoken." Orenstein discusses the effect hook-up culture, porn, and pop stars have had on girls' lives. Her book 'Girls & Sex' is now out in paperback. Also, film critic Justin Chang reviews 'A Quiet Passion.'