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Elissa Strauss

Elissa Strauss is a weekly op-ed columnist for the Forward newspaper. Her writing on gender and culture has also appeared in The New York Times, Salon and Jezebel
 

Lifestyle

Sorry, Esquire, lusting after 40-year-old women isn't progress

Lifestyle

Why PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi just gave the interview of the year

Lifestyle

The cult of natural childbirth has gone too far

Lifestyle

The cult of natural childbirth has gone too far

U.S.

The real reason we should be troubled by Rihanna's see-through dress

Lifestyle

Too many women have close-call assault stories. Here's what I learned from mine.

Lifestyle

Feminism has a 1 percent problem

U.S.

What's really at stake in Jill Abramson's ouster from The New York Times

Lifestyle

Dear Arianna Huffington: I don't want to thrive

Lifestyle

That 'world's toughest job' ad is actually full of horrible lessons on motherhood

Entertainment

Why Mindy Kaling — not Lena Dunham — is the body positive icon of the moment

Politics

Why we shouldn't be afraid to talk about 'Grandma' Hillary

Entertainment

Why Mindy Kaling — not Lena Dunham — is the body positive icon of the moment

Lifestyle

That 'world's toughest job' ad is actually full of horrible lessons on motherhood

Entertainment

Kim Kardashian's secret to fame: be boring

Entertainment

Kim Kardashian's secret to fame: be boring

Entertainment

Why feminists should welcome J.Lo to the party

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