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‘Sexy Feminism’ by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong and Heather Wood Rudúlph

Who knew the word “feminism” was in need of a major makeover? The fact I didn’t is probably a sign of my age and experience.

I’m a 46-year-old married, working mother of two who grew up with a single, working mom deeply involved in the ’60s feminist movement. Back then, many empowered women were fighting for civil rights and, it’s clear, also enjoying the benefits of the sexual revolution.

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