Phoebe Maltz Bovy, Washington Post

Phoebe Maltz Bovy

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Past articles by Phoebe Maltz:

Cancel culture is a real problem. But not for the people warning about it.

I signed the free speech letter in Harper’s. And then I realized the central paradox of the debate. → Read More

Pandemic scolding won’t keep us healthy. But it gives us a sense of control.

Why we still police ‘tone’ when there’s no way to live inobtrusively → Read More

The Problem Is ‘Wellness,’ Not Gwyneth Paltrow’s Privilege-Awareness, Part II

“Wellness” holds the individual solely responsible for wellbeing, as in, if you get sick, it's your fault for choosing a soda over a green juice. → Read More

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Wellness Expo: Oblivious By Intent, Part I

It’s clear – even to someone who’d pay $1,000 to stand near Gwyneth Paltrow – that A-list celebrities are rich and often out-of-touch. → Read More

Some LGBT Jews Support Israel. Their Existence Isn’t ‘Pinkwashing.’

If you disagree with Zionist Jews within a community, tell them they’re wrong. Don’t deny the sincerity of their beliefs. → Read More

Lena Dunham’s For Corbyn. Blessing Or Curse?

Hillary Clinton’s loss had been attributed partly to Dunham’s support. → Read More

Students (And A Parent) Protest School Dress Code Sexism

If you had one build for the first 14 years of your life, and find yourself suddenly with another, the same clothes will fit differently. → Read More

Jewish Women Prominent Among Female Sexuality Pioneers

I owe it to Sisterhood readers to share a post called, "These Jewish Women Think You Should Masturbate." → Read More

Orthodox Princeton Student Plans To Get Married — And The World Gasps

Either society deems us too young to settle down or so ancient that we must marry the first person, house plant, that comes along. → Read More

Let Them Eat Champagne Popsicles

Ivanka's tip presumes that you have Champagne lying around and are so blasé about the fact that you're prepared to turn it into popsicles. → Read More

Is Moon Juice Kosher?

A brilliant essay takes on pseudoscience as promoted across the US political spectrum. → Read More

Manchester Brings Back Memories For Survivor Of Tel Aviv Terror Attack

Tanya Weiz survived the attack, but a friend she'd gone with, Liana, did not. → Read More

The Eternal — And Exhausting — Cult Of Effortlessness

The expectation that women look perfect remains; what's new-ish is the requirement that we look like we haven't tried. → Read More

The Tricky Feminist Politics Of Personal Writing

Let's defend personal writing on feminist (and literary!) grounds and make a feminist case against a gender-based confessional obligation. → Read More

New Essays By Jewish Women On The Pain And Secrecy Of Miscarriage

Hadley Freeman and the Forward's own Helen Chernikoff share their stories. → Read More

June Hadassah Event To Take On Feminism, Zionism

The New York event promises to be thought-provoking and generally wonderful. → Read More

In Age Of Macron, Why Is 43-Year-Old Actress ‘Too Old’ For Wife Role?

Jewish actress Jaime Denbo sparked conversation about ageism in casting after being deemed to old for a 57-year-old actor. → Read More

Jewish Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain Promotes Parity With 50/50 Project

At just before the 17 minute mark of the 50/50 film, catch a glimpse of Shlain's daughter's bat mitzvah. → Read More

With ‘Women Who Work’, Ivanka Trump Channels Zeitgeist

New York Times reviewer Jennifer Senior likens the book to "a strawberry milkshake." → Read More

Dianne Feinstein’s Jewish Journey From Catholic School To The Senate

In Mother Jones, Gail Sheehy profiles Dianne Feinstein, 83. → Read More