Junot Díaz and the Problem of the Male Self-Pardon

For Slate, staff writer Lili Loofbourow suggests that men accused of harming women should center the injured in any attempt at amends.

Source: Slate
Published: Jun 24, 2018
Length: 17 minutes (4,386 words)

The Male Glance

The male glance is what we do to art by women: it’s a look that is quick, it judges, it supposes, and it moves on. It’s what makes art by men serious, and art by women dismissive. “We’ve been hemorrhaging great work for decades,” writes Lili Loofbourow, “partly because we were so bad at seeing it.”

Published: Mar 5, 2018
Length: 23 minutes (5,980 words)

The Myth of the Male Bumbler

“Allow me to make a controversial proposition: Men are every bit as sneaky and calculating and venomous as women are widely suspected to be.”

Source: The Week
Published: Nov 15, 2017
Length: 10 minutes (2,638 words)