Critique of hookups doesn’t reflect reality

March 6, 2007
On Friday, The New York Times reviewed Laura Session Stepp’s new book, “Unhooked: How Young Women Pursue Sex, Delay Love and Lose at Both.” Stepp reports that “hooking up” has largely replaced dating among women of high school and college age. The phenomenon of “hooking up” has harmful emotional and physical effects on young women, »

Society, not choice, encumbers women

February 20, 2007
Last semester, we were concerned with the way that discussion about women in prominent positions — or the lack thereof — at Yale played out in the campus media and public discourse. The Yale Daily News, the Yale Herald, the Women’s Leadership Initiative and people speaking in general conversation asked why more women don’t seek »