Should Talese have lied about the sources of his early inspiration to assuage the feelings of the women in the audience? Feminists who make the “Women are special! Our feelings must never be hurt!” argument aren’t doing themselves any favors if they want an equal playing field with men. Or perhaps at future writers’ conferences, we should divide speakers into separate rooms. One could be marked: “Warning: Some Ideas May Be Unsafe for Ladies.” The other could be focused on quilting seminars and pictures of kitties.Whining seems to have become a favorite pastime among a certain set.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
… Gay Talese has nothing to apologize for | New York Post.