I was relieved to read Lu Bailey’s article on “self-objectification,” chosen by young so-called feminists. I have fallen silent after too many discouraging arguments with young women, some of them close relatives, who refuse to see what I call their “hooker-style” dress as a cop out. They see my position as the sour grapes attitude of unsexy old age. It is discouraging to see the beneficiaries of our struggle take minor improvements in women’s status for granted—and then undermine them for the sake of a cheap, brief illusion of power.
Posted by: Dorothy Bryant