The Women’s March made me uneasy from the start.
First, I wondered where the Jewish leaders were. After all, Jewish women have historically played prominent roles in second-wave feminism. Where...Read More »
Ep. 11: Melanie Notkin and Bridget talk Wasted-Womb Shaming – What it is and Why it’s Terrible [Explicit]
Melanie Notkin, founder of Savvy Auntie, the first community for cool aunts, great aunts, g...Read More »
"Notkin, author of Otherhood: Modern Women Finding a New Kind of Happiness, will deliver a keynote based on the book. “The myopic view of mother as all women establishes women who don’t have children ...Read More »
"Notkin, author of Otherhood: Modern Women Finding a New Kind of Happiness, will deliver a keynote based on the book. “The myopic view of mother as all women establishes women who don’t have children as the ‘other’ to mother,” she explained. The consequences of this othering are significant: “If we are ‘other’ to mother then we will never live our full authentic lives, because we will always be measured against what society believes to be our potential.” This, according to Notkin, is an important issue feminism has yet to fully address."
Melanie believes that being childless for her was due to circumstance. She always wanted to find love, get married, and have a child with that man and yet she remained single. She is 46 and always exp...Read More »
My latest was published in The New York Post
February 28, 2015 | 6:00am
What feminist NYC women really want in a man
“I’ll come across the park to meet you,” Gary offered, “But I don’t know any good...Read More »