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Monica Lewinsky

On Monica Lewinsky, Patricia Arquette, #BoycottIndiana, and public shaming

Monica Lewinsky is back in the public eye, and not for the affair for which she became infamous. She delivered a TED talk, which has since blown up the internet, about the public humiliation she experienced during the fallout from her relationship with former president Bill Clinton.

Monica Lewinsky is back in the public eye, and not for the affair for which she became infamous. She delivered a TED talk, which has since blown up the internet, about the public humiliation she experienced during the fallout from ...

Roundup: Monica Lewinsky and feminism

As someone who was only twelve in 1998, it’s been fascinating to read the reflections and retrospective analysis sparked by Monica Lewinsky’s re-emergence into the public sphere. In her new Vanity Fair article, Lewinsky reserves special blame for feminists who failed to show up for her. Here’s a roundup of pieces by feminists — some of whom were old enough to understand and be very affected by the scandal at the time — exploring what went down in the late ’90s and reflecting on what has — and hasn’t — changed in the 16 years since.

As someone who was only twelve in 1998, it’s been fascinating to read the reflections and retrospective analysis sparked by Monica Lewinsky’s re-emergence into the public sphere. In her new Vanity Fair article, Lewinsky ...