Noah Berlatsky

Noah Berlatsky

Bio

Noah Berlatsky is a contributing writer for The Atlantic. He edits the online comics-and-culture website The Hooded Utilitarian and is the author of the forthcoming book Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics, 1941-1948.

Noah Berlatsky Articles

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The Virtues Of A Lazy Marriage

Lower your standards, live in moderate amounts of filth, and go to bed early. The cat will thank you.

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Large Fears: The Importance Of Marginalized Children Being Represented In Literature

Iin a passionate Facebook thread last week, children's author Meg Rosoff rejected the idea that there are "too few books for marginalized young people," as librarian Edith Edi Campbell had suggested.

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From Etta To Brandy: 12 Undervalued Black Women Of Rock 

Genre boundaries are conscious of race—and, in the case of rock, conscious of gender too.

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Where Are All The Female Philosophers?

Is the gender of the philosopher a marginal curiosity—or is it more central?

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Taylor Swift, Aphex Twin Mashup Brilliantly Challenges Gender Stereotypes

David Ress' Aphexswift is genius precisely because it's so unlikely.

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I've Told My Son Santa Claus Is Fake—And He Doesn't Believe Me

As a parent, you tend to assume that you have some say in forming your child's mental landscape. Then Santa comes along.

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Should We Really Do Away With Gender?

It's not the gender that's the problem: It's the oppression.

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GQ Covers Reveal How Women And Men Are Sexually Objectified—But In Very Different Ways

A new Facebook post calls into question cover depictions of hyper-sexualized men and women.

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Outlander, Romance Fiction—And Why We Fantasize About Infidelity

Illicit passions aren't less enjoyable because they're illicit. Quite the contrary.

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The Problem With Beyonce's "Precious Lord" Cover At The Grammys

So, if there are so many ways to sing this song, and if it's meant different things at different points, why complain about Beyoncé's version?

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