Deborah Siegel

Deborah Siegel is a writer and consultant living in New York City. She is the author of Sisterhood, Interrupted: From Radical Women to Grrls Gone Wild (Palgrave Macmillan). You can read more about her work at and on her blog, Girl with Pen.

Recent Articles

Unrequited Love: Musings on Girls Gone Mild

Author Wendy Shalit wrongly blames lenient baby-boomer parents and third- wave feminists for the hyper- sexual culture that surrounds young women.

"Strange as it sounds, upholding social standards has become the 'radical' position today." -- Wendy Shalit

Had Wendy Shalit not adopted the tone of a beleaguered conservative, blaming feminism for turning young women into sluts, I could have gone with her all the way. She's not like those modesty-advocates of yore who fretted that women's liberation would result in coed bathrooms, and then went on to oppose the Equal Rights Amendment. She's different from the rest.