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‘Girls & Sex,’ by Peggy Orenstein

March 31, 2016 |

Thirty years later, says Berkeley author Peggy Orenstein, girls aren’t having all that much fun. ... On the positive side, Orenstein champions the successes of the Netherlands and argues that the U.S. should ...

Weekend Booking: Peggy Orenstein to read from ‘Don’t Call Me Princess’

March 13, 2018 |

Weekend Booking By Maxine Marshall Peggy Orenstein is one of our era’s most influential feminist voices. ... Drawing upon 30 years of work in publications like USA Today and the New Yorker, her new collection, ...

‘Don’t Call Me Princess: Essays on Girls, Women, Sex, and Life,’ by Peggy Orenstein

March 1, 2018 |

Women’s world By Gayle Brandeis Peggy Orenstein’s new essay collection, “Don’t Call Me Princess: Essays on Girls, Women, Sex, and Life,” may sound like a sassy girl power anthem, but the title is a bit ...

'Cinderella Ate My Daughter,' by Peggy Orenstein

January 30, 2011 |

Girl trouble NONFICTION Meredith Maran, Special to The Chronicle Cinderella Ate My Daughter Dispatches From the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture By Peggy Orenstein (Harper; 244 pages; $25.99) Reader ...

Peggy Orenstein's Connections

February 4, 2001 |

Victoria Colliver, Chronicle Staff Writer Peggy Orenstein is a study in technology relationship contradictions. ... Orenstein: I have my Palm Pilot. ... Orenstein's Kit: -- Sony Vaio Z505 SuperSlim Pro Notebook ...

Cornwall Library presenting Pulitzer Prize-winning author in virtual talk

March 3, 2021

Over the course of her career, she has worked with Andy Cohen, Sheila Heti, Rob Lowe, Jaron Lanier, Russell Brand, Anthony Doerr, Kate Walbert, Peggy Orenstein, Harold Bloom, George Howe Colt and Adrian Nicole LeBlanc.

John Breunig (opinion): What would ‘Catcher in the Rye’s’ Holden Caulfield make of profanities in Greenwich CT curriculum?

May 7, 2021 |

A 7,700-word Atlantic article by Peggy Orenstein, “The Miseducation of the American Boy,” includes passages that sparked outrage from the parents who discovered it was used in 10th-grade classes. ... The ...

Bay Area Bound: Books out this month by local authors

March 2, 2017 |

Bay Area Bound Books out this month by local authors Bay Area Bound: Books out this month by local authors San Francisco Chronicle Fiction The Pope of Brooklyn, by Joseph Di Prisco (Rare Bird Books; $24) The ...

An essay on toxic masculinity. A survey on white bias. Who decides the curriculum for Greenwich schools?

April 20, 2021 |

“The Miseducation of the American Boy,” was written by journalist Peggy Orenstein, who has reported extensively on teens, sexuality and the dangers of “toxic masculinity” and “bro culture.” ... Jones ...

In the pink Author decries 'Princess culture' for creating 'retrograde role models'

February 5, 2011

In Peggy Orenstein Cecilia and Isabela Montero, 8, of Norwalk. ... In Peggy Orenstein Entertainment

Shelf Life

October 14, 2018 |

ADULT NON-FICTION “Don’t Call Me Princess” by Peggy Orenstein: This book contains the author’s most important and impactful essays on girls, women, sex and life. It is updated with Orenstein’s personal ...

Recommended reading, April 10

April 7, 2016 |

Girls & Sex Navigating the Complicated Landscape By Peggy Orenstein (Harper; 303 pages; $26.99) Orenstein sounds the alarm in this book about the ways in which society, schools and parents perpetuate harmful ...

Orenstein uncovers pain of girls’ hook-up culture

June 21, 2016 |

Uncovering the pain of hook-up culture By Tamara Straus Peggy Orenstein has spent the better part of her career thinking about women and sex. ... Author Peggy Orenstein poses for a portrait at her home on ...

Sexualization of girls on social media

May 8, 2016

I wanted to look further into this topic after divulging myself into the light-hearted but revealing book, “Cinderella Ate My Daughter,” by Peggy Orenstein. ... Orenstein’s hands-on approach inspired me to do some research of my own.

Gender studies, ‘coaching’ among new classes planned at high school

November 12, 2018 |

The reading list includes titles like “Cinderella Ate My Daughter,” by Peggy Orenstein, and “Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls,” by Rachel Simmons.

Do girls really prefer pink?

November 6, 2019 |

As Peggy Orenstein pointed out in "Cinderella Ate My Daughter," the more different clothes and toys are marketed to different babies, the more companies can sell.

Book recommendations from Kepler’s Books

June 9, 2016 |

Girls and Sex, by Peggy Orenstein: An important topic for parents and feminists alike.

On TV, April 26-29: Parents who held kids captive; Bell’s ‘United Shades’ back

April 26, 2018

Hulu offers the documentary “Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie,” looking at the cultural impact of the 59-year-old plastic woman, featuring interviews with Gloria Steinem and Peggy Orenstein, among others.

Diane Keaton, the good celebrity, meets her public

April 19, 2018

•Meanwhile, in Berkeley: The Bay Area Book Festival, Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, in downtown Berkeley, sent word of its multitude of events, seminars, discussions and more, featuring an array of ...

Bay Area Book Festival

May 11, 2016

Kenji Lopez-Alt, Peggy Orenstein, Jacqueline Winspear, Chinaka Hodge, Sen.

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