SIM Ep 481 IWD 2021 #6: Gaby Hinsliff on bringing Betty Friedan into the 21st Century

Is there a place for seminal second-wave feminist Betty Friedan in modern feminist thinking? On what would have been the 100th anniversary of her birth, Thread has published Friedan’s classic text, The Feminine Mystique (originally published in 1963), as an e-book. Journalist Gaby Hinsliff has written the intro and she joins our Mickey in the sixth and final interview in our International Women’s Day 2021 specials to talk about why, yes, Friedan still has A LOT of relevant things to say about the continued fight for women’s rights. With a few caveats. 

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