By Allison Yarrow
To know the way we came, we've got to rewind the VHS tape. 90s Bitch tells the true tale of ladies and ladies within the Nineties, exploring how they have been maligned through the media, vilified by means of pop culture, and objectified available on the market. Trailblazing girls like Hillary Clinton, Anita Hill, Marcia Clark, and Roseanne Barr have been undermined. Newsmakers like Monica Lewinsky, Tonya Harding, and Lorena Bobbitt have been shamed and misunderstood. the arrival of the 24-hour information cycle bolstered society's deeply entrenched sexism. in the meantime, dealers hijacked feminism and poisoned girlhood for a iteration of younger girls.
Today, there are echoes of 90s “bitchification” approximately far and wide we glance. to appreciate why, we needs to revisit and interrogate the 1990s—a decade within which woman empowerment was once twisted into objectification, exploitation, and subjugation.
Yarrow’s considerate, juicy, and well timed exam is a must-read for somebody attempting to comprehend 21st century sexism and finish it for the subsequent iteration.
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