““The idea that mothering is the most important job ever…is an empty platitude. If Americans really consider motherhood the most important jobs, we’d be supporting motherhood in a way that we’re not.””
Jessica Valenti: On Politics and Parenting
In our first Skype interview for Exploded View, Author Jessica Valenti talks to us about parenthood and politics, feminism and media activism, internet trolls, and most importantly her new book, “Why Have Kids?” Jessica is the founder of Feministing, and collaborated with the Media Education Foundation on The Purity Myth, a documentary on “the Virginity Movement’s war against women,” based on her book by the same title.
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