Laura Kipnis on sexual misconduct and the scandals roiling college campuses.

Laura Kipnis on the Importance of Teaching Women to Fight Back

Laura Kipnis on the Importance of Teaching Women to Fight Back

Pointed interviews with Isaac Chotiner.
Nov. 30 2017 9:00 AM

I Have to Ask: The Laura Kipnis Edition

The author and essayist on the importance of teaching women to fight back.

Laura Kipnis
Laura Kipnis

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Pieter M. van Hattem.

 

Laura Kipnis is an author, essayist, and professor at Northwestern University who writes frequently about sexuality and feminism. She sits down with Isaac Chotiner to discuss the importance of training women to push back against creepy men, whether the current wave of sexual misconduct reckonings count as a movement, and why she still doubts Bill Clinton’s accusers.

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Podcast production by Audrey Dilling.