Stories by Elissa Strauss

Elissa Strauss is a freelance writer in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications including Salon, the Village Voice and the Forward, where she is also a contributing editor to the Sisterhood blog. subscribe to Elissa Strauss's feed

Posted on: Jan 5, 2014, Source: Salon

Think conservative objections to birth control are enshrined in the Bible? Think again.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

What role do men have in fighting for gender equality?

Posted on: Jul 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

In her memoir, “Kissing Outside the Lines” actress and writer Diane Farr unveils the xenophobia and racism that continues to persist in, of all things, the realm of love.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Susie Bright, pioneer of frank feminist sex talk, gets personal in a new memoir.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory workers who died were hardworking, brave young women senselessly sent to an early death by unsafe conditions.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A new book explains why Betty Friedan might have paved the way for equal marriages by blowing the roof off the feminine mystique.