christy turlington

The Camaraderie Of Motherhood

September 27, 2011

It’s only a snippet of what was an hour long conversation – you can watch that whole hour, if you want (and if you want to spend four bucks and change, which is less than a single movie ticket to Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, PLUS you get an extra two hours of not watching a sinus-challenged Ralph Fiennes) – but it’s a good three minute snippet, so.

It ends before we get to talking about moms being superheroes of a sort and also about how the heads of young feminists might explode to hear us speaking so unabashedly in terms that some consider biologically/maternally determinist, but you get the gist.

It’s a good gist.

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Madeleine Albright Doesn’t Wear Tutus

December 6, 2010

This week, I’m in Washington DC to attend the TEDWomen conference. Some of the other women attending include Arianna Huffington and Nancy Pelosi and Naomi Klein. The only thing that could make the whole thing more intimidating would be if Madeleine Albright were going to be there. Oh, wait. I’m nervous, yes. But mostly excited. [...]

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