Monica Lewinsky’s Return to Public Life

When told that Monica Lewinsky, the much slut-shamed, despised and humiliated ‘intern-in-a-blue-dress’ whose sex scandal with President Clinton grabbed headlines the world over, recently came out with a piece in a public magazine, the Chief Editor of this newspaper had this to say, “why now? She’s had her run.”

It is precisely this sort of attitude that Jessica Valenti, overall bad-ass feminist and founder of, seeks to bring to light and question. Here’s her take on Lewinsky’s return to public life:

Now think about your first reaction to the title of this post. Think really, really hard.

(Glasnost will bring you curated long-form articles from around the web every week. Keep watching this space!)


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