The Good Girl Revolution


Q & A with Velocity Weekly, July 7, 2007

Read Javacia N. Harris' Q & A with Wendy.

"You endured harsh criticism and even death threats over your book "A Return to Modesty: Discovering the Lost Virtue." Why do you think people reacted this way, and why did you still want to write "Girls Gone Mild" despite that reception?

Well, actually, I received a lot of support as well. It really depended on the generation. Invariably, the personal attacks I got were from baby boomers ..."

 


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Wendy Shalit, on why tweens shouldn't have to look "sexy":  

"There is no longer any mystery or power to sex--it is just expected that everything will be sexual, and so nothing is. There is nothing to wait for, or to look forward to."