Today’s highly interesting read (12/11/18): A woman smokes, drinks, flirts — and maybe spends the night. ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ is a song ahead of its time.

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Today’s read is from Marney White (above), an associate professor in the School of Public Health at Yale who describes herself as a liberal feminist. Here’s an excerpt:

I have spoken and written about violence against women. But the lyrics to “Baby It’s Cold Outside” are not about coercion of sexual activity; rather, the lyrics are a progressive step toward sexual liberation. Let’s take a closer look.

Read the entire column here.

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