Kay Hymowitz

Kay Hymowitz appears in the following:

Is Netflix Leading the Revolution on Parental Leave?

Thursday, August 06, 2015

This week, Netflix announced that it will offer a year of unlimited leave for new parents. But 88 percent of American women get paid nothing in the days after they give birth.

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Bringing Up Baby: The Push for Paid Parental Leave

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The U.S. is the only developed nation without a federal policy that mandates paid parental leave. President Obama hopes to change that.

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The Definition of Marriage Is Shifting in the U.S.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

It might surprise you to learn that today, 48 percent of first-time mothers are unmarried. This figure is not about a rise in teen pregnancy, though. It's about a different demographic shift.

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Does Marriage Depend on Monogamy?

Friday, July 01, 2011

In the upcoming edition of The New York Times Sunday Magazine advice columnist Dan Savage has some words of wisdom for married couples, gay or straight. Savage, the sex-advice columnist best known for his "It Gets Better" project to help gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens deal with the cruelties of fellow high school students, says that married couples should not put so much stock in fidelity and monogamy, and should focus instead on honesty.


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Won't Grow Up

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Kay Hymowitz, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, contributing editor of City Journal and the author of Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys, talks about her new book. 


and here's one from NPR

Links to reports on studies cited in the interview:

"For Young Earners in Big City, a Gap in Women’s Favor" NYT, 8/3/2001

"Women's Salaries Back On Top For Younger Set" NPR, 9/1/2010

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Identity Politics

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Thomas Frank, weekly columnist at the Wall Street Journal, and Kay Hymowitz, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor to City Journal, discuss Sarah Palin, female voters, and the return of identity politics.

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First She Takes Manhattan

Friday, October 26, 2007

Kay Hymowitz, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor of City Journal, says young single women like the Sex and the City character Carrie Bradshaw represent a worldwide "New Girl Order."

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Sex and the Social Security Payments

Friday, October 26, 2007

What does Sex and the City have to do with underfunded pensions? City Journal writer Kay Hymowitz tells guest host Mario Murillo why Carrie Bradshaw might be to blame. Plus, three of New York’s top female chefs; is Merril Lynch moving?; setting bail fairly; no-email Fridays and Hillary turns 60. ...

Summer "School"

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Culture critic Kay Hymowitz says teens miss out when they bypass summer jobs in a recent essay in The Wall Street Journal. She’s a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor to their publication, City Journal. Her most recent book is Marriage and ...

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