More on "Girl Power"
Louise Livesey // 27 August 2007
“The Spice Girls and that whole era of MTV feminism … really trivialized power,” says Patricia Leavy, director of the gender studies program at Stonehill College in Massachusetts. “As a result, ‘girl power’ is a joke to (today’s young women). It just means deciding who you want to have sex with, or if you want to have sex. That’s what they think power is.”