Homes over Playgrounds

How Feminists' Happiness Pill Made Beasts of Men

As a father, filmmaker Don Johnson saw the massive objectification of women in our culture, along with the alarming data on sexual assault and harassment, even among children, and asked, How did we get to this place? In researching the history of the sexual revolution, he found a major answer to that question lying at the intersection of three feminist icons from the last century. He traces their ideological lineages in the opening segment of his new film, Unprotected: A Pope, the Pill, and the Perils of Sexual Chaos.

A Feminist Trifecta

In the years following World War II, Betty Friedan, a married mother of three, took issue with the portrayals of happy homemaking women she saw in...


 is Deputy Editor of Salvo and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #47, Winter 2018 Copyright © 2024 Salvo |


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