Teen-Pregnancy Trifecta

With the indie hit Juno capturing top slots at the box office and three Golden Globe nominations, the gossip rags going through the roof over 16-year-old Nickelodeon star (and Brit sis) Jamie Lynn Spears’s decision to carry her baby to term and recent news about the rising teen birthrate in America, it was only a matter of time before prominent feminists took note. In “Maternity Fashions, Junior Size,” published in this week’s issue of The Nation, Katha Pollitt chimes in on this teen-pregnancy trifecta with characteristic flair. Check it out.


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