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Pop Culture’s Problem with Middle-Aged Women

Women of a certain age are still largely invisible and left out of our narratives—or else, she’s a very particular type of middle-aged woman.

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Lisa Whittington-Hill is the publisher of This Magazine. Her writing has appeared in Longreads, The Walrus, Hazlitt, and more. She is currently writing a book for the 33 1/3 music series on Beauty and the Beat by The Go-Go's, to be published in 2023. Girls, Interrupted, her collection of essays on how pop culture is failing women, will be published by Vehicule Press in Fall 2023.