Leslie Loftis
Leslie Loftis
Leslie Loftis
Leslie Loftis is a lawyer turned freelance writer. She writes on feminism, law, politics, parenthood, and pop culture, particularly where they intersect. She is a founding member of the Houston Policy Forum (website coming soon) and a member of Leading Women for Shared Parenting. She currently lives in Houston with her husband and four children.
Our Family Stays Sane For Christmas With This Advent Plan

Centuries of Christian tradition with some modern tweaks help our family prepare for and celebrate Christmas as it was meant to be.

For A Happy Thanksgiving Discussion, Start Where Everyone Can Agree

We can have civil, productive, and thankful discussions over our fall feasts if we start with the agreement that there are limits to what the government can do, the executive branch included.

Restoring Our Country Must Start In Our Homes And Neighborhoods

What will We the People, in our individual capacities, do next? Any argument that government is the problem requires addressing the cracks that so many assume are there.

Rolling Stone’s False Rape Story Will End The Magazine

Rolling Stone hopes claiming a ‘badge of shame’ will save them. Not likely.

Arianna Huffington Strives To ‘Thrive’ On Women’s Dissatisfaction

I would be more optimistic about Arianna Huffington’s new venture, Thrive, if she had shown some understanding about how we came to forget ancient wisdom about what’s really important in life.

How To Ditch A Media That Vets Its Stories With The DNC

Both main parties are old fossils, media is melting down, and we have all the tools we need to work around them.

Why Rolling Stone’s Lawyers Aren’t Celebrating The Defamation Lawsuit’s Dismissal

The dismissed Rolling Stone lawsuit over the false University of Virginia campus rape article is not the win headlines suggest.

Netflix’s ‘Voltron’ Reboot: The Best Modern Myth-Makers Can Do?

Film and TV’s late insistence that all female characters be dull know-it-alls ruins what otherwise would be a fabulous sci-fi reboot.

Texas’s War Against Washington DC

Texas is involved in suits against the federal government about abortion clinic regulations, immigration, and now school bathrooms. And that’s not all.

Why Obama Can’t Coax England To Stay In The EU

President Obama tells the British to remain in the European Union, or they will ‘go to the back of the queue’ for trade deals with the United States. Yeah, right.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Ignores Families, Protects Disastrous Divorce Law

Current family law does not serve families. Time and again, the research and our own experience tell us this. Yet Republican governors continue to bow to feminist radicals.

Apparently Ladies Want To Bleed All Over Trump’s Whatever

Why it’s effective for the Left to treat the personal as the political—even something as personal as women’s periods.

Lands’ End Should Have Known Gloria Steinem Is Poison

Gloria Steinem is controversial because she sought equality for women not by building them up, but by tearing them down.

What You Can Do About America’s Political Crisis

We have relied upon the Supreme Court to preserve and defend us for too long. Any remaining shred of hope for that plan died with Justice Scalia. Now we must begin to defend ourselves.

Why Hillary Clinton Keeps Stumping With Lena Dunham

The Clinton campaign has a tin ear for remedying their candidate’s woman problem.

Miscarrying While Feminist

A feminist hurtles into reality and finds ‘I felt not just invisible to the ideology I’d grown up with, I felt forsaken.’

President Obama’s Gun Speech Proclaims His Impotence

The Nobel-winning president that the world once loved dropped bombs on his own authority in a hyped gun violence speech last night that mostly highlighted his lame-duck status.

How A Movie About The Men’s Rights Movement Became A Feminist’s Journey

A feminist documentary-maker takes ‘The Red Pill’ and gets beyond the lace curtain.

America’s Not Coming To Help France

France has rushed to bomb Syria after the Paris terror attacks because it knows the United States has lost its will for acting as the world’s protector.

Houston Rejects Special LGBT Privileges By Huge Margin

How did the Texas city that elected a lesbian mayor for three consecutive terms become the most bigoted city in America?