Naomi Wolf

Naomi Wolf is the author of eight bestselling works of nonfiction. Her focus is on contemporary gender issues, censorship and democracy, as well as on Victorian studies. She wrote the landmark bestseller “The Beauty Myth” in 1991 and the bestselling “The End of America” in 2008. “Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalization of Love,” about a pioneer of the gay rights movement, John Addington Symonds, is her latest book. It was a Waterstones’ Pride Month selection and an Oprah Magazine Best Books by Women Summer 2019. She is CEO of, a democracy-boosting website and US legislative search engine.

Naomi Wolf Talks Homophobia, Feminism and "Outrages"

January 08, 2020

The year 1990 witnessed several revolutionary changes, one of which was the release of “The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women,” written by Naomi Wolf. The “Beauty Myth” highlighted how male dominance is maintained by holding women to certain standards of beauty, and it became an...

What Really Matters in This Election Cycle

May 30, 2016

Only the intellectual empowerment of Americans can stem the tide of distracting voters from real policies, says Naomi Wolf. The success of extremes in America’s political scene speaks, these days, to how dispossessed and voiceless many Americans now feel. A new edition of an important citizen’s guide and handbook—Jessamyn Conrad’s...