The Unsurprising Sexism of Male Progressives

“I’ve been married to a capitalist, a communist, and a fascist, and neither [sic] would take out the garbage,” Zsa Zsa Gabor supposedly said.

In the pre-Internet era, I’d attributed a shorter version of that quip to actress Elizabeth Ashley and used it as the epigram for the first poem I ever wrote.

It related the true story of my fight with a Trotskyite at an anti-apartheid rally…