As published by Jacoba Urist for Today
A few days ago, my 4-year old son posed a tricky parenting question: “Why doesn’t Wonder Woman wear any pants? The other superheroes do.” He’s right. All the major male superheroes — Batman, Spidey, Captain America — fight supervillians fully dressed, albeit in form-fitting costumes. Yet their most prominent female partner is running around in a push-up corset and high-heeled boots.