If feminism has taught us anything, it is that women can choose, if they wish, to be demure (like Kate), bossy (like Madame Gu), or even, yes, to be spanked after lights-out.
Our Editor-In-Chief Tina Brown writes that “any discussion of a ‘woman’s role’ has become a cultural third rail” in this week’s editor’s letter. Our cover story, if you’ve perhaps missed it.