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I Have a Foolproof Plan for Success. Succeed Less.
Read an excerpt from Hiding in the Bathroom, out September 26.
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A Concert for Yoko Ono Reveals a Bright Young Artist
Moor Mother's Camae Ayewa on time travel, performance art, and poetry.
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The Rising Star Who's Defying Hollywood Sizeism
Singer and actress Bridget Everett talks with her Patti Cake$ costar Danielle Macdonald.
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How I Realized My Orthodox Jewish Upbringing Felt All Wrong
Out of the mikvah, into the world.
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First Lady Dolley Madison Knew How to Party
A look back at the influential — and festive — work of First Lady Dolley Madison.
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How to Speak Truth to Bullshit
Brené Brown explains why outwitting BS takes nuance and civility.
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How I Built a Global Business With Zero Background in Finance
I turned my momentary obstacles into a full-time job: The founder of Nest on how she used her degree in social work as a pivot point to...
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Never Before with Janet Mock: Fashion Week Special "Christian Siriano and Nicolette Mason"
On this bonus episode, Janet chats with real-life BFFs designer Christian Siriano and fashion writer Nicolette Mason.
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My Pelvic Pain Is Called Doris
She makes me feel like an old lady, and it took me years to get proper medical care for the old bag.
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A Young Girl Searches for Truth After Her Mother's Murder
Read an excerpt from Sarah Perry's memoir After the Eclipse, out September 26.
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A Modern-Day Look at "Our Bodies, Ourselves"
The Retro Report on the fight over women's bodies.
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Why Migrant Mothers Face Human Trafficking to Cross the U.S.-Mexico Border
Understanding migration at the U.S.-Mexico border is about more than border control.
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How My Jamaican Mother Came to Terms with My American Assimilation
"You think you white."
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"The Nanny" Costume Designer's Fran Fine Formula
Brenda Cooper talks about dressing an icon, emergency trips to Neiman Marcus, and where all those clothes went.
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How Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner Became Best Friends and Business Owners
Lenny's co-founders talk starting a new business after their success with HBO's Girls, how to distinguish their side hustles and front...
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What Cheating on My Boyfriend Taught Me About Men Who Fake Their Deaths
A lesson in self-delusion and empathy.
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Jessica Lea Mayfield's New Album Makes Noise About Domestic Violence
We premiere her new song "Offa My Hands."
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Inside the Cosby Trial
Poet Morgan Parker on the trial, respectability politics, and male entitlement.
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Why Hurricane Irma Was Already Built Into the System
An interview with Elizabeth Kolbert, the climate-change reporter and Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Sixth Extinction.
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The First Person Who Will Live to Be One Hundred and Fifty Years Old Has Already Been Born
A poem from Nicole Sealey's debut collection, Ordinary Beast.
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Willoughby Road, Where I Grew Up
When my mother got a new boyfriend, my sister and I formed an intense bond.
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Your September Horoscope Is Here
Revel in the undone, the unfinished, the broken.
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