logo Created with Sketch.

Culture
Share
Lit Thursday: Debunking the Myth That Legendary Activist Jane Jacobs Was a "Mere Housewife"
An ode to the woman who saved the soul of New York.
Culture
Share
Music Monday: Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield Talks Breakups and New Music
The singer-songwriter opens up about the toxic relationship that inspired her new album.
Life
Share
What We Lose When We Only Focus on the Male of a Species
Neanderthals were women, too.
Style
Share
Comedian Nicole Byer Goes Off on Makeup Artists Who Can't Work With Actors of Color
They're fucking up my beautiful black face, and I am over it.
Culture
Share
Adventures of Lesbian Cattle Dogs
In which the lesbian cattle dogs fuss the bones.
Culture
Share
Director Lina Wertmüller on Why She's Not a Feminist
An interview with the grande dame of Italian filmmaking.
Relationships
Share
Annabelle Gurwitch Opens Up About Her Envy of Other Families
Every time my dad lost all our money in get-rich-quick schemes, I longed to join another tribe.
Politics
Share
Anna Deavere Smith Is Bringing Black Lives Matter to the Stage
An interview with the actress and mass-incarceration activist.
Culture
Share
Lit Thursday: A Restless, Young Writer Finds Her Voice
An excerpt from Durga Chew-Bose's new essay collection Too Much and Not the Mood.
Health
Share
On Coming to Terms With My Alcoholism
Lilliam Rivera was convinced that Latinas don't have drinking problems. Until she faced the fact that she was one who did.
Health
Share
Krysta Rodriguez on Womanhood After Breast Cancer
The actress grapples with early menopause in the wake of a battle with breast cancer.
Style
Share
When Good Hair Is Natural Hair
On finally embracing natural hair after years of pressure to keep it straight.
Politics
Share
Coretta Scott King Kept Her Husband's Spirit Alive
A historic letter sent to Coretta Scott King after the assassination of her husband reveals the courage of a new widow who knew that the...
Life
Share
How I Discovered That My Dad Is a Right-Wing Conspiracy Theorist
One writer reflects on how she can have a relationship with her father after learning he believes in Pizzagate.
Culture
Share
Music Monday: Our Favorite Springtime Love Songs
The Lenny editors talk brand new starts, bouquets of stars, and violins.
Style
Share
Inside the World of Accessories Powerhouse Anya Hindmarch
"Fire yourself every night and come back the next day as your successor."
Culture
Share
Lit Thursday: Sexual Hall Passes & More
Lenny editors recommend the books they're reading.
Health
Share
What Will Really Come of Trump's Abortion Regulations?
On the real effects of the global gag rule that's regulating access to abortion.
Culture
Share
Songbird Series: The Mother of New Age Music Gets Down to Ambient Sounds
Jess Rotter celebrates the musician who mastered the art of the avant-garde.
Life
Share
Your April Horoscope
An existential guide to your month.
Culture
Share
Pushing Race and Gender Forward on Broadway
An interview with the playwright Lynn Nottage whose new play, Sweat, opened on March 26.
Politics
Share
Equal Pay Day Isn't a Holiday. It's a Call to Fight.
The pay gap for women of color is a chasm. This is a call to action.
Load more stories