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A Chibok Schoolgirl Who Escaped Boko Haram Tells Her Story
An excerpt from Alexis Okeowo's new book A Moonless, Starless Sky.
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Tei Shi on the Nostalgia and Anxiety That Built Her New Album
As she tours her first full-length album, Valerie Teicher opens up about the childhood experiences and self-doubt that inspired her latest...
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Becoming a Background Dancer Wasn't What I Thought It Would Be
Why the promise of appearing on TV awakened a deep-seated want.
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Seven Daily Affirmations for the Week Ahead
Write love letters, find new ways to see the world, and more mantras to live by.
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When You're Too Pretty to Be Sick
Not all disabilities are obvious from the outside.
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A Korean-American Mom on Her Lifetime With the North Korean Bogeyman
On growing up Korean-American and trying to keep my daughter safe from "Rocket Man" and "The Dotard."
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Why I'm Snitching on Hollywood Sexism
In the writers room, I was told my gender was a distraction. I kept quiet for years.
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On the Lifesaving Bonds of Female Friendship
An excerpt from It's Messy: On Boys, Boobs, and Badass Women.
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The State of the Girl in 2017
Lenny interviews two American teenagers about their lives.
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Sophie B. Hawkins Was Omnisexual Before It Was Cool
An interview with musician Sophie B. Hawkins.
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Discover This Mysterious Arctic Archipelago
An artist explores the abandoned regions of the Svalbard archipelago.
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An Expert Tells You How to Turn Your Career Challenges Into Opportunities
Cali Williams Yost, founder and CEO of the Flex+Strategy Group, on how extraordinary women can make pivots in their work and life.
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130 Million Girls Don't Go to School, and It's a Global Crisis
Danai Gurira on how you can help with the education gender gap around the world.
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Want to Know What Women Want? Ask Them About Their Affairs.
Three surprising truths about female sexuality.
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Danielle Brooks: Did Dove Just Call Me Dirty?
The actress responds to the company's offensive ad.
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The Go-Go's Guitarist Jane Wiedlin Is Back With a Surprising New Album
The '70s punk rocker isn't done with music despite all the naysayers.
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A Weekend With the Secret Society of Black Women
Meet the United Order of Tents, a semi-covert organization of black women.
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A Daughter Faces Mental Illness in the Wake of Her Father's Death
Read an excerpt from Jeannie Vanasco's debut memoir, The Glass Eye.
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October Horoscopes Are Here
Your existential guide to the month ahead.
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The Resistance Will Be Fueled by Pasta
Julia Turshen gives us an easy baked pasta that's perfect for hungry activists.
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The Dramatic Life and Shocking Death of Isadora Duncan
The mother of modern dance had her neck broken by a brilliant red scarf — and the scarf lives on.
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How I Found Sisterhood in an Industry With Few Women
Being a black female programmer can be lonely. Here's how I found mentors who became so much more.
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