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Whispertown's Morgan Nagler Rediscovers Her Voice
The musician and actress talks with Lenny about Whispertown's next album, life without insurance, and her enduring capacity for optimism.
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Lit Thursday: How to Behave in a Crowd
Six French siblings over-analyze their bright futures in Camille Bordas's debut novel in English.
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How I Learned to Feel Powerful
Novelist Meg Wolitzer on figuring out how to feel strong without a security blanket.
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Having Scoliosis Paved the Way for My Career in Stand-Up
The comedian Carmen Lynch comes out of her plastic shell.
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How Trump's Anti-Abortion Policies Could Keep Girls Around the World Out of School
The trickle-down cruelty of his agenda.
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The System Failed My Cousin
And maybe I did, too. I was in law school, while my cousin ended up entangled in the justice system.
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Playwright Paula Vogel on the Myth of Angry Feminism
How a desire to change the world comes from a place of love, not rage.
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Never Before with Janet Mock: "Kris Jenner," Episode 10
This week's guest is Kris Jenner.
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How to Make Friends in the Women's Locker Room
Building unexpected, cross-generational friendships at the Brooklyn Y.
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Making the Internet a Safer Space for Pakistani Women
Lawyer and activist Nighat Dad is taking back the Internet.
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How Kris Jenner Built an Empire with Just $200
Janet Mock goes behind the gates and talks to the world's most famous momager about how she triumphed.
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Are You Living With a Ghost?
My visit with a husband-and-wife paranormal-investigation duo.
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Revisiting "Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie"
On Alanis Morisette's underrated follow-up to 1995's Jagged Little Pill.
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Chris Kraus: Beyond "I Love Dick"
The I Love Dick writer talks about her new biography of Kathy Acker and more.
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Lit Thursday: Read an Excerpt from Chris Kraus's New Book
The I Love Dick author chronicles the life of experimental writer and performance artist Kathy Acker in her latest book, After Kathy Acker.
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How to Choose Your Ideal Summer Wine
Discover a whole new world beyond rosé.
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How I Overcame My Anger as a Black Writer Online
After the death of Michael Brown, I channeled all my anger into writing — until it led my mind and body down a frightening path.
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Your August Horoscope Says: Be Your Own Crush
An existential guide to the month ahead.
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Never Before with Janet Mock: "Crissle West," Episode 9
This week's guest is The Read's Crissle West.
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Do Orcas Have Hot Flashes?
An examination of nonhumans that go into menopause.
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Supporting Reproductive Rights When You're a Person of Faith
A conversation with Nancy Northup, the president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, and her daughter Natalie Northup Bergner.
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The B-Girls: The Greatest Band That Never Was
The B-Girls opened for The Clash, and counted Debbie Harry as a fan — so how come they didn't make it?
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