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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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I Have a Decent Chance of Getting Breast Cancer, But I'm Keeping My Breasts
A meditation on a BRCA1 mutation diagnosis and waiting to have children.
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America's First Celebrity Dieter Was Also a Passionate Feminist
Fannie Hurst was a blockbuster novelist and a groundbreaking feminist in the roaring '20s. So why was she obsessed with being thin?
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Troian Bellisario Gets Real About Her Struggle with Mental Health
The Pretty Little Liars star on learning to listen to her body instead of the punishing voice in her head.
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Why a 39-Year-Old Man Bought His First Box of Tampons
"If you're a man who presides over a public bathroom, put tampons in it."
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Maria Shriver on Why Alzheimer's Is a Women's Issue
More women get Alzheimer's than get breast cancer. Why aren't we talking about it more?
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How I Became the Kind of Woman Who Gets a Face-Lift
The president of HBO Documentary Films deals with aging in an industry that fetishizes youth.
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I'm a Carrier for Muscular Dystrophy, and I Might Give it to My Unborn Son
How I decided to move forward with a pregnancy without genetic testing.
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Kelly Oxford Comes to Terms With Her Panic Disorder
"You don't owe anybody anything."
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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.
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Krysta Rodriguez on Womanhood After Breast Cancer
The actress grapples with early menopause in the wake of a battle with breast cancer.
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What Will Really Come of Trump's Abortion Regulations?
On the real effects of the global gag rule that's regulating access to abortion.
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Mama's Got the Pill
Lenny contributors talk about their preferred methods of birth control.
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Speaking Lessons
A writer finds her voice in an unlikely place.
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The Tuesday Night Margarita Club
How group therapy helped me find myself as a mother and a writer.
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The Truth Is Out There (About Menopause)
Actress Gillian Anderson and her friend the journalist Jennifer Nadel tell the truth about the change.
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Ask Vivien
Psychotherapist and grief expert Dr. Vivien Weiss answers reader questions about how to deal with loss.
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The Wait
On the interminable two weeks between a bad sonogram and the end of a pregnancy.
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One of a Kind
On the Healing Power of Sexual Fantasy
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