Hello, My Name Is _______
How I learned to stop whitewashing myself.
In Lenny Letter No. 72: Lena Dunham writes about how shooting the sex scenes in GIRLS have helped her, Jason Kim writes about wanting to shed his South Korean identity as a young boy, then rekindling it years later in college, Lauren Bohn catches us up with Ibtisam Masto, a Syrian refugee she interviewed for LENNY last year, a poem by J. Hope Stein in honor of Sylvia Plath's 85th birthday, and Melissa Broder's monthly existential horoscopes.
Ted & Sylvia
A poem by J. Hope Stein.
"It's important to do things that seemingly have no significance whatsoever other than the pleasure of doing them."
I Have Faith This Country Will Keep Its Doors Open
An interview with Cincinnati, Ohio-based Syrian refugee Ibtisam Masto