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My Ex-Boyfriend Admits to Acting Like a Little Boy
In a new comic series, author Linda Rosenkrantz investigates what went wrong with her ex-boyfriends.
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Joy Bryant: My Mother, and the Legacy of Abuse
The actress on the sexual assault that has affected her family.
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Sex and the Single Mom
Having a baby on my own didn't put a damper on dating (though it did include orgasmic Michael Keaton pregnancy dreams).
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Our Cultural Amnesia About Sexual Assault
Dating women made me realize how much sexual violence we were all trying to ignore.
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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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Want to Know What Women Want? Ask Them About Their Affairs.
Three surprising truths about female sexuality.
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How My Jamaican Mother Came to Terms with My American Assimilation
"You think you white."
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What Cheating on My Boyfriend Taught Me About Men Who Fake Their Deaths
A lesson in self-delusion and empathy.
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Fiction: "Very Nice"
An original short story from the author of Twins, Bad Marie, and The Red Car.
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The Lesbian Cattle Dogs Bury Someone
The fifth installment of the adventures of lesbian cattle dogs.
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My Fleeting Teenage Crush Was My Art School Muse
Read an essay from Chelsea Martin's new collection Caca Dolce.
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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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How to Make Friends in the Women's Locker Room
Building unexpected, cross-generational friendships at the Brooklyn Y.
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The Lesbian Cattle Dogs Have a Night Talk
The fourth installment of the adventures of lesbian cattle dogs.
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Zoe Kazan Is the Friend We All Need
Lena Dunham writes an ode to her friend, the brilliant actress Zoe Kazan.
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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.
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I Can't Have Enough Mothers
Gillian Jacobs on the "bonus moms" she has collected over the years.
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Reconciliation
My dog and I went on antidepressants. They worked for only one of us.
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Friend at First Sight
On making — and maintaining — a long-distance friendship.
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Timed Conversations
The one trick that taught me how to be a better listener.
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