The Lenny Interview

Maria Shriver: Alzheimer's Is a Women's Issue
More women get Alzheimer's than get breast cancer. Why aren't we talking about it more?

Team Lenny in conversation with the people who inspire us most.

Life
Share
The Essential Black, Southern, Woman Writer
An interview with Zandria F. Robinson.
Politics
Share
The True Story of a Crime-Fighting Nun
An interview with Arlene Violet, the crime-fighting nun of Rhode Island.
Culture
Share
The Freest Women in Hollywood
A trailblazing mother-daughter duo on what it takes to triumph over sexism in Hollywood.
Culture
Share
John Waters: I Love Women Who Hate Men
The universally beloved director loves women, hates Mike Pence, and wants us all to be Valerie Solanas.
Culture
Share
Vanessa Carlton Isn't Some Perfect Piano Pop-Song Girl
The singer-songwriter on her growth as an artist and woman after early success.
Culture
Share
Dorothy Allison on Why Working-Class Literature Is the Strongest
The novelist and memoirist talks about growing up poor, her '70s lesbian feminist collective, and meeting her obligations.
Culture
Share
Sheryl Crow Is a Sexual Being
The singer recaptures her youthful energy in her new album, Be Myself.
Culture
Share
Plum Sykes Loves Dead Party Girls
The Bergdorf Blondes writer revisits her youth for her new novel, Party Girls Die in Pearls.
Life
Share
Write, Never Marry, and Other Love Advice from Simone de Beauvoir's Editor
An interview with acclaimed writer and editor Diana Athill shortly after her 99th birthday.
Politics
Share
Anna Deavere Smith Is Bringing Black Lives Matter to the Stage
An interview with the actress and mass-incarceration activist.
Style
Share
Inside the World of Accessories Powerhouse Anya Hindmarch
"Fire yourself every night and come back the next day as your successor."
Work
Share
Jill Abramson Is a Pushy Broad
Lena Dunham talks to former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson about getting fired, supporting young journalists, and the sign...
Culture
Share
Shirley MacLaine talks spiritual journeys, show biz, and love vs fear.
The Soul Science of Shirley MacLaine
Politics
Share
The Fight is Female
The women leading the charge against Trump.
Work
Share
The Woman Searching for a New Universe
An interview with planetary scientist Sara Seager.
Politics
Share
The Law Professor Fighting for Rape Victims at Stanford and Beyond
An interview with Michele Dauber, who is trying to get the judge behind the Brock Turner case recalled.
Work
Share
The Lenny Interview: Joi McMillon
The Moonlight editor on #Oscarssowhite, how she discovered film editing, and how she got her start editing reality TV.
Politics
Share
"Lifeline, bloodline, cut off. For what?"
An interview with Adrienne Hood about her son, Henry "Bub" Green V, who was killed by police in Columbus, Ohio.
Style
Share
The Lenny Interview: Pat Cleveland
The legendary supermodel on dancing down the runway, fighting racism in the fashion industry, and staying in the '70s.
Load more stories