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Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner Say Goodbye to Lenny

The Women Working to Save Coral Reefs in Mexico

In the midst of a crisis to look toward a positive future and a healthy ocean, we must rethink how we interact with the environment.

Birthing Justice

Black maternal health is in crisis, but these doulas and midwives are already responding to the threat.

Building a Lifeline

For queer and trans prisoners who have lost familial safety nets due to abuse, neglect, or rejection, the alternative support networks created by other queer people can be life-saving.

In the Running: Lauren Underwood

In this series, we interview female candidates who are winning historic primaries across the nation. This week, Lauren Underwood talks about her run for Illinois’ Fourteenth Congressional District. If she wins, she’ll be the youngest-ever African American woman in Congress.

Read an Excerpt from My Sister, The Serial Killer

Ayoola's third boyfriend in a row is dead.

Read an Excerpt from One Person, No Vote

The serious effects of voter suppression on the United States' democratic process.

Finding My Grandmother, One Psychic at a Time

Will a trip to the hippie mecca Sedona help me get to her?

How Learning to Say No Made Me a More Empowered Autistic Woman

And helped me find what I wanted to say yes to.

Drowning in My Own Estrogen

Why I got a breast reduction at sixteen.

“They Want to Silence Us”

A mother and daughter flee violence in Nicaragua, seeking peace in Mexico.

In the Running: Lupe Valdez

In this series, we interview female candidates who are winning historic primaries across the nation. This week, Lupe Valdez, who could be the first lesbian and first Hispanic governor of Texas, talks about her run.

In the Running: Dana Balter

In this series, we interview female candidates who are winning historic primaries across the nation. This week, Dana Balter talks about her run for Congress in New York. If she wins, she’ll be the first woman to represent her district.

Reality-TV Mediums Healed Me After a Breakup

How Hollywood Medium and Long Island Medium taught me about connecting with the dead — and the living.

Good Kids Mad City’s Jeneca Jones on the Power of Hope

Activist Jeneca Jones on her fight to combat gun violence in her hometown, Chicago.