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Jessica Grose

Fiction: "Daughter, First: Katie Mahoney Brown Has a Big Political Problem"

An interactive political novel in seven parts.

March 20, 2018
Lit Thursday: And it Burns, Burns, Burns

Lenny recommends magazine articles of yore.

March 18, 2017
The Wait

On the interminable two weeks between a bad sonogram and the end of a pregnancy.

February 15, 2017
A Heartbeat and a Broken Heart

Why a heartbeat does not necessarily equal life, and why Ohio's new abortion law is awful.

December 9, 2016
How to Get Illegal Poll Watchers to Piss Off

An interview with the Brennan Center's Jennifer Clark.

November 8, 2016
Soulmates, Chapter 1: Namaslay

An excerpt from Jessica Grose's new novel Soulmates, available now.

August 31, 2016
The Lenny Interview: USA Rugby Captain Jillion Potter

How overcoming a broken neck and a bout with cancer led to the 2016 Summer Olympics.

July 1, 2016
Debunking the Pill Hysteria

Editor in Chief Jessica Grose drops some Truth and Science about our old friend the pill.

June 8, 2016
The First Time Dr. Kathy Magliato Held a Beating Heart in Her Hands

For when they call you "female surgeon" instead of just "surgeon."

May 18, 2016
Lenny Recommends: Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurie

Editor in Chief Jessica Grose shares why Alison Lurie's Pulitzer Prize–winning novel is a must-read.

April 13, 2016
The Lenny Interview: Melinda Gates

The renowned philanthropist on the gender gap in unpaid labor and why poverty is sexist.

April 1, 2016
When Do I Really Have to Panic About Babies?

Team Lenny's Editor in Chief and Planned Parenthood answer your questions about fertility.

March 30, 2016
There's No Such Thing As "Voting with Your Vagina"

Whether you're supporting Clinton or not, her candidacy is important.

February 3, 2016
Rumors I Heard About My Body: Is This Breast Pain Weird?

Lenny Letter and Planned Parenthood answer your questions about breast pain.

January 27, 2016
How Kat Cole Went From Hooters Girl to Running a Billion-Dollar Brand

The rise of a self-made American woman.

January 11, 2016
Rumors I Heard About My Body: Plan B

Our second installment of the health-advice column, in which Planned Parenthood's excellent doctors answer our questions about Plan B (aka the morning-after pill) and fertility.

January 11, 2016
The Lenny Interview: Kirsten Gillibrand

We talk to the senator about family-leave policies, her work on campus sexual assault, and her favorite curse word of all.

January 8, 2016
Against Maternal Guilt

Lenny Letter's Editor-in-Chief on rejecting tradition.

January 6, 2016
Love, Lenny: Should I Let Her Go?

Introducing our "Love, Lenny" column, where the fantastic clinical psychologist Dr. Lian Bloch offers advice on relationship problems.

December 9, 2015
An interview with an Abortion Provider in Texas

Jessica Grose interviews Dr. Bhavik Kumar on the real effect of Texas' abortion restrictions on the women who seek them.

November 20, 2015
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