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Why I Took a Genetic Test Before Starting a Family

One woman shares how she’s using what she learned about her genetic makeup to help plan for her future family.

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The Secret Lives of Adjunct Professors

My students saw me as their role model—the put-together adult. The truth? I was barely getting by.

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Mothers and Daughters Search For Healing, and Understanding, In Modern-Day Iran

“I am seeking your understanding and eventually your forgiveness. Forgiveness of what, I do not know yet.”

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My Miscarriage Was Over. My Terror Had Just Begun.

Joy, guilt, grief, and the space between a pregnancy lost and a pregnancy to be.

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I No Longer Envy the Dad in the Basement

No one was ever only a worker, despite what our employers might want us to believe.

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How a Bad Zoom Date Led Me to the 'Black Manosphere'

After an ill-fated Zoom date, I wandered down an online rabbit hole into a hyper-masculine space for “red-pilled” Black men.

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Research Shows Gun Violence and Misogyny Are Closely Linked. It’s Time to Make Sure Abusers Can't Buy Guns

Congress has the chance to close the “boyfriend loophole” to keep women safe.

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‘Heidi World’ Is the Deliciously Addictive Story of an All-American Hustler

The new podcast from Molly Lambert explores the life and times of “Hollywood Madam” Heidi Fleiss.

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I Slept Through a Year of the Pandemic

As the world settled into quarantined hibernation, a severe concussion rendered me, for the most part, unconscious.

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Serena Kerrigan Does It All for the Plot—And Then Some

The social media influencer-turned-card game entrepreneur is the star of her own damn movie.

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Reimagining the Stories We Tell About Trans Love

I worried coming out as trans would mean being alone forever. But that narrative is changing to capture the fullness, and freedom, of our experiences.

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