writing

A couple of my favorites.

Satire
The Handmaid Disney Princesses (McSweeney’s)

A Guide For Women Asking To Join The Women’s Strike (MTV News)
 
Commentary

The Idea That Online Life Isn’t Real Is Trite — And Harmful (Wired)

You Want a Piece of Me: Elena Ferrante and the Myth That Female Artists Owe Us More Than Their Work (MTV News)

Must Every YA Action Heroine Be Petite? (The Atlantic)

Beyond Furiosa: The Unsung Heroines of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ (Medium)

On ‘Wild’ and the Solitary Female Traveler (Mic)

‘It Follows’: The Scariest Film About Adolescent Angst Ever Made (Mic)

Triggers Warnings Don’t Stunt Academic Freedom — They Make It Possible (MTV News)

In Defense of Reading Young Adult Literature As a Grown-Up (Mic)

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Gives Us the Female Hero We Deserve (Mic)

Compassion Is Not Weakness (MTV News)

LOL No, There Is No War On Christmas (MTV News)

This Is What A Terrorist Looks Like (MTV News)

What the Conversation Around ‘Yes Means Yes’ Is Missing (Mic)

We’re Getting Celebrity Feminism All Wrong (Mic)

17 Lies We Need To Stop Teaching Girls About Sex (Mic)
 
Reporting

What It’s Like to Be One of the First Pro Female Hockey Players in the U.S. (MTV News)

Donald Trump Is Wrong About People “Cheering” 9/11 In New Jersey — We Dug Up The Video That Proves It (MTV News)

Interview with ‘God Loves Uganda’ director Roger Ross Williams (Mic)

‘Can You Call It Rape If He Makes You an Omelet in the Morning?’ (Mic)

 
Personal Essays
When Do You Go Makeup Free In Front Of Someone New? (Racked)

A Portrait of the Artist As an Old Woman (Medium)