Articles & Essays

2015 - 2013

This Is What a Feminist Looks Like, MORE magazine, September 2015

This Is What a Feminist Looks Like, MORE magazine, September 2015

Short Takes: Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, Signs Journal, June 2015

Short Takes: Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, Signs Journal, June 2015

The Legacy of Campus Rape, MORE magazine, February 2015

The Legacy of Campus Rape,
MORE magazine,
February 2015

Excerpt: We Do! American Leaders Who Believe in Marriage Equality,  The National Memo, February 2014

Excerpt: We Do! American Leaders Who Believe in Marriage Equality, 
The National Memo,
February 2014


2012 - 2008

Shulamith Firestone and Me On The Issues, 9/7/12

Shulamith Firestone and Me
On The Issues, 9/7/12

The Soapbox: The Thing That Is Funny About Rape The Frisky, 7/30/12

The Soapbox: The Thing That Is Funny About Rape
The Frisky, 7/30/12

The Soapbox: I’ve Been a Single Mom and Rick Santorum Can Kiss My Ass The Frisky, 3/14/12

The Soapbox: I’ve Been a Single Mom and Rick Santorum Can Kiss My Ass
The Frisky, 3/14/12

We’re Not Sorry. Still. On The Issues, 2012

We’re Not Sorry. Still.
On The Issues, 2012

I Had an Abortion… And I’m Not Ashamed to Share My Experience Babble, 1/30/12

I Had an Abortion… And I’m Not Ashamed to Share My Experience
Babble, 1/30/12

The Two of Us, When One Toddles The New York Times, 8/25/11

The Two of Us, When One Toddles
The New York Times, 8/25/11

From Dating a Woman To Marrying a Man Harper's Bazaar, April 2011

From Dating a Woman To Marrying a Man
Harper's Bazaar, April 2011

Rave On: Jennifer Baumgardner on The Girls Who Went Away Bitch, 7/14/09

Rave On: Jennifer Baumgardner on The Girls Who Went Away
Bitch, 7/14/09

Fashion Statement Wondertime.com, September 2008

Fashion Statement
Wondertime.com, September 2008

My Unexpected Family Real Simple, March 2008

My Unexpected Family
Real Simple, March 2008

Remembering Barbara Seaman Huffington Post, 2/27/08

Remembering Barbara Seaman
Huffington Post, 2/27/08

A Woman in the White House Huffington Post, 2/15/08

A Woman in the White House
Huffington Post, 2/15/08

2007-2006

A Million Ways to Save the World 12/17/07

A Million Ways to Save the World
12/17/07

Fruitopia Gay Utopia, December 2007

Fruitopia
Gay Utopia, December 2007

Coming Home Redbook Magazine, May 2007

Coming Home
Redbook Magazine, May 2007

Why More Girls are Dating...Girls Glamour Magazine, March 2007

Why More Girls are Dating...Girls
Glamour Magazine, March 2007

Infant Industry: St. Elmo’s Fire: Under the Fuzzy Suit Beats a Heart of Gold Babble, 3/28/07

Infant Industry: St. Elmo’s Fire: Under the Fuzzy Suit Beats a Heart of Gold
Babble, 3/28/07

Would You Pledge Your Virginity to Your Father? Glamour Magazine, February 2007

Would You Pledge Your Virginity to Your Father?
Glamour Magazine, February 2007

Breast Friends Babble, 1/22/07

Breast Friends
Babble, 1/22/07

Doing The Right Thing Time Out NY Kids, January 2006

Doing The Right Thing
Time Out NY Kids, January 2006

Is your love doomed? Ask your friends! Glamour Magazine, 2006

Is your love doomed? Ask your friends!
Glamour Magazine, 2006

This Could Be Your State Jane, August 2006

This Could Be Your State
Jane, August 2006

 
 

2005

Feminism Is a Failure, and Other Myths Alternet, 11/17/05

Feminism Is a Failure, and Other Myths
Alternet, 11/17/05

Trouble in Numbers: The Stigma of the Second Abortion Nerve, 11/15/05

Trouble in Numbers: The Stigma of the Second Abortion
Nerve, 11/15/05

When Mom and Dad Don’t Know Best Alternet, 9/28/05

When Mom and Dad Don’t Know Best
Alternet, 9/28/05

Dangerous Drinks Teen Vogue, January 2005

Dangerous Drinks
Teen Vogue, January 2005

Giving Women Room to Exhale 2005

Giving Women Room to Exhale
2005

 
 
 

2004-2003

Stop Crying, Start Working The Nation, 11/20/04

Stop Crying, Start Working
The Nation, 11/20/04

One Women, One Vote co-authored with Amy Richards, Mother Jones, 7/14/04

One Women, One Vote co-authored with Amy Richards,
Mother Jones, 7/14/04

Preface All The Power, 5/1/04

Preface
All The Power, 5/1/04

We're Not Sorry, Charlie The Nation, 2/2/04

We're Not Sorry, Charlie
The Nation, 2/2/04

Aural History Bitch Magazine, 2004

Aural History
Bitch Magazine, 2004

Roe In Rough Waters The Nation, 2/10/03

Roe In Rough Waters
The Nation, 2/10/03

The Number One Question About Feminism Feminist Studies, 2003

The Number One Question About Feminism
Feminist Studies, 2003

 

2002-2000

When In Rome... The Nation, 12/2/02

When In Rome...
The Nation, 12/2/02

That Seventies Show Dissent Magazine, 2002

That Seventies Show
Dissent Magazine, 2002

Is This Woman, A Sexual Predator? Elle Magazine, 2002

Is This Woman, A Sexual Predator?
Elle Magazine, 2002

Saying Something About Today's Feminism Gloria, 9/13/02

Saying Something About Today's Feminism
Gloria, 9/13/02

An Open Letter About Emergency Contraception, co-authored with Katha Pollitt The Nation, 9/2/02

An Open Letter About Emergency Contraception, co-authored with Katha Pollitt
The Nation, 9/2/02

Winona LaDuke Ms. Magazine, April 2001

Winona LaDuke
Ms. Magazine, April 2001

The Pro-Choice PR Problem The Nation, 3/5/01

The Pro-Choice PR Problem
The Nation, 3/5/01

Jennifer Baumgardner Ms. Magazine, February 2001

Jennifer Baumgardner
Ms. Magazine, February 2001

Why The Female Eunuch? 2001

Why The Female Eunuch?
2001

Burden Of Proof Harper's Magazine, 2001

Burden Of Proof
Harper's Magazine, 2001

The Accidental Ghetto January 2001

The Accidental Ghetto
January 2001

Fargo, North Dakota New Music, July 2000

Fargo, North Dakota
New Music, July 2000

When Good Girls Go Bad Maxim, January 2000

When Good Girls Go Bad
Maxim, January 2000

What Does Rape Look Like? The Nation, 1/3/00

What Does Rape Look Like?
The Nation, 1/3/00

The Wage Gap Z Magazine, May 2000

The Wage Gap
Z Magazine, May 2000

The Arc of Joan Nerve, August 2000

The Arc of Joan
Nerve, August 2000

Radical Procedures 2000

Radical Procedures
2000

Kathleen Hanna Rockrgrl, November 2000

Kathleen Hanna
Rockrgrl, November 2000

In Our Time: Review 2000

In Our Time: Review
2000

For Women Only! Review 2000

For Women Only! Review
2000

Every 12 Seconds Marie Claire, 2000

Every 12 Seconds
Marie Claire, 2000

Electric, Honey Rockrgrl, November 2000

Electric, Honey
Rockrgrl, November 2000

A Day Without Feminism Independent Weekly, 11/15/00

A Day Without Feminism
Independent Weekly, 11/15/00

Does Your Boyfriend Own a Gun? Mademoiselle, 2000

Does Your Boyfriend Own a Gun?
Mademoiselle, 2000

The Bedroom Interview with Amy Ray Nerve, 2/15/00

The Bedroom Interview with Amy Ray
Nerve, 2/15/00

Abortion-On Occasion, With Apologies Z Magazine, September 2000

Abortion-On Occasion, With Apologies
Z Magazine, September 2000

Soapbox: Know where your gyno learned how to do abortions? Jane, November 2000

Soapbox: Know where your gyno learned how to do abortions?
Jane, November 2000

 

1999-

Women's Music 101 Z Magazine, September 1999

Women's Music 101
Z Magazine, September 1999

Even our own Ms. Pratt thought the ERA was a dated subject. Jane Magazine, October 1999

Even our own Ms. Pratt thought the ERA was a dated subject.
Jane Magazine, October 1999

A Bookstore of One's Own Jane Magazine, October 1999

A Bookstore of One's Own
Jane Magazine, October 1999

Gutsy Woman of the Month Jane Magazine, August 1999

Gutsy Woman of the Month
Jane Magazine, August 1999

Women's Health 911 Glamour Magazine, June 1999

Women's Health 911
Glamour Magazine, June 1999

Make Men Go To The Gyno Glamour Magazine, April 1999

Make Men Go To The Gyno
Glamour Magazine, April 1999

Why Not Elizabeth Dole The Nation, 4/12/99

Why Not Elizabeth Dole
The Nation, 4/12/99

Thanks, Mr. Lady Jane Magazine, 1999

Thanks, Mr. Lady
Jane Magazine, 1999

'A', My Name is Alice MAMM Magazine, January 1999

'A', My Name is Alice
MAMM Magazine, January 1999

Immaculate Contraception The Nation, 1/25/99

Immaculate Contraception
The Nation, 1/25/99

How To Find a Shrink January 1999

How To Find a Shrink
January 1999

In Defense of Monica The Nation, 12/21/98

In Defense of Monica
The Nation, 12/21/98

Friends and Lovers December 1998

Friends and Lovers
December 1998

Science + Corporate Bucks = Health Revolution? Ms. Magazine, June 1998

Science + Corporate Bucks = Health Revolution?
Ms. Magazine, June 1998

Miss America Jane Magazine, April 1998

Miss America
Jane Magazine, April 1998

Women of the Year Indigo Girls & Winona LaDuke Ms. Magazine, February 1998

Women of the Year Indigo Girls & Winona LaDuke
Ms. Magazine, February 1998

New Way to Vent About Men Glamour Magazine, 1997

New Way to Vent About Men
Glamour Magazine, 1997

Feminist Memoir Project Review 1997

Feminist Memoir Project Review
1997

Could You Help a Child Thrive? Meet Three Women Who Tried 1997

Could You Help a Child Thrive? Meet Three Women Who Tried
1997

Breast Cancer Update Out Magazine, November 1997

Breast Cancer Update
Out Magazine, November 1997

Rerun 2: After the Prom The Nation, 10/20/97

Rerun 2: After the Prom
The Nation, 10/20/97

Freaky Momma, Interview with bjork. 1996

Freaky Momma, Interview with bjork.
1996

Bold Type: Witchy Woman Ms. Magazine, 1995

Bold Type: Witchy Woman
Ms. Magazine, 1995