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Childfree or Childless Issues

Yes, I'm Perfectly Happy Without Kids Real Simple
Childfree is a Legitimate Choice The Nib (co-created with Allyson Shwed) (Bonus: Hear it read aloud here)
The Outrage Against Childfree Women Is Real — And Needs To Stop Bust (co-written with Amy Blackstone
How I Learned That It's OK To Not Have Kids Flight and Scarlet
Childfree Decisions Are Reproductive Rights Words of Choice


The Misunderstood History of the Incel Movement Macleans Magazine (Canada)
The Misunderstood History of Incel Nerve


“Regenerating Hymens and Bloody Sheets: What’s Really Going On Down There?” Adios Barbie
Sexless in the City: The Truth About Adult Virgins Nerve
Inside the Mind of Elizabeth Raine, the Latest Woman to Auction Her Virginity on the Internet Nerve
“Seven Things Glee Gets Wrong About the First Time” Women & Hollywood
Lies My Bloody Sheets Told Me How To Lose Your Virginity blog
Women Feel Less Guilty About Sex, But Is That the Conversation We Need to Be Having?  How To Lose Your Virginity blog
On the Lies We Tell Young Men About Sex How To Lose Your Virginity blog
“Boys and Sex: Why Are They Waiting Longer for Their First Time?” Adios Barbie
Virginity Merchants Profit From Defining Women By Their Vaginas Talking Points Memo
Virginity in Movies Tribeca Films Blog
“Is There a Right Way to Lose Your Virginity? Skirt Magazine

Arts & Culture

I Watched 50 Shades of Grey So You Don't Have To Ms. Magazine
“SARS? What SARS?” Chicago Tribune
“Real women belong on film” Chicago Tribune
Rave On Book Review: “Woman: An Intimate Geography” by Natalie Angier Bitch Magazine
Was thirtysomething sexist or something? Girl With Pen
Sundance Journal 2001 Chicago Tribune
Sundance Journal 2002 Personal Writing
Sundance Journal 2003 Chicago Tribune
Sundance Journal 2004 Personal Writing
Sundance Journal 2005 Personal Writing
Sundance Journal 2007 Personal Writing
Sundance Journal 2008 Film Independent Magazine