Lyz Lenz

Lyz Lenz's writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times,, Pacific Standard, Buzzfeed, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. She lives in Iowa, but you can find her on Twitter @lyzl.

Why Would a 16-Year-Old Girl Slaughter Her Uber Driver?

Inside the minds of murderous young women.

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Inside the Disaster That Was Supposed to Be the Fyre Music Festival

It was marketed as a luxurious getaway for jet-set millennials. Now it's postponed and customers are crying scam.

The Secret Lobotomy of Rosemary Kennedy

JFK's younger sister was permanently disabled by a barbaric surgery in the 1940s. Now, her legacy is more important than ever.

We Were Woefully Unprepared for Our First Female President

As a nation, we gravely underestimated the toxic mix of sexism and racism, even though it has been there all along.

The Trump Supporters...Who Are Secretly Voting for Hillary

Meet the Evangelical Christian women resolved to go behind the backs of their families, friends, and pastors to break party lines.

What Will It Be Like to Have a "First Gentleman"? Here, a Preview

How the Clintons are revolutionizing the idea of a White House spouse.

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The Emotional Weight of Being a Wife

Why is the maintenance of our relationship my responsibility?