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Lenny

Equal Pay Day Isn't a Holiday.

The pay gap for women of color is a chasm. This is a call to action.

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The Fight is Female

The women leading the charge against Trump.

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Donate Your Hillary Pantsuits for Progress

Where to donate that outfit you wore on Election Day.

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The Lenny Interview: Amy Schumer

Plus that recent rape joke drama.

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Read The First Story from Lena Dunham's New Book
A sneak peek of 'Best and Always', Dunham's first-ever book of short…
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Meet the Woman Behind Apple's Icons

What it was like designing the "computer for the rest of us."

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Adventures of an Adult Thumb-Sucker

And the secret shame we all carry.

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How Bobbi Brown Built Her Beauty Empire

Hint: lots of espresso and tequila.

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On Being Black and Uncomfortable at Harvard

A reflection on the importance of taking up space.

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"Underneath, I'm Seething": Actress Casey Wilson on the Annoying Sexism of Anger

You, too, can throw tantrums.

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What It's Like When Your Dad Is a Real-Life Don Draper

Turns out, it's not all scotch and cigars.

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'Hart of Dixie's Creator on the Challenges of Showing Abortion on TV

"My eighth-grade Women's Issues club would have been so disappointed."

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I Was Too Type-A to Realize I Was Sick Enough to Die

"If you'd waited one more day, you would be dead."

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The Lenny Interview: Cheryl Dunye

The groundbreaking queer filmmaker on the anniversary of The Watermelon Woman.

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In Defense of the Emotional Haircut

Never begrudge a sense of control in a chaotic world.

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Are Ultrasound Photos Affecting Abortion Rates?

The social impact of a Facebook feed full of sonogram images.

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Why I Refuse to Get Botox

Actress Amanda Peet opens up about being afraid to look like a science project.

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Julianne Moore
When Gun Safety Got Personal for Me

We shouldn't have to live in fear of another Newtown. 

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I'm Coming Clean About the Real-Life Gang Rape That Shaped My Novel

In my best-selling novel Luckiest Girl Alive, protagonist Ani FaNelli was assaulted at a party—and I was too.

Peaches
Peaches on Abortion Rights, Boys' Clubs, and Why She May Not Come Back to the U.S.

Hint: It has to do with the 2016 election. 

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Lena Dunham Will No Longer Allow Herself to Be Photoshopped: "I Bid Farewell to an Era When My Body...

In a new Lenny Letter essay, Dunham draws the line.

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Being a Socially Responsible Shopper

A stylist's guide on how to become a more ethically conscious consumer. 

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On Fixing Hollywood's Diversity Problem

SNL's Sasheer Zamata explores how we can make the #OscarsLessWhite.

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Will Female Pro-Hockey Players Ever Get What They're Worth?

The National Women's Hockey League and their battle against the wage gap. 

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Why Kesha's Case Is About More Than Kesha

Lena Dunham on not accepting shame and fear as the status quo.

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Ma Jong

A writer reflects on her mother and the way fiction shaped their relationship.

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You Don't Proofread Art

An interview with graphic designer and artist Paula Scher.

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Emily Ratajkowski: Baby Woman

An actress reflects on growing up and the empowering impact of defining sexy on her own terms. 

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Out of Print: The Fultz Quadruplets

Rediscovering the story of Mary Louise, Mary Ann, Mary Alice, and Mary Catherine.

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Will the Supreme Court Let These Domestic Abusers Get Their Guns Back?

Unpacking the danger of convicted domestic abusers lobbying for their gun rights.