Selected Writing

My writing has been followed or referenced by BBC News, NPR, the Guardian, Slate, Gawker, Jezebel, Salon, Cosmopolitan, the New York Daily News, the Daily Cal, the Daily Mail, Daily Kos, RealClearPolitics, BillMoyers.com, WSJ.com, Bloomberg, and others.

"R" for reported & "A" for analysis. Take that as a rough guide; some reported pieces have a point of view & some analysis pieces are reported.

Investigations

R: Peter Thiel is Almost Definitely Behind This Mysterious 'Heterodox Science' Course (Broke in The Verge. Follow story here)

R: Harassment Case Stresses UC's Shortcomings (Broke in the San Francisco Chronicle, online and in print on the front page. Radio interview here. Follow story here)
 

Gender 

R: These Women Are Leading the Sex Ed Revolution Online (Girlboss)

R: James Rickman Leads Playboy In the #MeToo Era (California Magazine)

R: The Sharp Relief of Feminist Satire (Girlboss)

R: Can Cities Save Our Reproductive Rights From The Grabby Hands of Donald Trump? (The Nation)

R: What's Going On With Millennial Women and Work Anxiety? (Girlboss)

R: There Are No Safe Spaces for Women (Girlboss)


A: Survivors of Sexual Violence Don't Owe Anyone Our Stories. Here's Why I'm Telling Mine. #MeToo (Los Angeles Times)

A: In The Tech Industry, Sexism Is in The Water (Los Angeles Times)

A: Turning the Mirror Back on Donald Trump (Los Angeles Times)

A: One Group is Responsible For America’s Culture of Violence, and it Isn’t Cops, Black Americans, Muslims, or Rednecks. It’s Men (Los Angeles Times)
 

Politics

R: How Recreational Marijuana in California Left Chemists in the Dark (The Verge)

R: Rewiring the Democratic Brain With George Lakoff (San Francisco Magazine)

R: Democrats Are Doubling Down on The Same Vanilla Centrism That Helped Give Us President Trump (Los Angeles Times)

R: In Reno, Lots of "Real" Americans Are Mad As Hell at Donald Trump Too (Los Angeles Times)

R: Q&A: Robert Reich on Saving Capitalism (California Magazine)

R: The Generalist: An Interview with Author Robert Sullivan (BKLYNR)

 

A: Five lessons from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s visit to L.A. (Los Angeles Times)

A: Call Me a Coddled Snowflake, But Trump's Fetish for Nukes Is Infinitely More Terrifying Than His Other Outrages (Los Angeles Times)

A: Forget Melania Trump. The Republican Party Platform Is the Circus We Need To Watch (Los Angeles Times)

Pop Culture & Hollywood

R: How #MeToo Is Actually Changing Hollywood (InStyle)

R: For Hollywood Women, the Most Exclusive Invite of the Year Isn’t an Awards Show (InStyle)

A: Christian Bale in 'Little Women' Taught Me It's Hot to Be Smart (Broadly)

A: The Biggest Sin on ‘The Bachelor’ Isn’t the Age Difference (The Lily // The Washington Post)

A: Dear Media: When You Cover Death by Suicide, Do It Thoughtfully (Los Angeles Times)

A: White People, Be Like Ed Skrein. Stop Apologizing For a Lack of Diversity and Do Something About It (Los Angeles Times)
 

Other

R: The Hidden Costs of Being Single (Girlboss)

R: Hey, Nonprofit Offices. 1985 Called and It Wants Its Taupe Walls Back (BRIGHT)

R: Why We Were Addicted to Our Tamagotchis (VICE)

R: The Evolving Obituary (Pacific Standard)

R: Joanna Coles Wants You To Make Your Life Bigger—& Stop Chasing Balance (Girlboss)

A: Millennials Are Having Less Sex Than Any Generation in 60 Years. Here’s Why It Matters (Los Angeles Times)

A: Bono, Pass the Mic (BRIGHT)


Personal

The Summer of Lana Del Rey (The Rumpus)

ENOUGH: That Too is an Ordinary Story (The Rumpus)

 

More

This is a selection. Other pieces are available upon request.