WOMEN & GIRLS
How to Solve the Gender Wage Gap? Speak Up. (New York Times)
Are We There Yet?
The story of the 46 women who sued NEWSWEEK and paved the way for female journalists—and a question of how much has changed. (Newsweek)
For Some Selfies, the Uglier the Better (New York Times)
How a Once-Intimate Signoff—XOXO—is Feminizing the Office (The Atlantic)
Sisterhood of the Traveling Sneakers (An Ode to Wendy Davis) (The Cut)
What if Jill Abramson Were Joe? (Jezebel)
LOVE & WAR
Why the Wedding Bouquet Toss Is Dead (New York Times)
Sex, Love and Puppets. Inside a new LOGO reality series. (New York Times)
'D' is for Divorce: Sesame Street takes on the taboo. (TIME)
Only You. (And You. And You.) Polyamory comes out. (Newsweek)
I Don’t: The Case Against Marriage (Newsweek)
Missing the Love Boat: A Modern Love column. (New York Times)
The Sex Book That Hit the Spot: ’Our Bodies Ourselves’ at 40 (The Daily Beast)
Gay Marriage Gets Cold Feet. A tale of commitment panic. (The Daily Beast)
The Wives of Sex Offenders
I spent my final months at NEWSWEEK reporting on the Jerry Sandusky abuse scandal. I wrote about Sandusky’s wife, as well as Penn State’s toxic boys’ club, football as religion & lots of other stories. (Newsweek/Daily Beast)
Forced to Cheer for Her Attacker
I traveled to rural Texas for the story of a high school cheerleader kicked off the squad for refusing to cheer for a student she said raped her. (The Daily Beast)
A Tragedy That Won’t Fade Away
I won the 2010 Nellie Bly Award, from the New York Press Club, for this story, of a California family’s struggle to scrub their daughter’s death photos from the web. (Newsweek)
From Lockers to Lockup
In late 2010, 15-year-old Phoebe Prince hung herself after being bullied by her high school peers. But did her peers deserve to spend their lives in jail? A report. (Newsweek)
The Title IX Complaint Against Yale
Inside the Ivy’s dark history of sexual misconduct. (The Daily Beast)
The Morgue is Alive.
A trip into the depths of the New York Times photo morgue. (Tumblr, in partnership with WNYC)
Straight Into Compton.
A special report and three-part video series on the rebranding of Compton, Calif. (Newsweek)
Welcome to Potopia.
A dispatch from inside the country’s only pot school. (Newsweek)
Meet the Preppers.
Inside the strange world of modern-day survivalism. (Newsweek)
The Beauty Advantage.
How your looks affect your work, career, life. (Newsweek)
TEENS, TRENDS & OTHER STUF
The Art of Hate-Blanking: Why we thrive on doing/watching/dating things — and people — we secretly (or not so secretly) dislike. (Cosmopolitan)
They Call Themselves ‘Directioners’: Inside the crazy, crazy world of One Direction superfandom. (Tumblr/MTV News)
Breakfast With Kreayshawn: Pancakes & a Side of Girl Power. A special report from a West Hollywood IHOP. (Tumblr)
It’s Not the End of Men — But They Are In Trouble (The Daily Beast)