8 ‘Trumptastic’ Holiday Gifts

Originally published on Politico View this story online Ten years ago, I worked at Trump magazine, the short-lived publication that aimed to attract a readership of wealthy men with an unending parade of luxury. Articles promised “the best” American caviar, … Continue reading


American political history has plenty of precedent when it comes to politicians abusing women: Trump’s was totally outrageous, not too outrageous to get elected

Originally published on Salon.com View this story online There was no shortage of scandal surrounding Trump’s presidential campaign, when voters witnessed his refusal to release his tax returns, jaw-droppingly racist statements and dozens of lawsuits. But it was the October surprise … Continue reading


Performance Artist Cecilia Corrigan Kisses Her Muse, Hillary Clinton, Goodbye

Originally published in The Village Voice View this story online Like many Americans, artist Cecilia Corrigan was expecting to spend the final months of 2016 celebrating Hillary Clinton’s election to the presidency. But dreading a future under the alternative is … Continue reading


How Hamilton Star Lexi Lawson Brings One of History’s Inspiring Moms to Life

Originally published on CafeMom View this story online Lexi Lawson may be a newcomer to Broadway, but she has stepped into the role of Eliza in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton with short notice and apparent ease. With the hit Broadway musical … Continue reading


Molly Ringwald on the “Mystery” of Hollywood’s Gender Inequality

Originally published on Elle.com View this story online For more than 30 years, Molly Ringwald has been a beacon for teens everywhere, thanks to her endearing and relatable adolescent characters in 16 Candles and The Breakfast Club. These movies—and her … Continue reading


Trump Is Losing Educated GOP Women—and Splitting Up Families Along the Way

Originally published on Politico View this story online As the election ticks down to the wire, there’s a glaring disadvantage staring the Trump campaign in the face—one that is an explicit slap to his daughter, Ivanka, a Wharton Business School … Continue reading


Why Don’t We Like Real “Unlikable” Women?

Originally published in Dame Magazine View this story online “I’m fluent in Bastard. It’s one of my languages,” Selina Meyer, the title character in HBO’s Veep, states unapologetically. A politician who considers the slogan, “Get the government out of my … Continue reading


Changing the Script for Women Directors: Diane Paulus and Liesl Tommy

Originally published on HowlRound.com View this story online “This wasn’t something we had planned for,” said Diane Paulus. The director of the Tony-nominated musical Waitress, Paulus and the production became a part of theatre history when they announced that the … Continue reading


Ani DiFranco, Lizz Winstead, and Chastity Brown Want You to “Vote Dammit!”

Originally published on Glamour.com View this story online “Wow, I’ve had a lot of coffee this morning!” Ani DiFranco laughs. The singer-songwriter and activist has been talking nonstop for more than five minutes about the upcoming presidential election when she … Continue reading


Michael Cerveris on the Closing of Fun Home: ‘It Arrived on Broadway in the Moment it Was Most Needed’

                              Originally published on Out.com View this story online When Michael Cerveris, who plays the closeted Bruce Bechdel in the Broadway musical Fun Home, begins his … Continue reading