In this personal essay, author Elizabeth Wurtzel shares the bombshell that was recently dropped on her — that her father was not Donald Wurtzel, but rather civil rights era photojournalist Bob Adelman — and tries to make sense of her mother’s choice to keep the secret of her affair (and her daughter’s true paternity) for 50 years.
U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee speaks to Rebecca Traister about her dissent on Iraq 17 years ago and her campaign to become chair of the House Democratic Caucus, the Democratic party’s number five leadership role.
They didn’t just believe him — they defended him. Why? Because he planned it that way, a long-term, insidious plan designed to give him unfettered access to girls.
A profile of Miami hip-hop duo City Girls.
If yelling is the new spanking, where does that leave the progressive, occasionally voice-raising parent?
A report, based on interviews with more than 100 black people working in fashion, about the realities of working in the industry.
A BabyCenter message board post launches a writer into an investigation with hilarious results.
Allison P. Davis of The Cut interviews actress Tessa Thompson while hanging out in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
Statistics show that a family’s ideal size has shrunk to two kids, leaving the middle child to go the way of the mastadon.