City Girls Are More Like You Than You Think

A profile of Miami hip-hop duo City Girls.

Source: The Cut
Published: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 17 minutes (4,350 words)

Becoming a Woman Who Yells at Her Children

If yelling is the new spanking, where does that leave the progressive, occasionally voice-raising parent?

Source: The Cut
Published: Sep 6, 2018
Length: 6 minutes (1,623 words)

Everywhere and Nowhere: What It’s Really Like to be Black and Work in Fashion

A report, based on interviews with more than 100 black people working in fashion, about the realities of working in the industry.

Source: The Cut
Published: Aug 23, 2018
Length: 52 minutes (13,106 words)

Do Men Enter Bathtubs on Hands and Knees?

A BabyCenter message board post launches a writer into an investigation with hilarious results.

Source: The Cut
Published: Aug 21, 2018
Length: 9 minutes (2,428 words)

Tessa Thompson Knows People Can’t Stop Thinking About Her

Allison P. Davis of The Cut interviews actress Tessa Thompson while hanging out in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

Source: The Cut
Published: Aug 19, 2018
Length: 15 minutes (3,902 words)

The Extinction of the Middle Child

Statistics show that a family’s ideal size has shrunk to two kids, leaving the middle child to go the way of the mastadon.

Source: The Cut
Published: Jul 11, 2018
Length: 18 minutes (4,746 words)

How to Tell the Bad Men From the Good Men

It wasn’t so simple at age 18, writes Caitlin Moran. (And often, it’s still not.)

Source: The Cut
Published: Jul 5, 2018
Length: 10 minutes (2,735 words)

Summer of Rage: White Men are the Minority in the United States — No Wonder They Get Uncomfortable When Their Power is Challenged

The rights and priorities of white men in our country have always overshadowed those of people of color and women. It is, however, a ruling minority situation as white men make up only a third of the population. With shifting demographics and destabilizing movements like #metoo, the ruling minority seeks to minimize and discredit their disruptors because they know what they are: real threats to their long-lasting hegemony.

Source: The Cut
Published: Jun 29, 2018
Length: 11 minutes (2,880 words)

The Mom Who Had an Abortion at 7 Months Pregnant

“I think the fact that this feels like a visceral horror to some women — though not all — and then is used as an excuse to write disgusting legislation is awful. But I don’t know that the solution is to not talk about it.”

Source: The Cut
Published: Apr 19, 2018
Length: 14 minutes (3,517 words)

7 Sex Workers on What It Means to Lose Backpage

In the wake of the U.S. Department of Justice’s shutting down Backpage.com for violating the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (which has not yet been signed into law), one time sex worker and Playing the Whore author Melissa Gira Grant talks with seven sex workers about the ways in which the absence of that bulletin board will have an impact on their livelihoods and their safety.

Source: The Cut
Published: Apr 10, 2018
Length: 11 minutes (2,807 words)