Alanna Vagianos, HuffPost

Alanna Vagianos


New York, NY, United States

Contact Alanna

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • HuffPost
  • HuffPost Canada
  • HuffPost Australia
  • HuffPost India
  • Huffington Post UK
  • HuffPost SouthAfrica
  • Le HuffPost

Recent articles by Alanna:

Kamala Harris: Black Mothers 'Must Be Given Dignity' In Health Care

Black women are 243 percent more likely to die during pregnancy than white women. → Read More

Serena Williams Makes History As First Woman To Ever Wear Cornrows On Teen Vogue Cover

The tennis star wore cornrows for the magazine's December cover issue. → Read More

Alyssa Milano: 'The Patriarchy Is Freaking Out' Over Me Too

"It's not a hard time for men right now," the activist-actor said. "It's a hard time for abusers and predators." → Read More

Christine Blasey Ford Commends Larry Nassar Survivor In Rare Public Appearance

She presented a Sports Illustrated award to Rachael Denhollander, the first to publicly accuse former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse. → Read More

Janelle Monáe Will Play Dorothy Pitman Hughes In Upcoming Gloria Steinem Biopic

The singer-songwriter will play the civil rights activist who co-founded Ms. magazine with Steinem in “The Glorias: A Life On The Road." → Read More

Former Frat President Accused Of Drugging And Raping Woman Fined $400 And Set Free

Former Baylor University student Jacob Walter Anderson was indicted on four counts of sexual assault in 2016. → Read More

Hannah Gadsby On What Happens When 'Good Men' Draw The Line Between Right And Wrong

The Australian comedian explained that women are the ones who suffer when self-appointed good guys define wrong vs. right. → Read More

Trumps And Obamas Share Awkward, Tense Moment At George H.W. Bush Funeral

It didn't help that Hillary and Bill Clinton were seated near them, too. → Read More

Lena Dunham Deeply Regrets Not Believing Woman Who Accused ‘Girls’ Writer Of Rape

"There are few acts I could ever regret more in this life," the actress wrote in a heartfelt essay. → Read More

Joe Biden Says He's 'The Most Qualified Person In The Country To Be President'

The former vice president hasn't decided whether he's running in 2020. → Read More

Jameela Jamil Thinks Airbrushing Should Be Illegal

“I think it’s a disgusting tool that has been weaponised, predominantly against women," the "Good Place" actress wrote. → Read More

Suit Dropped Against Egyptian Actress Rania Youssef Over Sheer Red Carpet Dress

She had been charged with public obscenity and incitement to debauchery and faced up to five years in prison. → Read More

Michelle Obama On Leaning In: 'That S**t Doesn't Work All The Time'

The former first lady did not hold back when sharing her thoughts on Sheryl Sandberg's "lean in" method. → Read More

Tarana Burke: 'We Have Moved So Far Away From The Origins' Of Me Too

The Me Too founder discussed in a TED Talk the backlash against the anti-sexual-violence movement and what needs to happen for us to move forward. → Read More

Maryland High School Football Players Allegedly Assaulted Teammates With Brooms

One of the four victims was reportedly sodomized in the “hazing" incident, while the other three were able to fight off their attackers. → Read More

Steph Curry Responded To A Little Girl Who Asked Why His Shoes Don't Come In Girls' Sizes

"Girls want to rock the Curry 5’s too," 9-year-old Riley Morrison wrote to the NBA star. → Read More

Ilhan Omar Says Her Election To Congress Is 'A Real Rejection' Of Religious Bigotry

The Muslim congresswoman-elect will be the first hijab-wearing member of the House. → Read More

People Are Dragging This Film Critic For Making A Rape Joke After Filmmaker’s Death

New York magazine's David Edelstein made a bizarre comment about the "Last Tango in Paris" rape scene to remember the late Bernardo Bertolucci. → Read More

Sydney Teen Receives Standing Ovation After Coming Out As Gay At School

“Announcing yourself to the world is pretty terrifying,” Finn Stannard said in his keynote speech at St. Ignatius’ College, Riverview. → Read More

Migrant Mother Impaled In Front Of Children While Attempting To Scale Border Fence

The segment that the woman climbed is part of a 14-mile stretch of the border wall that is currently under construction to replace decades-old fencing. → Read More