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Past articles by Lizzie:

How Katie Roiphe Became Feminism’s Nemesis-In-Chief

The row over whether author Katie Roiphe planned to out the creator of the ‘Shitty Media Men List’ crystallized competing ideologies and activism within modern feminism. → Read More

Is Drinking Collagen Really the Key to Eternal Youth?

The beauty supplement market is still relatively small, but collagen-infused drinks and powders are helping the sector grow rapidly. Whether they work is still up for debate. → Read More

Dear Ivanka and Jared, This Is Your Plan For 2018

They began 2017 as the liberal hope of the Trump White House, but 'Javanka' end the year with the Russia scandal close to home, and a lack of tangible purpose to their lives. → Read More

How Models Like Emily Ratajkowski Sell Sex, Feminism, and Themselves

Model Emily Ratajkowski was criticized after saying that covering herself in pasta was ‘empowering.’ The line between titillation and self-expression is now intriguingly blurred. → Read More

Now We Can See the Real Matt Lauer

Matt Lauer has been photographed for the first time since the scandal about his alleged sexual harassment of women was exposed. He suddenly doesn’t look like Today’s alpha male. → Read More

Louise Linton Clearly Wants America to Hate Her as Much as Possible

In August, the treasury secretary’s wife apologized for mocking a woman who called out her ostentatiousness. Today, Louise Linton proved that she still likes to hold money close. → Read More

The Rich and Horrifying World of Toddler Makeup Tutorials

Among YouTube’s wildly popular beauty content is a creepy subgenre of young children giving makeup tutorials—and Kimye’s 4-year-old daughter is clamoring to get in on the action. → Read More

Men Need to Change, and Women Need to Change With Them

The Weinstein and other sexual harassment and abuse scandals have led to demands that men change. The author argues women must alter their desires and expectations about men too. → Read More

This Director Launched a Petition to Get Casey Affleck Off the Oscars Stage

‘This is a cultural moment and I think it’s appropriate for someone like Affleck to be a scapegoat,’ said Cameron Bossert, who wants Casey Affleck to be disinvited from the Oscars. → Read More

Happy Culturally Sensitive Halloween, Students of America

After high-profile controversies on campuses around Halloween costumes, college students are being urged to dress up but not offend. → Read More

I Went Blonde Once, But Am I Ready To Go Blonde Again?

The author, a brunette, went blonde once–and is considering doing so again. She wonders what makes women want to go light up top. → Read More

Ivanka Trump’s Fashion Presidency Is in Real Peril

Ivanka Trump, much criticized for her political presence or lack of it, could always count on fashion plaudits. But in recent weeks, even her style halo has been tarnished. → Read More

Her Husband Made It The Perfect Day For Melania Trump To Speak Out Against Bullying

As President Trump accused a dead soldier’s pregnant widow of lying, Melania Trump was at a school, fronting her anti-bullying initiative, and advocating ‘kindness and compassion.’ → Read More

Barack Obama's Lesson In The Lost Art of The Love Letter

Barack Obama's love letters to an ex, revealed this week, are nothing for him to be embarrassed about, but rather testament to a time we proudly committed our feelings to paper. → Read More

After Weinstein, We Need More Than #MeToo To Tackle Hollywood's Abuses

Those alleging abuse, famous and non, have been sharing powerful testimonies using the #MeToo hashtag. Next, practical measures to tackle the abuse need to be taken. → Read More

She’s in Pussy Riot. He’s on the Far Right: How Maria Alyokhina and Dmitry Enteo Fell in Love

Maria Alyokhina and Dmitry Enteo couldn’t seem more different: she a committed feminist activist, he the leader of a far right activist movement. She reveals how they got together. → Read More

Will #MeToo Become A Movement?

Alyssa Milano encouraged women who had been been sexually harassed or assaulted to tweet #MeToo. Is the impact of such a viral hashtag momentary, or more profound? → Read More

Donna Karan’s ‘Women Are Asking For It’ Beliefs Help Alleged Abusers Like Weinstein To Flourish

In an interview, Donna Karan said women would benefit from thinking ‘Are we asking for it by presenting all the sensuality and the sexuality?’ No. Women are never ‘asking for it.’ → Read More

The Japanese Artist Persecuted for Her ‘Pussy Boat’ Vows to Keep Fighting

Government censorship of her work—most famously a vagina-shaped kayak—has made Megumi Igarashi (‘Rokudenashiko’) an activist, even if her views don’t align with Japanese feminism. → Read More

Harrison Ford vs. Ryan Gosling: Battle of the ‘Blade Runner’ Sex Symbols

In ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling team up to save the world. Ever since ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,’ cinema audiences have fallen for the buddy movie. → Read More