Lily Herman, Teen Vogue

Lily Herman

Teen Vogue

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Lily:

Democrats Keep Nominating Presidential Candidates Voters Aren’t Very Excited About

Democrats need to reexamine their lack of a cohesive pipeline, electing exciting young candidates for local offices who can gain the experience and connections they need. → Read More

Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden Need to Shift Their Campaign Strategies to Win

In this op-ed, Lily Herman argues that both Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden need to change course if they want to win the nomination outright — and defeat Donald Trump in November. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren Destroyed Mike Bloomberg in the Nevada Debate

In this op-ed, Teen Vogue’s Lily Herman argues that Elizabeth Warren’s preparedness and sharp attacks highlighted Mike Bloomberg’s rich, white male entitlement. → Read More


Can the next generation of candidates make politics more sex-positive?

This story is part of Thirst Week, a Mic series that explores modern desire and how the world around us shapes the way we lust. The 2018 midterms were hailed as a major turning point for many marginalized groups in this country: women, people of… → Read More

New Hampshire Primary Results Don’t Mean That Warren, Biden Are Out of the 2020 Race

Only two tiny, majority-white states have voted so far. → Read More

The 21-Year-Old Instagrammer Blending Politics And Perfect Contours

Matt Bernstein gets real about his 'really unapologetic' point of view → Read More

Sexism Is Still a Major Factor in the 2020 Presidential Campaign

A recent Cut/YouGov poll found that voters see all of the female candidates as “dislikable.” Elizabeth Warren has been described as “shrill.” → Read More

Why Voter Enthusiasm Is More Important Than Electability in the 2020 Election

Candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are seeing more voter enthusiasm than current front-runner Joe Biden, who faces an enthusiasm gap. → Read More

Male Democrats Are More Focused on Getting Elected Than Actually Putting in the Work

In this op-ed, Lily Herman discusses how white male candidates like Beto O’Rourke and Ossoff lost their 2018 campaigns and are now running for even higher office. Female candidates like Stacey Abrams, meanwhile, are doing grassroots organizing. → Read More

8 Dads At Camp Romper Talk About Their Child's Best Friend

When it comes to their friends, kids often live in their own worlds. You don't always know if "Julianna," their new "best friend" from daycare is real, but you do know when someone is truly important to their ascendent social life — rather than play… → Read More

Marianne Williamson: What We Can Learn From Her Presidential Campaign

The self-help guru and 2020 candidate preys on the notion that self-care is the same thing as political engagement. → Read More

Megan Rapinoe Has Defied — and Redefined — What It Means to Be Patriotic

Despite facing criticism that her actions during the World Cup have been un-American, U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe is very patriotic. → Read More

Actually, Abortion Litmus Tests Are A Good Thing

What if abortion litmus tests are actually a really great thing? → Read More

10 Affordable Gift Ideas for Mother's Day That Will Make You Her Favorite Child

Shop Teen Vogue's affordable Mother's Day gift guide where you'll find everything from beauty gifts to plant gifts. → Read More

The Simple, Free Trick That Could Help You Save $10,000

It's three words, costs zero dollars, doesn't require an app download, and could change your life. → Read More

Beto O'Rourke Is Running for President, and Progressive Women Have Mixed Feelings

In his race for the Senate, Beto O'Rourke looked like the future. As a candidate in the most diverse presidential race ever, he feels like the past. → Read More

Three Big Lies From Donald Trump's Border Security Address, Explained

As the second-longest government shutdown in U.S. history drags on, the President continued to bluster for his wall. → Read More

9 Key Races to Watch on Election Day

As the 2018 midterm elections approach, history could be in the making for key races across the country. → Read More

Here's How To Get Out the Vote the Last Weekend Before Midterms

By Lily Herman Millions of people across the country have been hard at work for the past several years hoping to change the political tide in this country. And now, hours of conversations, activism, and organizing all come down to the critical last few days on the campaign trail convincing voters to head to the polls. Not sure if there’s much you can do this late in the game to get out the vote?… → Read More

Taylor Swift's Political Instagram Post Is a Sign of the Post–Brett Kavanaugh Times

Swift's endorsement of Tennessee Democrats is the latest evidence that everything we know about politics may have changed. → Read More