Writing

Here is a selection of my writing clips. For additional work, visit my Contently portfolio.

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Dating with a Disability / Dec. 2016
Drowning Without Water / July 2017

BUSTLE

How To Respond To Gender Bias In The Workplace / Mar. 2017
How The United States Ranks In Gender Equality / Mar. 2017
Trump’s Reversal Of Transgender Bathroom Guidelines Is Something Every Feminist Should Be Concerned About / Feb. 2017
Why I Oppose Betsy DeVos As A Disabled Person / Feb. 2017
12 Super Bowl Memes For Patriots Fans / Feb. 2017
13 Cheap Valentine’s Day Trips / Feb. 2017
12 Random Things That People Have Called My Disability / Feb. 2017
We’ve Been Talking About Serge Kovaleski All Wrong / Jan. 2017
This Is How Devastating Repealing The ACA Would Be / Jan. 2017
How To Deal With A Partner Who Has Baggage / Jan. 2017
8 LGBTQ Activists Share What “Love Means Love” Means / Dec. 2016
50 Things To Do If You Hate Resolutions
/ Dec. 2016
15 New Year’s Resolutions For Being A Better Ally / Dec. 2016
The Modern Love Club Offers Feminist Matchmaking / Dec. 2016
7 Ways To Support Sexual Assault Survivors / Nov. 2016
9 Women Baby Boomers On Hillary Clinton’s Possible Victory / Nov. 2016
Why I Couldn’t Leave Hillary Clinton’s Victory Party — Even When I Knew She Lost / Nov. 2016
14 Tweets That Explain What Disability Discrimination Is Like / Nov. 2016
Why Disability Simulations Don’t Always Help You Understand A Disability / Oct. 2016
15 First Date Tips From Dating Coaches / Oct. 2016
Hijabi Ballerina Stephanie Kurlow Is Breaking Down Boundaries / Oct. 2016
A Small Selection Of Times Donald Trump Offended Me As A Person With A Disability / Oct. 2016
7 Reasons To Have Slow Sex / Oct. 2016
13 Microaggressions People With Disabilities Face On A Daily Basis / Sep. 2016
What Really Goes On At A Beauty Conference / Sep. 2016
Can You Be Allergic To Tampons? / Sep. 2016

More Bustle stories here.

AMNEWYORK

The Strand Bookstore at 90: Co-owner Nancy Bass Wyden looks back – and ahead / June 2017 – cover story
Little-known stories behind 8 popular murals
 / Mar. 2017
Movies filmed in NYC: ‘Godfather’ and more / Mar. 2017
Katz’s Delicatessen of ‘When Harry Met Sally’ dishes on ‘perfect’ pastrami sandwich, more
 / Sep. 2016
House of Yes: A magical Bushwick space for theater, dance and brunch / Sep. 2016
‘The Get Down,’ on Netflix, brings back the Boogie Down Bronx
/ Aug. 2016
‘Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience’ at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum: A sneak peek / July 2016
Inside Daybreaker, a morning dance party where everyone’s sober / July 2016
Secrets of Koreatown / July 2016
‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ book celebrated at Strand Bookstore / July 2016
NYC pride parade 2016: Thousands celebrate in the biggest LGBT pride march in the worldJune 2016
‘Hamilton’ inspires a booming cottage industry / June 2016 – cover story
Schumer: Ban gun sales to people on terrorist watch lists / June 2016
From Astoria to Park Slope: Street murals changing communities / June 2016 – cover story
Orlando nightclub shooting survivor Patience Carter, an NYU student, describes her ordeal / June 2016 – cover story

More amNY stories here.

ROMPER

The One Lesson I’m So Grateful My Mom Taught Me / May 2017

THE MIDTOWN GAZETTE

Who’s a New Yorker? Chick-fil-A knows / Oct. 2015
Data scientists find lower salaries, greater fulfillment in public sector / Oct. 2015
One year later, does New York still recognize the yellow umbrella? / Oct. 2015
Books of Wonder turns 35, cautiously / Sep. 2015

CHINA.ORG.CN

Engineer promotes China-South Korea nanotech research / July 2014
Mark Levine’s memoir opens a window into China / June 2014
Foreign photographers to capture the essence of Beijing / May 2014

DIYMFA.COM

Thumbs Up for “Fakebook” / July 2014
“Danse Macabre” and How to Make History Come Alive / June 2014
Redefining Teen Romance: On Writing Sex, Love and Emotions / May 2014 – selected for DIYMFA.com’s List of Most Impactful Articles of 2014
The Picture Book Behind “What Does the Fox Say?” / Mar. 2014
Celebrating the Release of “Battle Bunny” / Oct. 2013
Creative Writing Lessons From a Reporter / Aug. 2013

THE DURHAM VOICE

At 10th Harvest Dinner, SEEDS shows local gardening can help tie communities together / Oct. 2013

HER CAMPUS

Why the Word ‘Partner’ is Better Than ‘Boy/Girlfriend’ / Feb. 2014

EVERYDAYAMBASSADOR.ORG

A Day in the Life of a Social Media Addict / June 2014
5 IRL Things That Say More About You Than Your Facebook Can / June 2014
The Importance of Mindful Listening / May 2014