It’s Important To Talk About Monica Lewinsky. Here’s Why.


The public assessment of Monica Lewinsky post-affair, post-scandal, post-blue dress and beret seemed to fall squarely in two camps: that she was was a slut – a bad girl looking for a good time, or she was an impressionable little girl who was preyed upon, taken advantage of by a man in a position of considerable power.

>> My latest piece about Lewinsky (and “power relationships,” and double standards) is up now.

Why Aren’t We Talking About the Girl Who Turned Down James Franco?


I’ve got some feelings about this. I am impressed that she turned Franco down. I am also weirdly proud of her. I want to give her a high-five. And a hug, since of course the Collective Asshole of the Internet turned its claws on her once the story broke.

>>> Read the whole essay on Luna Luna Mag.