An award-winning journalist, Lynn writes about pop culture, gender, politics, relationships, religion, parenting, and disability, sometimes all at once. She is a veteran features writer for Glamour and a longtime contributing writer at Salon.com, where she was a founding member of the Broadsheet blogging team.
Her work has also appeared in The New York Times (including the Magazine and Book Review), TheNation.com, New York Magazine, NPR.org, The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, and many more. She wrote the “Rabbi’s Wife” column for the former Nextbook.org, from experience. She has also served as advice (dating and otherwise) columnist for MSN.com, Glamour, New York, and Seventeen.
TueNight: Why I Changed My Son’s Last Name to Mine
New York Times Magazine, “Lives”: I Was A Tonya Harding Look-Alike
Babble.com: Raising Girls in Princess Culture
Salon.com: Late Night’s Real Problem
Salon.com: Everybody Hates Mommy
NPR.org: Bottle or Breast: Which is Best?”
Tabletmag.com: Up Against the Man
The New York Times: In Gaming as in Life, The Undersold Female
New York Magazine: The Reproducers
The Simon: A Shire of Her Own
Salon.com: MTV’s Shockingly Good Abortion Special
The Nation: When Teen Pregnancy Is No Accident
Alternet: When Partner Abuse is a Pregnant Belly
Salon.com: The Details of Your Abortion Online?
Salon.com: 10 Reasons Abortion Must Be Covered
The New York Times: Criminals, Like Me
Salon.com: Clump of Cells, or “Microscopic American?”
Salon.com: Shelter from the Storm
Nerve.com: Who are the Feminists For Life?
Nerve.com: Pro-Abortion, Anti-“Choice”
Nerve.com: Let Them Get Cancer
Salon.com: Who You Calling a ‘Midget'”
Salon.com: Is It All Right To Say The Word “Retarded?”
Glamour: They’re Autistic–And They’re In Love (Recipient of a 2010 Mental Health America award for excellence in media)
Nerve.com: A Few Good Eggs
Salon.com/The Guardian: Forgotten Casualties
Health and Psychology
Salon.com: Asexual and Proud!
Salon.com: “My Heart is Back”
Tablet: Rabbis in Recession
Babble.com: Expect the Worst (“Notes from the Underbelly”)
The New York Times: On the Roof, a Weaning from Weeding
Salon.com: Smart Parent Tricks