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  1. self
    Giving Birth in the End TimesWriter Emily Holleman stares down the apocalypse and into the terrifying optimism of motherhood.
  2. power
    Simone Biles Chose Herself“I should have quit way before Tokyo.”
  3. encounter
    Where Are Indigenous Designers in the Met’s New Exhibit?Korina Emmerich is the only one included in “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion.”
  4. fall fashion
    My Endless Search for American FashionWhen I started my career, I saw the potential for an American style that was beautiful, uncomplicated, and singular. Where has it gone?
  5. fall fashion
    The Red-Pilling of Kitson, the Celebrity Go-To of the AughtsIt was where Paris and Lindsay shopped for Von Dutch hats and Juicy Couture. Now its owner is pushing something even more popular: conspiracies.
  6. work
    What Happens When All Your Co-workers Quit?As a record number of Americans leave their jobs, those who can’t are working themselves sick.
  7. encounter
    Gossiping With Tabloid Icon Cindy AdamsThe stalwart of the New York Post gets ready to tell all — kind of.
  8. mental health
    Meet My Multiple MesPeople with dissociative identity disorder have started presenting their selves on YouTube to rapturous fans.
  9. restorative justice
    Can ‘Bad Men’ Ever Change?Would face-to-face meetings between a victim and an abuser — a form of restorative justice — help a society overwhelmed with toxic behavior?
  10. it’s a dog’s market
    It’s a Dog’s MarketAdopting used to be a good thing that good people could do. These days, you’re probably not good enough.
  11. encounter
    Sam Jay Is Still Figuring It OutAnd so is her late-night show, Pause.
  12. media
    The Sound of My InboxThe financial promise of email newsletters has launched countless micropublications that have, in turn, created a new literary genre.
  13. essential workers
    They Sewed Protective Masks and Gowns. Who Protected Them?Three L.A. Apparel garment workers on the company’s deadly COVID outbreak last year, when 375 people in one warehouse tested positive.
  14. pride month
    An Oral History of the Lesbian AvengersThe fire-breathing activists behind the annual Dyke March are my queer heroes.
  15. encounter
    How Melissa Barrera Came Full CircleIn the Heights took its star back to where she first found the inspiration to pursue her dreams.
  16. reckoning with a reckoning
    Eavesdropping on $5,000 Anti-Racist Dinner PartiesTwo entrepreneurs have built a business dredging up white women’s shame.
  17. cut covers
    Where Would Food Be Without Padma Lakshmi?The food expert and author speaks with Sohla El-Waylly about this past year’s reckoning, double standards, and bringing inclusivity to the table.
  18. the bigger picture
    Our Mothers, OurselvesMagdalena Wosinska’s family photos will make you want to call your mom.
  19. first person
    My Mother in ThereThat was her, in an iPhone, a hospital bed, and my memories, free of her sickness for the first time in 40 years.
  20. family history
    Recognizing My Asian Heritage on FilmHong Kong director Wong Kar-wai’s characters reflected the subtle moods of my home life.
  21. mental health
    The Therapy-App FantasyAn overwhelming demand for professional counseling has spawned slickly marketed companies promising a service they cannot possibly provide.
  22. cut covers
    Abby Phillip Asks the Right QuestionsMedia’s voice of sanity and clarity, in conversation with Gayle King.
  23. covid-19
    This Sexless YearFinally, the singles and the partnered have something in common.
  24. covid-19
    What Should We Wear Now?A year into the pandemic, there are no more dress codes.
  25. covid-19
    A Year of SecretsCOVID-era confessions, from ski trips to lovers to second jobs.
  26. style
    The Fashion Industry Can’t Seem to Get Enough of Carlos NazarioThe stylist did 14 covers in 12 months.
  27. new yawk style
    Thank You, Dr. ZizmorThe newest fashion trend in New York is — unironically, hyper-specifically — New York itself.
  28. power
    Britney Spears Was Never in ControlWhy did I ever believe a teen girl could hold all the power?
  29. asians in america
    Swallowing Our BitternessThe burden of swallowing anti-Asian racism is making America and me sick.
  30. power
    Marilyn Manson ‘Almost Destroyed Me’Game of Thrones actress Esmé Bianco says her relationship with the singer left her with physical scars and PTSD.
  31. the body politic
    America Is Back, IndeedWith Biden, we’ve restored our country’s favorite tradition: basic, middling, white patriarchy.
  32. covid-19
    I Tried to Get a ‘Leftover Dose’ of the Vaccine Last NightHundreds of other New Yorkers did, too.
  33. the body politic
    The Only Strategy Left for DemocratsAfter this week, the mandate is clear: Make people’s lives better. And stop trying to placate Republicans.
  34. psychology
    The Memory WarJennifer Freyd accused her father of sexual abuse. Her parents’ attempt to discredit her created a defense for countless sex offenders.
  35. afterimages
    Our Shared UnsharingInstagram couldn’t handle 2020 either.
  36. power
    Trump Lost, But My Brother’s Still in a Far-Right MilitiaThe Cut spoke with someone who knows what it’s like to lose a family member to conservative propaganda.
  37. the body politic
    Stacey Abrams On Finishing the Job In Georgia“It can be undone just as quickly and as effectively as we did it.”
  38. four long years
    The Birth of an Extraordinary Modern Progressive MovementThe last four years have been an era of radical right-wing rule in Washington — and of remarkable left-wing populist response.
  39. abortion rights
    We Know Exactly How Amy Coney Barrett Feels About AbortionDon’t let Republicans pretend otherwise.
  40. cut covers
    Barefoot in QuarantineIna Garten has served up comfort and cocktails for decades. We need that more than ever.
  41. first person
    Aching for AbolitionAs a survivor of sexual violence, I know prison isn’t the answer.
  42. q&a
    How a Marriage Survives a CultSarah Edmondson and Nippy Ames, stars of the HBO docuseries The Vow, on escaping NXIVM and what came after.
  43. first person
    Buying Myself BackWhen does a model own her own image?
  44. back to school
    You Could Get Us All Sent HomeCollege students have been left to police each other for COVID infractions, fostering a climate of paranoia, finger-pointing, and mistrust.
  45. the lost season
    Miuccia Prada Is Too Wise for Post-Pandemic Predictions“Designers cannot change the economic system.”
  46. cut covers
    Chika Is for LoversBut even lovers have their limits.
  47. power
    Corey Couldn’t Take It AnymoreA Yale cafeteria worker smashed a monument to slavery, and changed an institution.
  48. family
    Why Did These YouTubers Give Away Their Son?Myka and James Stauffer adopted a toddler from China and shared every step of the process with their online audience. Except the last.
  49. overloaded
    When Becky Yells at YouAn excerpt from Shayla Lawson’s new book, This Is Major, about working alongside a white woman with a massive inferiority complex.
  50. rise and fall
    When We Were Bread HeadsWhat did we want from sourdough? And did we get it after all?
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