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  1. encounter
    How Melissa Barrera Came Full CircleIn the Heights took its star back to where she first found the inspiration to pursue her dreams.
  2. reckoning with a reckoning
    Eavesdropping on $5,000 Anti-Racist Dinner PartiesTwo entrepreneurs have built a business dredging up white women’s shame.
  3. 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.
  4. the bigger picture
    Our Mothers, OurselvesMagdalena Wosinska’s family photos will make you want to call your mom.
  5. 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.
  6. family history
    Recognizing My Asian Heritage on FilmHong Kong director Wong Kar-wai’s characters reflected the subtle moods of my home life.
  7. mental health
    The Therapy-App FantasyAn overwhelming demand for professional counseling has spawned slickly marketed companies promising a service they cannot possibly provide.
  8. cut covers
    Abby Phillip Asks the Right QuestionsMedia’s voice of sanity and clarity, in conversation with Gayle King.
  9. covid-19
    This Sexless YearFinally, the singles and the partnered have something in common.
  10. covid-19
    What Should We Wear Now?A year into the pandemic, there are no more dress codes.
  11. covid-19
    A Year of SecretsCOVID-era confessions, from ski trips to lovers to second jobs.
  12. style
    The Fashion Industry Can’t Seem to Get Enough of Carlos NazarioThe stylist did 14 covers in 12 months.
  13. new yawk style
    Thank You, Dr. ZizmorThe newest fashion trend in New York is — unironically, hyper-specifically — New York itself.
  14. power
    Britney Spears Was Never in ControlWhy did I ever believe a teen girl could hold all the power?
  15. asians in america
    Swallowing Our BitternessThe burden of swallowing anti-Asian racism is making America and me sick.
  16. 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.
  17. the body politic
    America Is Back, IndeedWith Biden, we’ve restored our country’s favorite tradition: basic, middling, white patriarchy.
  18. covid-19
    I Tried to Get a ‘Leftover Dose’ of the Vaccine Last NightHundreds of other New Yorkers did, too.
  19. 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.
  20. psychology
    The Memory WarJennifer Freyd accused her father of sexual abuse. Her parents’ attempt to discredit her created a defense for countless sex offenders.
  21. afterimages
    Our Shared UnsharingInstagram couldn’t handle 2020 either.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.”
  24. 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.
  25. abortion rights
    We Know Exactly How Amy Coney Barrett Feels About AbortionDon’t let Republicans pretend otherwise.
  26. cut covers
    Barefoot in QuarantineIna Garten has served up comfort and cocktails for decades. We need that more than ever.
  27. first person
    Aching for AbolitionAs a survivor of sexual violence, I know prison isn’t the answer.
  28. 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.
  29. first person
    Buying Myself BackWhen does a model own her own image?
  30. 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.
  31. the lost season
    Miuccia Prada Is Too Wise for Post-Pandemic Predictions“Designers cannot change the economic system.”
  32. cut covers
    Chika Is for LoversBut even lovers have their limits.
  33. power
    Corey Couldn’t Take It AnymoreA Yale cafeteria worker smashed a monument to slavery, and changed an institution.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. rise and fall
    When We Were Bread HeadsWhat did we want from sourdough? And did we get it after all?
  37. write it
    How These Writers Got a Literary AgentEight writers on finding the best person to represent their work.
  38. encounter
    ‘We Saw This Problem Coming’Lauren Underwood, the youngest Black woman to ever serve in Congress, on remote legislating during a pandemic.
  39. fiction
    Fleishman Is in Lockdown: A Short Story by Taffy Brodesser-AknerA sequel, exclusive to the Cut, in which Dr. Toby Fleishman works through the pandemic at a New York hospital.
  40. what i learned
    Making a New Kind of Space for Each Other“I was born Black. We strive every day to have just a glimmer of hope,” my partner tells me.
  41. photography
    The Afterlife of George Floyd: A Portfolio by Photographer Eli ReedAmerican iconography of a death, history and a Black southern homecoming.
  42. parenting
    The Sacrifice Black Children Shouldn’t Have to MakeThis country prizes Black children’s precocity — insists on it, even, much of the time.
  43. breonna taylor
    A Mother’s Birthday Tribute to Breonna Taylor“It’s hard to breathe without her.”
  44. profile
    Surviving It AllShe’s 92, made it through the Holocaust, and set off for a cruise around the world in February.
  45. celebrity
    Has Isolation Left You Starved for Gossip?Lainey Gossip’s Elaine Lui on what we can learn from celebrity scuttlebutt in a pandemic.
  46. first person
    The Spaces Between UsWhen friends and neighbors run for the hills, small differences in wealth suddenly loom large.
  47. first person
    ‘They Separated Me From My Baby’Hospitals are keeping newborns from their parents over coronavirus fears.
  48. cut covers
    Rah-Rah, BitchesLa’Darius Marshall is the real breakout star of Cheer.
  49. relationships
    Dating in CaptivityGo ahead and reinstall Tinder in self-isolation. Or, if that doesn’t work, join a virtual sext bunker.
  50. dining in
    Just Give In to Alison RomanNow is a great time to accept her culinary authority.
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