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  1. first person
    Should I Stay Pregnant?For me, being pregnant again means being willing to end it.
  2. payday
    What I Bought With My Oprah’s Book Club MoneyAuthor Tayari Jones never thought her writing would pay the bills. Then, Oprah called.
  3. money
    My Year of Living Like My Rich FriendShopping with her was like buying drugs and doing the drugs, simultaneously.
  4. culture
    Can Kylie Jenner and Jordyn Woods’s Friendship Survive?Kylie has broken up with friends before, and for less.
  5. money
    What Is Enough?Saving money feels like insurance, like proof, like wearing pants.
  6. sex diaries
    The Art Director Sexting on the C TrainThis week’s sex diary.
  7. breakups
    Khloé Kardashian, Tristan Thompson, and the World’s Worst Love TriangleJordyn Woods may have gotten a little too close to the Kardashians.
  8. psychology
    Why Would Somebody Fake a Hate Crime?Exploring the psychology of “factitious victimization” — and how it could be a factor in the Jussie Smollett case.
  9. ask polly
    ‘I’m 17 and No One Understands Me!’You’re trying to stay superior, to keep yourself safe.
  10. first person
    I Posted the Viral Photo of Angelina Jolie Selling Dog Treats With Her KidsOn the picture that made me reconsider fame, including my own.
  11. abortion rights
    Maybe the Only Way to Know What’s Wrong With Abortion in America Is to Have OneExperience showed me how much I didn’t know.
  12. sex diaries
    The Woman Worried She’ll Never Meet Her Polyamorous Boyfriend’s ParentsThis week’s sex diary.
  13. indigenous peoples' march
    What It Felt Like to Stare Down the MAGA TeensI watched as tribal elder Nathan Phillips responded to bigotry with grace.
  14. media
    Krista Tippet Is a ReligionThe ‘On Being’ host has become the guru to “spiritual but not religious” seekerdom — and made NPR the center of a new New Age.
  15. my two cents
    ‘I Make a Six-Figure Salary But I’m Still Always Broke’There is a way to train your brain to stop wanting to buy things, even after years and years of feeling like you need them.
  16. mental health
    Women Battling Their Hormones Are Demanding to Be HeardWhat happened after we published “Listening to Estrogen,” an investigation into how little doctors know about hormones and mental health.
  17. sex diaries
    The Editor Wondering Where Her Sex Drive WentThis week’s sex diary.
  18. power
    The Best Moments From Today’s Historic Swearing-in CeremonyWelcome to a new era of Congress.
  19. science of us
    Listening to EstrogenHormones have always been a third rail in female mental health. They may also be a skeleton key.
  20. crime
    The Serial Killer and the ‘Less Dead’Samuel Little may have murdered more people than anyone in U.S. history. This is the story of how he was caught — and why he almost got away.
  21. the body politic
    The Imagined Threat of a Woman Who Governs Like a ManThe very idea of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez using her power has the men in Washington running scared.
  22. talking to
    What Can The Favourite and Mary Queen of Scots Teach Us About Sex?In pre-modern times, same-sex intimacy was an accepted part of the culture.
  23. reading the signs
    Melania Trump’s Blonde BombshellAs ever, the First Lady says one thing and performs its opposite.
  24. power
    Jazmine Headley’s Arrest Shows the Danger of Mothering While BlackIt’s strange to feel heartened when someone who should never have been arrested is released.
  25. talking to
    Inside the Mind of a PlagiaristAfter recent scandals in the poetry world, the Cut spoke to three women with a history of plagiarism.
  26. power
    History Will Recall, George Bush Did Nothing at AllI can’t forget the ways George H.W. Bush failed people with AIDS.
  27. sex diaries
    The Sleep Consultant Who’s Fine Knowing Her Relationship Is TerminalThis week’s sex diary.
  28. profile
    Lena Dunham Comes to Terms With HerselfShe’s mostly done making herself the subject of the story.
  29. power
    How Did Larry Nassar Deceive So Many for So Long?Everyone believed the predatory trainer who may have just brought down USA Gymnastics.
  30. profiles
    We Thought We Knew Faith, Until We Didn’tThe making of a white-nationalist poster girl.
  31. the body politic
    The New Face of Power Is Taking ShapeWhile the midterms were a step forward, the fight for true representation wages on.
  32. 2018 midterms
    This Vote Is About AbortionMake no mistake, your right to choose is at stake.
  33. 2018 midterms
    Can a Trump Voter Change Her Mind?Five Republicans on how they’ll vote on Tuesday.
  34. gun violence
    Before and After Route 91A year after she was shot in the face at the Las Vegas massacre, Natalie Grumet is still reconstructing her life.
  35. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh: Such a BrettThe hearing was a grotesque spectacle of prep-school swagger.
  36. the body politic
    What a Good BoyIn the end, Brett Kavanaugh proved that he’s exactly what Republicans want for the Supreme Court.
  37. #metoo
    What I Know About Jian GhomeshiIt’s exactly what his new essay is trying to make us forget.
  38. new york state primaries
    Inside Cynthia Nixon’s Primary Night PartyFilled with beers and boos for Cuomo, the mood stayed hopeful despite defeat.