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Roxane Gay

  1. feminism
    Inside the Near Meltdown of the Roxane Gay–Christina Hoff Sommers TourA rowdy crowd, an attempt to suppress the video via a legal threat, and ongoing controversy over the host — it didn’t turn out as planned.
  2. vulture festival 2018
    You Can Stream These Vulture Festival Events LiveFrom our studio to your couch.
  3. vulture festival 2018
    Vulture Festival Is This Weekend! Full Line-up Here!In its fifth year in NYC, the pop-culture extravaganza will include Ava DuVernay, Claire Danes, Tracy Morgan, and so much more.
  4. interview
    ‘Argument Can Actually Be Joyful’: Women, Critics, and What It Means to Be SharpA new book looks back on the careers of Joan Didion, Susan Sontag, Nora Ephron, and more.
  5. spring preview
    10 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This SpringNew works from Roxane Gay, David Sedaris, Rachel Kushner, Curtis Sittenfeld, and more.
  6. one grand books
    Roxane Gay’s 10 Favorite BooksEdith Wharton, Samantha Irby, Alice Walker, and more.
  7. Phoebe Robinson’s 10 Favorite BooksRoxane Gay, Zora Neale Hurston, and more
  8. Gabrielle Union’s 10 Favorite BooksAlice Walker, Toni Morrison, and more.
  9. me too
    25 Famous Women on Sexual Harassment and AssaultReese Witherspoon, Viola Davis, and more who have spoken out during the Harvey Weinstein case, and others who shared their stories well before now.
  10. treat yourself
    25 Famous Women on Their Biggest SplurgesMariah Carey, Lady Gaga, Oprah, and more on their most extravagant purchases.
  11. self control
    25 Famous Women on Their Guilty PleasuresGwyneth Paltrow, Martha Stewart, Taraji P. Henson, and more on indulgences they can’t turn down.
  12. reading lists
    25 Famous Women on Their Favorite BooksReading recommendations from Margaret Atwood, Zadie Smith, Sonia Sotomayor, and more.
  13. far and wide
    25 Famous Women on the Pleasures of TravelingChrissy Teigen, Martha Stewart, Joan Didion, and more share their fondest memories.
  14. advice
    25 Famous Women on How to Be ProductiveShonda Rhimes, Joan Didion, Yayoi Kusama, and more on productivity and the benefits of procrastination.
  15. sex lives
    25 Famous Women on OrgasmsOn faking it, demanding one, and using creative tactics.
  16. choices
    25 Famous Women on Quitting or Keeping Your Day JobEmma Stone baked dog treats. Fran Lebowitz drove a cab. Nancy Meyers made cheesecake.
  17. politics
    Roxane Gay Calls Out Simon & Schuster After They Drop Milo Yiannopoulos“They did not finally ‘do the right thing’ and now we know where their threshold, pun intended, lies.”
  18. money meets mouth
    Roxane Gay Pulled Her Book From Simon & Schuster to Protest Milo YiannopoulosDespite Simon & Schuster’s reassurances that alt-right troll Milo Yiannopoulos’s book would not contain hate speech, author Roxane Gay has chosen to pull her upcoming book from the publisher, saying she “just couldn’t bring [her]self” to turn it in. 
  19. money meets mouth
    Roxane Gay Pulled Her Book From Simon & Schuster to Protest Milo“I guess I’m putting my money where my mouth is.”
  20. most anticipated of 2017
    25 of the Most Exciting Book Releases for 2017Stretch out your preorder finger for releases from George Saunders, Roxane Gay, Paula Hawkins, and more.
  21. rising above it all
    25 Famous Women on Overcoming RejectionSylvia Plath, Yoko Ono, Misty Copeland, and more women on rising above it all.
  22. body positivity
    25 Famous Women on Body ImageBody positivity from Serena Williams, Meryl Streep, Adele, and more.
  23. sequential art
    Roxane Gay and Ta-Nehisi Coates Are Co-writing a Marvel ComicA Black Panther spinoff.
  24. love and war
    25 Famous Women on CryingFrom Tina Fey to Condoleezza Rice.
  25. gallery
    Every Stage of Womanhood, CapturedMarjorie Salvaterra’s Her: Meditations on Being Female.
  26. Amy Schumer and the Internet Are Not Happy About This Whole Plus-Size ThingIt’s kind of insane.
  27. reel life
    Roxane Gay Nabbed Her Own MovieAnd it stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
  28. the industry
    Gina Prince-Bythewood to Direct Novel AdaptationGugu Mbatha-Raw will star.
  29. There Was An Actually Good Debate on TwitterSometimes, late at night, Twitter is worth it.
  30. writers
    25 Famous Women on Writing Their Own StoriesThe power (and challenges) of self-reflection.
  31. pc police
    ‘Politically Correct’ Means Not Ignoring WomenAccording to a new study.
  32. movies
    Why Aren’t There More Movies Like Love & Basketball?Why the cult romance — and Lena Dunham favorite — still matters.
  33. outtakes
    Lena Dunham and Roxane Gay on Love & Basketball“Gina Prince-Bythewood is fucking awesome and needs to be making way more movies than she is.”
  34. in conversation
    Roxane Gay and Lena Dunham on Online Criticism“It is hard to be criticized and it is hard to change, but it also feels good.”
  35. vulture recommends
    Last-Chance Beach Reads: 12 Books for the Final Days of SummerBonus: These engrossing books will double as a shield against any sand kicked in your face. 
  36. overnights
    Outlander Series Premiere Recap: A Thoroughly Modern WomanWelcome to 18th-century Scotland — and our Outlander recap.
  37. vulture recommends
    8 Books You Need to Read This AugustRoxane Gay, Amy Bloom, and more.