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When I first started doing any journalism, there was one moment I arrived upon that felt very relieving. It was the moment I finally identified a process for pragmatically doing it—the steps I needed to take to get organized, and the moving parts that needed to be in place before I could start writing. Once I'd identified those, the world (of journalism, anyway) opened up to me. Before then, it felt more like I was struggling to tread in a choppy ocean, and...
Women of Brooklyn, rejoice: two of your own are breaking the glass—er, silicone—ceiling when it comes to closing the pleasure gap. Only one in four women feels that their sexual needs are met, and yet, up until last week, Kickstarter had an unofficial, but kind of official, policy when it came to preventing sex toys from crowd-funding on the site. But a new toy known as “Fin,” the brainchild of Alexandra Fine, a Greenpoint-based psychology grad and...
In a relatively short span of time, Kickstarter has completed changed the way movies are funded—and thus made, exhibited, talked about. But it’s still an evolving model. Respectively specializing in narrative, nonfiction and genre films, Schoenbrun, Cook and Schmalz work with Kickstarter filmmakers on their campaigns, which means crafting an identity for a project, and building and sustaining an audience—and are branching out into a more public role, facilitating programs and mentorship opportunities to...
Scroll through the Emily Books website and—framed in hot pink—you’ll see a collection of titles by women that feels more like a secret handshake than a business plan. There are books about witches and sex work, pregnancy and abortion, best friends and substance abuse. There’s a small homage to #FerranteFever; Elena Ferrante, the pseudonymous author of the cultishly adored Neapolitan Trilogy, is one of only a handful of writers who appears more than once...

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