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Lisa has been quoted in over 250 news and opinion essays and made dozens of media appearances. Below are select links to essays she’s penned for popular consumption and links to her appearances on radio and screen.

Selected essays and interviews:

  • Hookup Culture and the Impact of COVID-19. Scarleteen, June 1, 2020.
  • Why We Need a “Feminine” Economic Re-Opening. Gender & Society, May 13, 2020.
  • Understanding the Rage of White Male Supremacy: An Interview with Lisa Wade. Women’s Media Center, August 29, 2019.
  • Harvard’s Outgoing President Hit a Bull’s-eye When She Banned Single-Sex Social Clubs. Tribune Publishing, February 14, 2018.
  • Confronting Manhood after Trump. Public Books, October 26, 2017.
  • Why Colleges Should Get Rid of Fraternities for Good. TIME, May 19, 2017.
  • The Hidden Cost of Motherhood. Money, May 11, 2017.
  • Rape on Campus: Athletes, Status, and the Sexual Assault Crisis. Salon, March 12, 2017.
  • Is Mass Murder Being Normalized as a Form of Protest? Newsweek, January 17, 2017.
  • The Modern Marriage Trap—and What to Do About It. Money, January 11, 2017.
  • How American Colleges Became Bastions of Booze, Sex, and Entitlement. TIME, January 6, 2017.
  • The Invisible Workload That Drags Women Down. Money, December 29, 2016.
  • Sex on Campus Isn’t What You Think: What 101 Student Journals Taught Me. The Guardian, August 23, 2016.
  • The Hypermasculine Violence of Omar Mateen and Brock Turner. New Republic, June 14, 2016.
  • How ‘Benevolent Sexism’ Drove Dylann Roof’s Racist Massacre. Washington Post, June 21, 2015.
  • Why Trolls Spammed a College’s Rape Reporting System. Salon, December 19, 2013.
  • American Men’s Hidden Crisis: They Need More Friends! Salon, December 7, 2013.
  • Four Things that Lower Your Testosterone. Salon, September 19, 2013.
  • Sex Shocker! Men and Women Aren’t that Different. Salon, September 18, 2013.
  • Seven Surprising Discoveries about Sex. Alternet, September 18, 2013.
  • Yes, Let’s Talk about Race and IQ. Politico, August 22, 2013.
  • 5 Reasons Your “Sexual Peak” Might be Fake. Salon, August 14, 2013.
  • The Hookup Elites. SlateJuly 19, 2013.
  • The Hookup Culture Bogeyman. Los Angeles Times, May 30, 2013.
  • The Growing Cost of Having Kids Is Tipping More Women Towards Ambivalence about Motherhood. Alternet, May 6, 2013.
  • The Orgasm Gap: The Real Reason Women Get Off Less Often Than Men and How to Fix It. AlterNet, April 3, 2013.

  • High Heels Hurt Like Hell: Do Women Wear Them to Signify Class and Status? AlterNet, February 28, 2013.

Radio and Podcast:

  • Booted from Children’s Section of Barnes & Noble for Being a Man? KPCC. June 5, 2012.


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