Lyz Lenz

Lyz Lenz

I'm a writer.

I've written for all these lovely places you see featured here. Available for your writing needs. Email: Eclenz@gmail.com

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Disneycruise article
Jezebel

My Beautiful Shit-Denying Twisted Fantasy of a Disney Cruise

I went on a magical vacation and thought about murder.

Rings article
The Washington Post

'I Kissed Dating Goodbye' told me to stay pure until marriage. I still ...

On the legacy of purity culture

Moby dick article
lithub.com

Our Language is Ever Updating, But Meaning Remains | Literary Hub

FROM LATIN WORDPLAY TO EMOJI-SPEAK, WE'LL ALWAYS NEED TO NAME THE WORLD

Crowdfunding article
The Daily Dot

Is crowdfunding the new church?

Once the role of churches, helping families in need—and more progressive causes—has become easier through online donation campaigns.

Valentitroll article
The Daily Dot

Inside the psyche of a troll who threatens a child | The Daily Dot

Writer Jessica Valenti quit Twitter after her daughter received a rape threat—but what causes even the worst troll to cross that line?

Mylikesfacebook article
The Daily Dot

That Viral Photo of a Disabled Baby Is Likely a Money-Making Scam

Facebook users appear to be stealing images of children to earn dollars through clicks.

Coombes article
Pacific Standard

‘The Wicked Boy’ and the Capacity for Criminal Rehabilitation — Pacific Standard

Kate Summerscale’s new book is a vivid portrait of how one sensational murder roiled Victorian England. The real story, though, is that of the murderer’s rehabilitation.

Barn burning article
lithub.com

Donald Trump Has Set Fire to America | Literary Hub

ON WILLIAM FAULKNER, WHITE TRASH, AND 400 YEARS OF CLASS WAR

Deafculture article
The Daily Dot

Not everyone is charmed by those videos of babies hearing for the ...

Are they cute videos that celebrate connection—or do they glorify ableism?

Orlando article
The Daily Dot

Why you need to talk to your kids about the Orlando shooting | The ...

It's better that they hear it from you than from school or social media.

Mermaids article
pictorial.jezebel.com

Pictorial The Eternal Allure of the Mermaid

Pictorial The Eternal Allure of the Mermaid

Hillarystory article
Pacific Standard

How America Almost Elected a 13-Year-Old Girl as President — Pacific Standard

Growing up as a girl in an Evangelical world dominated by men, patriotism — or at least a desire for executive power — offered me a way out.

Craiglistguy article
The Daily Dot

We tracked down the Craigslist man who needed 'a feminist tutor

He also has a criminal record.