Lyz Lenz

Lyz Lenz

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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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Internet banging article
The Daily Dot

Gangs, guns, and tweets: The rise of 'internet banging' | The Daily Dot

Recent research suggests that gang clashes have moved online—and with profound intensity.

Momblogslabor article
The Daily Dot

Is Creating 'Mommy Blog' Content the New Child Labor?

1 in 7 moms in America are bloggers—but how does that affect their kids?

Marawilson article
The Daily Dot

Mara Wilson: How Being a Child Actor Is A Lot Like Being an Adult on Twitter

The new author talks about her book, public grief, and how fans help her fight online harassment.

Jokemommywars article
The Daily Dot

How a Joke Adultery Post Left a Facebook Mom Group Fearing for its Life

Harassers refused to see it as satire—and the group has since shuttered.

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?