AMY DENESON is a writer in New York. Her essays have appeared in the New York Times, Salon, and Curve magazine, amongst others. She is currently writing a memoir about growing up in the Christian purity culture.
MAR 2017 | Books
Practices claiming to convert sexual orientation or gender identity and to cure the mental illnesses or developmental disorders that purportedly cause same-sex attraction had been banned in five states and the District of Columbia.
WHAT WE ARE TALKING ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT CANNABIS:
Alyson Martin and Nushin Rashidian with Amy Deneson
APR 2015 | Books
he professional networking organization Women Grow invited investigative journalists Alyson Martin and Nushin Rashidian to discuss their critically acclaimed book A New Leaf with a room full of budding cannabis entrepreneurs.
NOV 2014 | Books
As the daughter of a respected rabbi, Leah Vincent was born into a world that worshiped messiahs, men, and modesty in suburban Pittsburg. A middle child in a Yeshivish family of 13 devoted to an ultra-orthodox sect of Judaism, Vincent writes, I had been groomed to handle menGod, my father, my future husbandwith relentless worship.
JUNE 2017 | ArtSeen
When I experience Kay Rosen’s text-based work, she tickles my inner word-nerd in the mind and heart, oftentimes coaxing a belly laugh. Her current solo exhibition, H Is for House, at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum once again draws out such delight.
JUL-AUG 2015 | Books
Intersex people have been mistreated for a long time. Two doctorsone a professor, the other a surgeonwrote books to shine light on this injustice. In Galileos Middle Finger, Dr. Alice Dreger, a professor of clinical medical humanities and bioethics at Northwestern University, examines the enduring history of unethical medical practices imposed on intersex patients.
DEC 14-JAN 15 | Books
Believing that I am worth waiting for, I make a commitment to God, myself, my family, my friends, my future mate, and my future children to a lifetime of purity including sexual purity from this day until the day I enter a committed, faithful, lifetime marriage.
A Daughters Purity Pledge