Emily Bazelon

Staff Writer, The New York Times Magazine; Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law, Yale Law School

Emily Bazelon is a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine, the Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law at Yale Law School, and co-host of the “Slate Political Gabfest” podcast. Previously, she was a writer and editor at Slate, where she co-founded the women’s section DoubleX, a Soros media fellow, an editor and writer at Legal Affairs magazine, and a law clerk on the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Bazelon wrote the best-selling Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy and is working on a book about the battle to end mass incarceration.

Videos/Audio of Emily Bazelon

As mainstream attitudes about sex and relationships are seemingly more casual than ever, precise communication between... See more
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A general relaxation of sexual morals has run headlong into a decades-old push to protect children and teens—not only... See more