Jessica Valenti

The founder of, Jessica Valenti is the author of Full Frontal Feminism; He's a Stud, She's a Slut; and The Purity Myth. She has written for Salon, The Washington Post, The Nation, and others. Her newest book is Why Have Kids?

  • Not Wanting Kids Is Entirely Normal

    Why the ingrained expectation that women should desire to become parents is unhealthy

  • Living in the Shaky Place

    In this essay, which first appeared on Jessica Valenti's personal blog, the editor and writer discusses the post-traumatic response she had to her daughter's premature birth last year.


Where Time Comes From

The clocks that coordinate your cellphone, GPS, and more


Computer Vision Syndrome and You

Save your eyes. Take breaks.


What Happens in 60 Seconds

Quantifying human activity around the world