Partners Will Be Allowed to Support Women Giving Birth in New York Hospitals

Partners Will Be Allowed to Support Women Giving Birth in New York Hospitals

“In no hospital in New York will a woman be forced to be alone when she gives birth,” says Governor Andrew Cuomo. “Not now, not ever.” In response to two of New York City’s largest hospital systems, NewYork-Presbyterian and Mount Sinai, banning support people for women in labor during the coronavirus pandemic, Cuomo announced an […]

Why I Am Not Leaving New York During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Why I Am Not Leaving New York During the Coronavirus Pandemic

For the most part, the concerned phone calls have stopped. “You’re leaving right? You’re going to …” and then they name some theoretically safer suburb or vacation community that I am not going to go to. But the calls have stopped because it’s too late to leave now. A...
Actress Julia Garner Planned the Ideal New York City Hall Wedding

Actress Julia Garner Planned the Ideal New York City Hall Wedding

While we’re all currently taking a pledge to #stayhome, these weddings took place in the months before the coronavirus pandemic. We hope they’ll bring some joy to your reading list.Actress Julia Garner and musician Mark Foster’s romance started at the...
Why New York Is Encouraging Masturbation in the Time of COVID-19

Why New York Is Encouraging Masturbation in the Time of COVID-19

Over the weekend, the New York City Health Department released its official guide for safer sex practices during the coronavirus pandemic. “All New Yorkers should stay home and minimize contact with others to reduce the spread of COVID-19,” began the memo, before...