On Me, Writing, and Lovergirl
Another Kind of Monster is Born
Introducing the Queen (of Hearts)
On Hitchcock, Giving Up, and Being an Artist
You Don’t Have to Take Everything Off to be Beautiful
Keeping Sex Complicated
On “Real” Men
Slut-Shaming: The Gift that Keeps on Giving
Interview with Steven Klein: On Art, Madonna, and Identity
Why Gravity Falls Flat
Why I Love Mindy Kaling
Honesty in Dating, R.I.P.
Mother Misfit and the Absence of Sex (Appeal)
I Was an LAPD Reject (part one)
On Miley, Disney, Elton, and the Lost Art of Creativity
An Ode to Love
I Was an LAPD Reject (part two)
12 Years a Slave, Torture Porn, and the Unfortunate Problem of American Apathy
I Was an LAPD Reject (part three)
I Was an LAPD Reject (part four)
Waiting for Hefner
Haters Gonna Hate
Deconstructing Dahlia: The FM Magazine Interview
A Self-Portrait in Stages: Part One, Or How I Ended Up in Berlin
A Self-Portrait in Stages: Part Two, En Route to Berlin
A Self-Portrait in Stages: Part Three, In Love with Berlin
Queen of Hearts: A Novel by Dahlia Schweitzer (excerpt)
A Self-Portrait in Stages: Part Four, Leaving NYC
Dallas Buyers Club: The FDA, Then and Now — When Did Things Get So Screwed Up?
A Self-Portrait in Stages: Part Five, Willkommen in Berlin
In Praise of Selfies: Work It, Girl
A Self-Portrait in Stages: The End & Beginnings, Berlin and LA
Dear Perks of Being a Wallflower: Thank You
Get Off Your Ass
I’ll See You Maybe: Our Culture of Unaccountability
Miss Longsuffering, Mr. Douchebag, and the Tale We’ve Heard a Million Times Before
Why Self-Publishing is Awesome (and Why Full-Time Writing Doesn’t Work)
The Politics of Sex(uality)
Dear Xanax, I Love You
New Year, New You: Just Own It
Can You Be Friends (with Benefits)?
Hey Guys, Carpe That Fucking Diem Already
Danger, Danger! Red Flags Ahead!
In Real Life, Images Are Larger Than They Appear
Faux-Lesbians, Victoria’s Secret, and the Case of the Missing CEO
Love is a Peculiar Thing
It Takes Two (to Watch TV)
I’m Back, Bitches — And I’m Bossy
Fuck You Pink
An Artist’s Manifesto
On HBO’s Girls and Hannah and Why She Matters
Kurt Cobain Twenty Years Later: After the Nevermind
Kurt Cobain Twenty Years Later: Moments of Silence
The Not-So-Magical Secret to Making Time to Write
Cindy Sherman’s Office Killer: Another Kind of Monster
How Alive Are You Willing To Be?
Dear Johnny, Rest in Peace
The Very White (and Very Male) Face of Late Night Television
The Myth of the Rom-Com-Romance (aka Don’t Touch My Spikes)
Pictures of You, 20 Years Later: A Goth Flashback
When There is Nothing Left to Say
I Am Hated For Who I Am
How Many Deaths Are Enough?
Why the Movement to Boycott Israel Disgusts and Disappoints Me
Armour and Artifice
On Being Queer and Jewish — And Why Neither Should Matter
He Wanted to Break Me — Or Why I Won’t Judge Janay Palmer
No, But Are You REALLY Gay?
What’s Really Missing in Gone Girl
Why National Coming Out Day is Really No Big Deal
Nikki Sudden: The Coolest Man in the Room
I Choose Olivia
AIDS Awareness Day
The Dangerous Lesson of Whiplash — And Why I Hated It
Baudrillard, Fake Boobs, and the Blinding White of a New Set of Veneers
Why Hillary’s Logo Really IS as Bad as Everyone is Saying
All Fury, No Soul: Why Mad Max Left Me Empty and Disappointed
Marilyn Monroe: Artist and Auteur
Why Your Hipster T-Shirt Doesn’t Make You a Feminist
Pretty Little Transgenders
On World Teacher’s Day, Support Humane Treatment of Educators
It’s Just Hair
Why Gaga’s Bowie Left Me Empty
Hillary Clinton Rewrites AIDS History
Office Killer with Cindy Sherman in NYC
Office Killer Finds Its Place
I Don’t Want Prayers. I Want Gay Rights.
Why Are We So Furious With Girls?
White People, Step Up
Minority of One
Where’s the Music?
Taylor Swift as Unruly Woman
#MeToo, of course
Enough About Harvey
OUT 2.10.18 — Going Viral: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World
LA + DC: Save the Date(s)!
Tempting Fate: Bringing Dangerous Pathogens to Life (in Our Backyard)
Introducing…Going Viral: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World
Our Government’s War on Women (and Free Speech) Wages On… Stop SESTA-FOSTA!
Let’s Not Watch Roseanne, OK?
Why Are White Women Unhappy?
Forget about Your Feelings. Look at the Facts.
Just Some Facts (About Israel and the Myth of Apartheid)
A Case for Clemency: Why the Menendez Brothers Should Be Released
The Problem With A Star Is Born
Why Shrill Sabotages Its Own Empowerment Message
“Mom, I am a rich man.”
L.A. Private Eyes Launch Event This Week (and More!)
Not Ready to Make Nice
How Madonna Became Gaga (and Gaga Became Stefani)
Tarantino’s Love Letter to Trump
Why We Need to Put Pizzazz in Impeachment (and Rebuild America’s Educational System)
When Dave Chappelle tried to make a room full of people laugh at me, it backfired, and they laughed at him. But I’m not laughing.
If Only Elizabeth Warren Would Sit Down and Shut Up — Then She Would be Perfect!
Pandemics, Contagion, and Fear, part 1
If fear is their lifeblood, why didn’t Trump and the Republican Party embrace the Coronavirus?
Pandemics, Contagion, and Fear, part 2
Pandemics, Contagion, and Fear, part 3
Pandemics, Contagion, and Fear, part 4
From AIDS to Corona, Silence=Death
Construction Workers Are Not Disposable