Alex Morris

8 articles

The War on Planned Parenthood

“As an American woman, I currently have less reproductive autonomy than I would have had the day I was born.”

Colony Collapse

The rise, and rise, of bee mortality in America.


How Exactly Do You Teach Femininity?

As a teenage sales clerk, Monica Prata noticed that men were coming into stores with an interest in women’s clothing and makeup. So she decided to become a “feminine image consultant.”


The Forsaken

On the rise in gay teens who are cast out by their families.


The Carefully Cultivated Soul of SoulCycle

On the casting process for New York’s cult leader-like spin instructors.


The Prettiest Boy in the World

A profile of Andrej Pejic, a model who walks the runway in both men and women’s clothing.

For even a moderately vain female, spending time with Pejic is like losing a race to someone who’s not even running: If he were not a man, he would be the most beautiful woman I have ever seen in the flesh—which, in his case, is flawless and poreless and has an English-rose luster.


The Cuddle Puddle of Stuyvesant High School

The social rituals of the pansexual, bi-queer, metroflexible New York teen.


A Homeless City in the Woods

A crusading minister has built a forested Utopia for the itinerant and destitute. But is a social experiment what they’re looking for, or just a place to live?