Megan Friedman

Deputy News Editor at Hearst Digital Media

New York, NY

Megan Friedman

Native South Floridian, current Jersey resident, consistent animal lover and Internet addict. Natural born editor who specializes in lifestyle, culture, travel, and women's issues.


Meet the Political Candidate Who Just Got Endorsed by the Leaders of the Women's March

"I'm not waiting for someone to tap me on the shoulder and tell me it's my turn."

So You Want to Run for Office? Here's How to Get Started.

Because change won't get made unless you put yourself out there.

Former Hillary Staffers Are Not Done Fighting

They dedicated two years of their lives to Clinton's campaign. And they're still going.
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Why Republican Women Are Excited for Trump

"It was the dawning of a new day in America, and I was so happy to see him win."

7 Charts About Abortion Restrictions in Texas

This month, the Supreme Court is set to decide on a case that could determine how women in Texas — and nationwide — get access to abortion.
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Here's Why Young Women Aren't Voting for Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders is a 74-year-old presidential candidate who's attracting a ton of support from people in their 20s, women included.
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This Woman Explained Why She Doesn't Need to Smile on Command. Then the Rape Threats Started.

A few weeks ago, a drunk guy approached McInerny Purmort, and told her she should smile.
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Transgender Model Geena Rocero Wants to Be on the Cover of 'Sports Illustrated'

I spoke to Geena Rocero at the Summit at Sea conference about trans issues, the fashion world, and her agenda for the next U.S. president.

Ronda Rousey: "I've Never Been Happier With How I Look"

The MMA superstar talks body image, the pressure to be sexy, and why being scared is her greatest weapon.

6 Ways Women Can Have a Better Experience on Reddit

Here's how to have fun with Reddit while avoiding the trolls that make it infamous.
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Hammer Thrower Amanda Bingson Was Once Told She Was "Too Fat to Be Seen With"

Amanda Bingson taught the world a thing or two about confidence when she posed nude on the cover of ESPN The Magazine's body issue.
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This Female Game Developer Had to Flee Her Home After Speaking Out About Sexism in Gaming

Being a woman on the Internet can be scary. But being a woman in the video game industry on the Internet could actually be dangerous.
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Megan Friedman

I'm a magazine junkie, in print and online. (I blame my mom, who can never resist a checkout-counter glossy.) I love writing about pop culture, travel and tech — and sometimes a combination of the three.

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