Lindy West is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. She is the author of Shrill, a memoir, which was adapted into a Hulu series starring Aidy Bryant. Her essays on feminism, social justice, body image and popular culture have been featured in Jezebel, Cosmopolitan and GQ, and on This American Life. From 2014 to 2017 she wrote a weekly political column for The Guardian. She is also the founder of I Believe You/It’s Not Your Fault, an advice blog for teenagers, as well as a reproductive rights destigmatization campaign . She lives in Seattle.