Jenny Hollander
Senior editor. Hopelessly British. Big fan of goldfish crackers. Hanging out in NYC; unsure what to do when it's not raining all the time.

The Real Problem With The Gun Violence Plot On '13 Reasons Why'

Spoilers ahead for 13 Reasons Why Season 2. The first season of 13 Reasons Why dealt exclusively in tired high school tropes. The beautiful, victimized young woman. The evil predator. The vanilla "nice guy," the brutal jock, the bullied outcast.…
By Jenny Hollander

Here's Why Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto Won't Read This Article

You've heard a lot of would-be politicians talk about what they'll do on Day One. Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto made good on her promise: As America's first-ever Latina senator, she gathered all the Latinas in Congress to discuss their…
By Jenny Hollander

Interview Transcript Of Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto's ‘Latina To Latina’ Podcast Episode

Each and every day, when Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto gets to work, she thinks about how lucky she is. There's so much history in the halls of Congress, and the weight of it amazes her each and every morning, she tells Alicia Menendez in the seventh…
By Jenny Hollander

Why Daisy Auger-Dominguez's Grandmother Never Taught Her To Cook

Raised in the Dominican Republic, Daisy Auger-Dominguez moved to The United States when she was 16 years old. It was a shock. Literally, a shock: "I moved a couple of weeks before Halloween, and I had never experienced an American Halloween," she…
By Jenny Hollander

Interview Transcript Of Daisy Auger-Dominguez's ‘Latina To Latina’ Podcast Episode

Growing up with her grandparents in the Dominican Republic, nobody taught Daisy Auger-Dominguez to cook or to clean. Her grandmother "was really intentional about that," Auger-Dominguez says in an interview with host Alicia Menendez for Latina to…
By Jenny Hollander

Melania Will Be Hospitalized For For A Week — Here's What Her Recovery Could Look Like

On Monday, CNN broke the news that First Lady Melania Trump had been hospitalized. She had undergone kidney surgery in an attempt to treat an issue her office described as "benign," according to CNN, and will stay there for the rest of the week. Her…
By Jenny Hollander

How One Scathing Review Made 'Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez Bring The Fire

Before she was the indomitable Angelica Schuyler in Hamilton, Mandy Gonzalez played gutsy Nina Rosario in In The Heights and Elphaba in Wicked. But what all the Broadway superstar's most famous roles have in common is the "insider-outsider" dynamic,…
By Jenny Hollander

Interview Transcript Of Mandy Gonzalez's ‘Latina To Latina’ Podcast Episode

Mandy Gonzalez isn't surprised that many of the student activists behind March for Our Lives have theater backgrounds. "Kids that are in theater, they know how to stand up in front of an audience," the Broadway legend tells host Alicia Menendez in…
By Jenny Hollander

You Can't Bring Guns To Trump's NRA Speech (Still) — But Nothing Else Is The Same

Eight months after 58 festivalgoers were gunned down in Las Vegas, and three months after 17 people were fatally shot at a Florida high school, President Trump will headline the National Rifle Association convention. The annual gathering honors what…
By Jenny Hollander

Hell No, Women & Femmes Shouldn’t Join The Boy Scouts

The Boy Scouts of America boasts a rich history of discrimination. To this day, no atheist or agnostic young person can be a Scout. Until last year, no transgender, gender-neutral, or otherwise non-cis young person could be a Scout. And until 2013,…
By Jenny Hollander

Natalia Oberti Noguera On Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

When Natalia Oberti Noguera walks into Bustle's studio to record Latina to Latina, she announces, "I can only be a part of this if you have someone who is black," according to host Alicia Menendez. It's a theme she raises all the time. "You gave the…
By Jenny Hollander

Interview Transcript Of Natalia Oberti Noguera's ‘Latina To Latina’ Podcast Episode

What would a straight white guy do? It's a question constantly on the mind of Pipeline Angels founder and CEO Natalia Oberti Noguera, who credits Cindy Gallop with popularizing the sentiment. In a frank conversation with Latina to Latina host Alicia…
By Jenny Hollander

Why It Matters That A Mostly Male Jury Found Bill Cosby Guilty

It took two criminal trials, 24 jurors, and more than 60 accusers for Bill Cosby to be brought to justice. On Thursday, after deliberating for 13 hours, a jury of seven men and five women declared Bill Cosby guilty of three counts of felony assault.…
By Jenny Hollander

How Cristela Alonzo Is Carving Out Room For Stories Like Hers

There are a few ways you may have become familiar with Cristela Alonzo. Maybe you loved her spunky character Cruz Ramirez in Cars 3, or you remember her 2014 ABC sitcom, Cristela, a comedy loosely based on her own family that Alonzo created, wrote,…
By Jenny Hollander

Interview Transcript For Cristela Alonzo's ‘Latina To Latina’ Podcast Episode

Whatever happens next, Cristela Alonzo has already made history. In 2014, she became the first Latina to create, write, produce, and star in her own network sitcom, the well-reviewed Cristela. Yet, her show was cancelled after a single season —…
By Jenny Hollander

Sunny Hostin Wants You To “Do You”

Sunny Hostin has lived many lives. She's been a federal prosecutor, a TV personality, a mom, and a host on a daytime talk show — just to name a few of her accomplishments. But in every one of her lives, Hostin tells host Alicia Menendez in Latina to…
By Jenny Hollander

Interview Transcript Of Sunny Hostin's ‘Latina To Latina’ Podcast Episode

You already know Sunny Hostin. Even if you don't know her by name, you've seen her as a talking head on CNN, or as a voice of reason on The View, where she serves as co-host. And if you've ever thought that articulating so many opinions on different…
By Jenny Hollander

Tweets About Sean Hannity & Michael Cohen Are So WTF

The Trump lawyer whose office was raided by the FBI a week ago is also working with Fox News host Sean Hannity for undisclosed reasons, it was revealed in court Monday. Michael Cohen's infamous "third client" was identified by a lawyer for Cohen in…
By Jenny Hollander

Transcript Of "Latina To Latina" Episode One, With Jackie Cruz

Orange Is The New Black star Jackie Cruz is done letting Hollywood cram her in a box. "I'm Latina," Cruz says in the inaugural episode of Latina To Latina, a new Bustle podcast hosted by Alicia Menendez. Cruz adds: "But I'm also all different types…
By Jenny Hollander

This Video Of A Fox News Host Calling AR-15s Safe After The Florida Shooting Is So WTF

"Let’s look at the AR-15," Fox News host Laura Ingraham said in an on-air segment Wednesday afternoon, hours after a high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, left at least 17 people dead. "What makes it so popular," Ingraham added, "and,…
By Jenny Hollander