Ann Friedman is a freelance journalist who writes about gender, politics, technology, and culture. She is a columnist for New York magazine and the Los Angeles Times, and a contributing editor to The Gentlewoman. Her work has appeared in a wide range of publications, from The New Republic to ELLE to The New York Times. She co-hosts the podcast Call Your Girlfriend, makes hand-drawn pie charts, and sends a popular weekly email newsletter. She is originally from Iowa and now lives in Los Angeles. Find her work at annfriedman.com.