Writing

Elly’s writing can be found in over 20 national and international outlets online, with select clips below:

Reported 

Codependency: How Emotional Neglect Turns Us into People-Pleasers – Healthline
New Yorkers Organize Cancel Rent Protest In Front Of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s House – Refinery29
Jalil Muntaqim Has Been In Prison For 50 Years & Now He’s Battling COVID-19 – Refinery29
What It’s Like To Realize You’re Trans and Queer in QuarantineAutostraddle
How This Writer Is Using Her Platform To Help Navajo People During COVID-19 – Refinery29
Where the Green Grass Grows: Cultivating a Haven Away from Outside Violence (originally in print, fall 2019) – Bitch Media
Andy Cohen Wants To Know Why Gay Men Cannot Donate Plasma For Antibody Testing – Refinery29
How to Keep Your Relationship Healthy During a Global Crisis – Autostraddle
Staying At Home Has Lead To An Increase In Child Abuse Cases — Here’s How To HelpRefinery29
Gig Workers Of America Tell Us Why They Are Going On StrikeRefinery29
How to Grocery Shop Without Panicking During a PandemicGreatist
This Project Shows You the Harsh Realities of Being a Teen Prisoner – Teen Vogue
Why Activists Are Pushing Back Against New York’s Plan to Have Prisoners Make Hand Sanitizer – Allure
Women of the ACLU: A Centennial Celebration (centerfold, originally in print, winter 2020) – ACLU Magazine
Biphobia in Medical Spaces Makes Getting Mental and Physical Health Care that Much Harder for Bisexual People – Well+Good
White People Need to Hold Other White People Accountable When it Comes to RacismTeen Vogue
These Young People Want to Tell You About Their Abortions – Teen Vogue 
Bystander Intervention Can Stop Sexual Assault Before it Happens: a Guide  – Teen Vogue 
Small Presses Publish the Revolution at the Socialism Conference 2019 Publisher’s Weekly
In NYC, Students Tackle Cyber Threats — and the Digital Gender Divide – SparkAction

Features

How Tarot Cards Help Me When I’m Feeling Really, Really Uncertain – Greatist
These Queer Couples U-Hauled During COVID-19. Did They Move Too Fast?NewNowNext
Name a Woman: “Furious Lesbian” Socialite Mercedes de Acosta – NewNowNext
How Platonic Intimacy Improved Everything About My Life (Part I) – Greatist
What Does Platonic Intimacy Look Like in Real Life? (Part II) – Greatist
Two Teenage Girls Created Viral Viking Musical “Oceanborn” – Now It’s an Off-Broadway ShowTeen Vogue
What the Iron Giant Can Still Teach Us About Friendship and Vulnerability – The Dot and Line
For Queer Arts Leaders, the Personal is Professional: Beatrice Thomas and Kevin Seaman on Art, Equity and Showing up WholeLeaderStories
Everything You Need to Know About Legal Weed in Massachusetts – Thrillist

Profiles

How This Writer Is Using Her Platform To Help Navajo People During COVID-19 – Refinery29
Sir Babygirl Wants You to Feel the Extremes – Vinyl Me, Please
Molly Bernard is Finally HomePlayboy
Sol Flores Wants to Be a Woman of Color in Congress – Teen Vogue 

Cultural Critique

Nancy Pelosi Forgot That It’s Possible To Criticize Trump Without Fat ShamingRefinery29
How Can I Still Love Dory When Ellen DeGeneres Sucks So Much? – The Dot and Line
“Is Harry Styles Queer?” Is the Wrong Question to AskBitch Media
What Responses to Miley Cyrus’s Breakup Say About Queer Erasure Bitch Media
Survivors Don’t Need Your #TimesUp Cupcakes – Bust Magazine

Personal

How Nude Selfies Made Me A Better Friend to Myself and Others – Greatist
My Therapist Says the World Is Not My Burden to BearElemental
Coming alive with Carly Rae Jepsen, opening the doors to hope, surviving, and dancing for joy – Medium
‘Lilo and Stitch’ Taught Me That I’m No Monstrosity The Dot and Line 
Being A Survivor Of Sexual Assault Has Cost Me More Than $6,000 — And That’s Relatively Cheap – The Financial Diet
What I Learned From Quitting 2 Jobs In 6 Months – The Financial Diet
How “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” Gave Me Hope After A Breakup  – Bust Magazine