Hannah Harris Green

Hannah Harris Green is a Los Angeles-based writer and radio producer interested in globalization, social justice and the body. 

body

A Common Antidepressant Might Be the Key to Relieving Extreme PMS

There's an entire medical field around reproductive health and psychiatry, but doctors say the helpful treatments have yet to be fully accepted by mainstream medicine.
Hannah Harris Green
8.26.19
LGBTQ

Why Some LGBTQ Parents Still Have to Adopt Their Biological Children in 2019

For a man to establish paternity, all he has to do is sign a piece of paper stating that he is the father with the mother’s agreement. But for a same-sex couple, a genetic relationship isn’t enough—and neither is the consent of both partners.
Hannah Harris Green
8.20.19
Health

Med Students Are Doing Vaginal Exams on Unconscious, Non-Consenting Patients

The practice is still legal in 42 states despite decades-long ethical concerns. In the #MeToo era, things are starting to change.
Hannah Harris Green
6.26.19
healthcare

What It’s Like to Be a Refugee With an MD

Alithawi is currently a real estate agent and her husband works as a clinical assistant.
Hannah Harris Green
10.10.17
COLLEGE

Colleges Are Finally Taking Student Hunger Seriously

New studies show that between 20 and 40 percent of college students don't have reliable access to food. Old attitudes about ramen in dorm rooms are finally giving way to real efforts to help them.
Hannah Harris Green
9.29.17
LGBTQ

Can Queer Streaming Services Take on Juggernauts Like Netflix?

Services like REVRY and Dekkoo aim to bring diverse queer content together on one platform. But are their good intentions enough to survive?
Hannah Harris Green
6.21.17
Europe

What It's Like to Be Violently Deported from the UK

While the eyes of the public are on refugees' journeys into Europe, we spoke to victims of aggressive deportations from the UK, who say they were "treated like animals."
Hannah Harris Green
9.16.15
Music

De La Soul's New Album Puts a New Spin on the Sampling Controversy

We spoke with Posdnuos about the history of sampling, music lawsuits, and the new method they've developed for this album.
Hannah Harris Green
4.3.15
Stuff

The Play 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers' Oversimplifies Slum Life in Mumbai

The new play is based on Katherine Boo's book about the lives of families living in Annawadi, a slum in Mumbai. Unlike the book, however, it avoids complex issues in favor of one-dimensional entertainment.
Hannah Harris Green
11.26.14
Film

How Does a Child Turn into a Bank Robber?

Seventeen years ago, three teenagers in Houston, Texas, met in their high school parking lot. They donned disguises, drove to a small local Bank of America, and held it up using an empty shotgun, walking away with $140,000.
Hannah Harris Green
6.10.14
Film

Why an Undocumented Immigrant Outed Himself Twice

For the first 13 years of his career as a journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas did his best to avoid two topics: immigration and himself. That trajectory flipped in 2011.
Hannah Harris Green
5.16.14
Film

We Spoke to Hollywood Filmmakers Jen and Sylvia Soska, the Twisted Twins, About Slasher Stereotypes and Dead-Beat Hollywood Men

Jen and Sylvia Soska will tell you how being identical twins is like having a VIP pass to some of the weirdest shit you'll ever see, so they weren't short on material for their movies.
Hannah Harris Green
4.28.14
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