Lesley Kinzel

Lesley Kinzel

Deputy Editor, xoJane

Biography

Lesley Kinzel is the deputy editor at xoJane.com, “where women go to be their unabashed selves…not the place to find out how to please your spouse, mom, kids or boss.” Kinzel is also the author of the radical fatassery manifesto/memoir Two Whole Cakes (2012, The Feminist Press). She has two Master’s degrees: one in developmental psychology with a specialization in media literacy, and another in gender and cultural studies. Lesley has written for Newsweek, Marie Claire, and Geez; has been profiled in the Boston Globe; written about by Roger Ebert; has been on NPR’s On Point; and been honored by The Feminist Press at CUNY as one of “40 Feminists Under 40″ to watch out for.