Jenny Lawton

Senior Editor, WNYC Studios

Jenny Lawton appears in the following:

Alexandra Billings Won't Stay Quiet Anymore

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Alexandra Billings, who plays Davina on Transparent, says she believes Jeffrey Tambor's accusers — and feels complicit for not speaking up earlier.

Jill Soloway's 'Transparent' Reckoning

Monday, November 12, 2018

Transparent creator Jill Soloway on the allegations against Jeffrey Tambor and what's next for the groundbreaking Amazon series.

Emma Gonzalez Wants You to Vote

Monday, November 05, 2018

Midterm elections are coming up, and March For Our Lives activists Emma Gonzalez and Bria Smith traveled the country registering voters.

Definitely, Maybe

Monday, October 29, 2018

To win in Massachusetts, trans activists have adopted a counterintuitive strategy: leaning into the worst things their opponents say about them.

We Can't Be Erased

Friday, October 26, 2018

It's been a tough week of news, and we asked our trans and gender non-conforming listeners: What do you want cisgender people to know?

The First Queer Woman in Congress

Monday, October 22, 2018

The first woman ever elected to Congress was queer. So why isn't that ever really mentioned anywhere?

You've Been Meaning To Tell Us

Monday, October 15, 2018

You've all had a lot you've been meaning to say. Plus, a favorite story from the Nancy archives. [Note: this is a rerun of a previous episode].

Where We Were Then, Where We Are Now

Monday, October 08, 2018

The 20 years since Matthew Shepard's death have been transformative for his mother, Judy. Plus: we talk to Samira Wiley, who appeared in an anniversary production of The Laramie Project.

Closest I Get

Monday, October 01, 2018

Kathy always thought her favorite singer-songwriter was working through something in her songs. It turns out she was.

Perfect Son

Monday, September 24, 2018

Jason Kim didn’t talk to his dad very much. But all that changed three years ago, when he got a call that upended their entire relationship.

Nancy is back for Season 4!

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Every Monday, stories and conversations about the LGBTQ community. New episodes start September 24.

Five Simple Steps

Friday, June 29, 2018

Traveling to Taiwan with her mom, Kathy imagines the life she might have lived had her family stayed.

Cumming to America

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Alan Cumming became a U.S. citizen in 2008. His new show, "Legal Immigrant," tells a story of love for his adopted homeland.

Take the Long Way Home

Sunday, June 17, 2018

All things just keep getting better.

Peppermint 2020

Sunday, June 10, 2018

When it comes to RuPaul's Drag Race, Nancy is a house divided.

Cameron Esposito is Reclaiming Rape Jokes

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Most jokes about rape are terrible. But in a new special, comedian Cameron Esposito is using them to talk about being a survivor of sexual assault.

Poor Unfortunate Souls

Sunday, June 03, 2018

Everybody loves a hero. But villains can be much more interesting.

Phoebe and Bill Hader Go Live

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Our token white guy tells Phoebe about getting schooled by women in the writer’s room, coping with years of anxiety at SNL, and raising badass daughters. Plus, Joanna has a crush.

We Can Be Friends

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Nancy's "How to Get a Gaggle" project gave listeners four weeks of challenges toward making new friends. This week on the show, we check in on how it all went.

Phoebe and Joanna Flip the Script

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Joanna turns the tables… with the questions she’s always wanted to ask Phoebe — from her very first joke to how she finds the funny in this trash time. Plus, how much Bono is *too* much?