Feature Reporting

My narrative journalism has appeared in The New Republic, The Village Voice, New York Magazine‘s The Cut, BuzzFeed News, and The Guardian, among other publications.

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Melissa Gira Grant - QAnon feature - The New Republic - March 2021

The Ever-Gathering Storm
The QAnon Theology of Right-Wing Rebellion
The New Republic
March 2021

Melissa Gira Grant - Women's Suffrage - The New Republic - August 2020

The Unfinished Business of Women’s Suffrage
The women who remain locked out of the right to vote are the fractured legacy of a fractured movement.
The New Republic
August 10, 2020

Melissa Gira Grant - Bostock - Aimee Stephens

Culture War in the Workplace
Inside the court battle over trans employment discrimination
The New Republic
January 2020

The New Orleans Police Raid That Launched a Dancer Resistance
The Appeal
May 30, 2018

Melissa Gira Grant - 7 Sex Workers on What It Means to Lose Backpage

7 Sex Workers On What It Means To Lose Backpage
New York Magazine‘s The Cut
April 10, 2018

Yang Song - photo by Scott Heins

Family, Former Attorney of Queens Woman Who Fell To Her Death In A Vice Sting Say She Was Sexually Assaulted, Pressured to Become An Informant
The Appeal
December 15, 2017

Melissa Gira Grant - ICE's Latest Target

ICE Is Using Prostitution Courts to Stalk Immigrants
The Village Voice
July 18, 2017

Melissa Gira Grant - Loitering Law

The NYPD Arrests Women for Who They Are and Where They Go — Now They’re Fighting Back
The Village Voice
November 22, 2016

Melissa Gira Grant - Heather - BuzzFeed News

An Escort Killed Her Client In Self-Defense — Then Came The Aftermath
BuzzFeed News
March 30, 2016

How Stoya took on James Deen and broke the porn industry’s silence
The Guardian
December 5, 2015