Essays & Columns

In The New York Times

Steven's columns about cancer, vanity, health — and his mother — for The Times.


In The Washington Post

Steven's essays on civility, aging, and LGBTQ issues for The Washington Post.


In USA Today

Steven's most recent columns for USA Today, including his Opinion and Digital Life pieces.

On Public Radio

Steven's a regular guest on "All Things Considered" and ATC "Weekend," as well as other public radio shows, including his own podcast, "The Civilist," produced by PRI and WUNC, North Carolina Public Radio.

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...and Elsewhere

Steven's work has appeared in dozens of other publications, including Parade, Time, The Atlantic, Salon, the Daily Beast, the Los Angeles Times, and The Advocate.