BIO

Ariel Henley is a writer in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, ViceThe Rumpus, and Narratively. She’s currently at work on a memoir.

 

Ariel Henley's Articles

Photo: Abeer Al-Kubaisi, courtesy of MIGA.

Swimsuits Inspired By Scars Are Changing How We Talk About Disfigurement

Mendiola chose to design swimwear as a way to change the narrative surrounding societal beauty standards and physical differences.
Ariel Henley    |   07.16.18 12am   |   SHARE
Christmas was my family’s escape.

The Year Of The Christmas Tree

My mother was desperate for a tree, for a successful Christmas morning that brought joy and hope to our family after a year of hardship.
Ariel Henley    |   12.18.17 12am   |   SHARE
Image:Twitter/ @InTheServicePod

"In the Service": A Comedic Look At Being A Woman In The Food Industry

Women everywhere are well-versed in workplace sexual harassment. That’s why "In the Service" — a new podcast about the restaurant industry from two women in NYC — is so important.
Ariel Henley    |   08.28.17 12am   |   SHARE
This case is the perfect example of the dangerous sense of entitlement men often feel towards women.

Man Sues Date For Texting (And 5 More Examples Of Toxic Masculinity In Dating Culture) 

While some outlets are going so far as to call this man a “hero,” this case is the perfect example of the dangerous sense of entitlement men often feel towards women.
Ariel Henley    |   05.19.17 8am   |   SHARE