Stephanie Fairyington has worked as a researcher-reporter at Poz, an HIV/AIDS magazine, Glamour, Seventeen, and Story Worldwide, an advertising agency. Most recently, she served as Elle’s research chief for more than three years before leaving for her current post as deputy research editor at Us Weekly. Fairyington has fact-checked a wide range of articles—from complex women’s health features to celebrity cover stories to in-depth political profiles. Over the past decade, she has developed an eye for spotting potential legal snags, critically analyzing complex issues and breaking them down for a general audience. She also writes on gender and sexuality. Her work has appeared in TheAltantic.com, CNN.com, Utne Reader (via Dissent), The Huffington Post, Elle, Marie Claire, The New York Observer, TimeOut New York, The Advocate and Out. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.Ed. from Harvard.
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