Emily Willingham
Writer, San Francisco Bay Area

Emily Willingham is an American writer. She is the author of Phallacy: Life Lessons from the Animal Penis (2020) and The Tailored Brain: From Ketamine, to Keto, to Companionship, A User’s Guide to Feeling Better and Thinking Smarter (forthcoming in 2021). She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Written by Emily Willingham

Adrienne (Woman with Bangs), by Amedeo Modigliani, 1917. Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

Essay/
Gender and identity
The non-binary brain

Misogynists are fascinated by the idea that human brains are biologically male or female. But they’ve got the science wrong

Emily Willingham