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Lauren Rothman

Lauren Rothman is a Brooklyn-based journalist whose work has appeared in VICE, HuffPost, Curbed and other outlets. Follow her BVT journey on Instagram.

Stories By Lauren Rothman

The Secret Society of Self-Stingers

Nothing worked to ease the pain of chronic illness — until I discovered venom therapy. Now I’ve stung myself thousands of times, and found people who became my closest friends.