A Modern Love Essay : Justina Machado Reads ‘Single, Female, Mormon, Alone’


We return to our regular podcast programming this week with Justina Machado and a Modern Love essay from the archives. Using the play button above, you can hear the actress read Nicole Hardy’s essay “Single, Female, Mormon, Alone,” about a Mormon woman whose life is changed by a trip to, of all places, Planned Parenthood.

Ms. Hardy is a writer whose memoir, “Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin,” explores her complicated relationship with religion. Follow her on Twitter.

You may know Ms. Machado from the Netflix sitcom “One Day at a Time,” or the HBO drama “Six Feet Under.” You can follow her on Twitter.