Laura Turner
Laura Turner

Laura Turner is a San Francisco–based journalist who writes about religion and culture.

Medical Examiner
Nov. 12 2018 5:45 AMShould Pregnant Women Take Anti-Anxiety Medication? Some Have No Choice.The relentless focus on fetal purity was one of the hardest things I faced during my already tough pregnancy.
Faith-based
Dec. 1 2015 2:55 PMBaptisms Are Beautiful and MysteriousIf only TV shows realized they have nothing to do with goodness and fresh starts.
Brow Beat
March 13 2015 8:02 AMThis Is the Most Revealing Line in The Jinx
Downtime
April 17 2018 5:55 AMGoodbye to the Tyranny of Thank-You NotesAt my baby shower, a guest piped up before I opened presents: “Can we give you the gift of no thank-you notes?” It was a revelation.
Brow Beat
June 4 2015 8:02 AMWhy Game of Thrones Uses Profanity Better Than Any Other TV Show