Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: ‘We Have to Be Careful Not to Romanticize Cities’

Lagos. New York City. Washington, D.C. Baltimore. Paris.

These are some of the grand metropolises that have collectively served as homes to writers Ta-Nehisi Coates and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. And yet, the two do not identify as urbanists.

“We have to be careful not to romanticize cities,” Adichie said at the CityLab Paris conference. In their conversation with Jeffrey Goldberg, the Editor-in-Chief of The Atlantic, the two writers—well-known for their work on issues of race and gender—talked abo…