Even the new Medium icon at the top is confusing. Repining a story at the top of your profile is extremely burdensome, though it can be done. As a software developer and designer for 50 years, I've never seen such a poor job with a user interface where the app continued to run.

I just submitted a possible work-around that the writer can do for the profile problem to Illumination.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store