The Myth of the 19th AmendmentIt didn’t establish universal women’s suffrage. It was one important step along a very long path.
Still UnwrittenAfter a quarter-century in the spotlight, Chelsea Clinton has never told us who she is. That could change Thursday night.
1971 All Over AgainHillary Clinton’s family-friendly policy proposals would need bipartisan support. It’s happened before.
“It’s All Me”A new memoir portrays the high pressure, loneliness, and constant uncertainty of life as a military wife.
100 Percent Positive NewsHow Closer magazine creates analog clickbait for celebrity-obsessed older women.
A Second Look at the Second WaveIt’s fashionable to critique the myopia of 1970s feminists. But it’s also wrong.
What’s Wrong With the Brock Turner SentenceIt reveals our broken system for punishing sexual assault.
How Brands Get the Most Out of TrollsWhen bigoted weirdos attack progressive ad campaigns, everybody wins.
Why Hillary Should Pick Elizabeth Warren for VeepIt would instantly revitalize Clinton’s long slog of a campaign.
The Athleisure of UnmentionablesSlate asked lingerie experts about bralettes, the newest trend in undergarments.
“We’ll Have a Completely Sexless Society”How bathrooms became the new battleground of the religious right.
There’s No Good Reason for an “Independent Study”And if your professor suggests one, run the other way.
How Does It Feel?Slate staffers sort out their complicated emotions around Hillary Clinton’s history-making nomination.
The Bag of Rocks We Lug AroundWhy one longtime Slate writer misses the feminist exuberance around Hillary Clinton’s 2008 run.
The Tampon as Rainbow-Breathing UnicornCo-working spaces offer endless freebies—beer on tap, catered breakfasts, massages. Why can’t they provide menstrual products?
“Scary and Absurd”A dangerous pregnancy, a mother of four, and the real-life impact of North Carolina’s abortion restrictions.
“When They Say No, People Won’t Listen”How anti-trans conservatives turn left-wing rhetoric to their advantage.
Are You a Boy or a Girl?It starts with a gender-reveal celebration, and it culminates at the door of a bathroom in North Carolina.
Toward a New Theory of the Bad Dad and HusbandAnd a new history of the women whose names and work will never be known.