How Jackie MournedWith poise and elegance, Jacqueline Kennedy helped America grieve. She also showed us the reality of death.
Stop JuicingIt’s not healthy, it’s not virtuous, and it makes you seem like a jerk.
Lessing Is MoreLessing was right to deny that The Golden Notebook was a feminist masterpiece.
Finally!Anti-choice activists have been gunning hard to outlaw abortion. Today, the Democrats pushed back.
Life Is a Series of DeadlinesFor the first time in 15 years, I got off the clock.
The Upside of InfidelityCan an affair save your marriage?
Why First-Born Kids Do Better in SchoolParents focus on disciplining their first children, and then … they give up.
Why Do We Insist That Only One Woman Can Run for Office at Any Given Time?
“Were You the One Who Did the Entry for Cunnilingus?”A conversation with Book of Jezebel editor Anna Holmes.
Don’t Be a CreepLessons from the latest terrible, sad, fascinating scandal in the science blogging world.
Too Much HappinessAlice Munro's Nobel Prize win moved me in unexpected ways.
Escape From New YorkLeaving the city was a great life decision. Guess where I ended up.
What Do You Call the Person You Are Probably Never Going to Marry?Your fiancé.
Keep the ChangeGiving money to child beggars is the least generous thing a tourist can do.
Why Do We Tolerate Revenge Porn?A new bill in California tries to address the problem, but doesn’t go far enough.
Selfies Are Good for GirlsThink of all those photos they post of themselves as tiny bursts of pride.
We’ve Been Measuring Rape All WrongThe Justice Department survey that tracks instances of sexual assault has been vastly undercounting.
Meat Is the First Thing to GoWhat it’s like to have your food stamps cut.
Hana's StoryAn adoptee's tragic fate, and how it could happen again.
When It’s Your Kid in the Locker RoomWhat parents and coaches can learn from the NFL bullying scandal.
The Fight to Criminalize Early-Term AbortionsNew rulings in Texas and Oklahoma could challenge the last remnant of Roe v. Wade.
India’s Man ProblemIn a country rife with sexual assault, too many “good men” look the other way.
Ladies’ ChoiceVoter ID laws might suppress the votes of women. Republican women.
Axes of EvilWhat happens when a grown woman wears Axe fragrance for an entire week?
College Women: Stop Getting DrunkIt’s closely associated with sexual assault. And yet we’re reluctant to tell women to stop doing it.
Why Are Male Marsupials Dying From Sex?Because the women in their lives can't get enough.
DoubleX Gabfest: The “What the Heck Is Dry Shampoo?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about how the government shutdown affects women, fall TV, and what BuzzFeed thinks about women in their 30s.
Interview From the “Chick Lit Dungeon”Elizabeth Gilbert on Happiness Jars, Jonathan Franzen, and the most patronizing word.
Korra’s a Girl?TV producers think boys won’t watch girl heroines. Turns out that’s not true.
Common What?What is Common Core and why is everyone—right, left—so mad about it?