DoubleX Gabfest: The Monkey Desire EditionListen to Slate’s show about female desire; how gay marriage might save straight marriage; and the fraught relationship among women, shoes, and the media.
Freeze!Egg freezing is supposed to give women control over their biological clock. So why won’t more women do it?
Occupy Mother's DayToday's Mother's Day is a grotesque perversion of the original holiday. It's time to reclaim it.
Poor Little Tiger CubThe first major study of tiger moms is out. The kids have worse grades, and they are more depressed and more alienated from their parents.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Give Your Baby a Spear EditionListen to Slate’s show about breast cancer awareness; sympathy for the Boston bombing suspect; and Nicholas Day’s new book, Baby Meets World.
You Don’t Know JillPolitico’s story about New York Times editor Jill Abramson is wrong and possibly sexist.
Smear CampaignA review of STFU Parents: The Jaw-Dropping, Self-Indulgent, and Occasionally Rage-Inducing World of Parent Overshare.
HeelI’m a stay at home dad. I’m a feminist. I have erotic thoughts about random women I pass on the street. How can I stop that?
Is Everyone Smoking Pot but Me?In Canada everyone’s smoked pot, my best friends, my colleagues, even my mom. But I’ll stick to my prescription drugs.
The Restorative Powers of ShowgirlsHow 1995’s greatest cinematic bomb is finding new life onstage—and giving new life to a wounded actress.
Air AssaultSexual assaults in the military are skyrocketing. That’s because the military still doesn’t understand what assault is.
Violence Against Women Can Be FunnyIn defense of the Onion’s story about Chris Brown’s desire to beat Rihanna to death.
It’s a TrickPro-choice groups love this movie. Its director worked for a pro-life ministry. How did that happen?
The Versace HaremA group of Muslim women with tight shirts, bright lipstick, a feminist mission, and total devotion to a creationist guru.
The Case Against GradesThey lower self-esteem, discourage creativity, and reinforce the class divide.
Free the NursesOne answer to our health care crisis: Let nurse practitioners do primary care on their own.