Why First-Born Kids Do Better in SchoolParents focus on disciplining their first children, and then … they give up.
“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.
Why Do We Tolerate Revenge Porn?A new bill in California tries to address the problem, but doesn’t go far enough.
A Digital AfterlifeYou’ve thought about a funeral. You’ve thought about a will. But have you thought about what to do with the Facebook account?
Unrigging the Admissions SystemThe path to getting into an elite school has long been shrouded in mystery. It’s up to us, the admissions officers, to lift the veil.
The Truth About the PillA new book argues that hormonal birth control is sexist and dangerous. Don’t believe it.
The Fight to Criminalize Early-Term AbortionsNew rulings in Texas and Oklahoma could challenge the last remnant of Roe v. Wade.
College Women: Stop Getting DrunkIt’s closely associated with sexual assault. And yet we’re reluctant to tell women to stop doing it.
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.
“Man at His Best” Moves to TVEsquire launches a network for non-meathead-y dudes with cash to spare.
No Justice for Cherice MoralesThe judge in the Montana rape case made a terrible decision, but caving to public pressure is worse.