DoubleX Gabfest: The Carlos Danger EditionListen to Slate’s show about the trials of Huma Abedin, polyamory, and texting exes.
It’s Amazing to Be a Working Mom in France—Unless You Want a JobFrance supports women having children, and then discriminates against them for it.
First Lost, Then MurderedMelissa moved to New York to cut hair. Then she became a prostitute. Then she was gone.
Yes, Childbirth Is More Expensive in the U.S. But You Get What You Pay For.The Canadian woman couldn’t get her first appointment for eight months, although it was free. The American got an appointment right away, but it cost a fortune.
My Gay Dad Dreamed of This DayI was raised by a single, gay father in the 1970s. I wish he had lived to see the Supreme Court's decision.
No, We Are Not All Like Paula DeenI’m a white Southern woman of a certain age, and yet I’ve somehow avoided becoming a racist.
The Cold Heart of James SalterWe no longer require compassion from the literature we admire. We admire writers who celebrate irony, disdain, contempt.
Post-TragedyI once knew a girl who lost her whole family before she finished high school. I decided to see what happened to her.
Cry of the Republican Male SenatorNina Pillard is Obama’s choice for D.C. Circuit Court judge. Nina Pillard is a liberal woman. Ergo Nina Pillard is a radical feminist.
Is Sex Addiction Real or Just an Excuse?A new study suggests that there’s no such thing as a clinical addiction to sex.
Christine Quinn Wants to Be the First Female Mayor of New York CitySo she wrote a book all about wedding planning.
Max Levchin Wants to Get You PregnantThe PayPal founder will pay up if his new fertility app doesn’t pay off.
In the Ivory Tower, Men OnlyFor men, having children is a career advantage. For women, it’s a career killer.