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Lena Dunham, the Book

More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.

Sept. 29 2014 1:49 PMExclusive SororityWhat Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, and Christiane Amanpour can’t teach us about women in TV news.
Sept. 22 2014 4:06 PMNo, Women’s Soccer Does Not Have a Domestic Violence ProblemOr, why it is very, very stupid to compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice.
Sept. 17 2014 4:10 PMCan These Women Fix the NFL?Or will the NFL fix them?
Sept. 4 2014 3:16 PMMean GirlJoan Rivers was relentless and filthy. She was also brutally honest about being a woman.
Aug. 21 2014 5:40 PMThe Bro Whisperer of Bustle Bryan Goldberg’s site for women was doomed from the start. One year later, it’s hugely successful. What’s his secret?
Aug. 19 2014 1:20 PMThe Achievement GapI excel at everything I do. I assumed my daughter would too. 
Aug. 5 2014 7:22 PMFocus on the FamilyWhat Bob McDonnell’s Regent University thesis says about his public corruption defense.
Aug. 4 2014 1:51 PMThe NBA’s Woman SolutionWhy is men’s basketball so good at promoting women?
July 18 2014 1:15 PMDating While Mentally IllThere is no good time to tell a guy I like about my condition.
July 10 2014 11:44 PMThe Pre-Pregnancy ContractIf I’m going to become a mom, I need my husband to sign on the dotted line.
June 30 2014 3:15 PMOld Boys’ LabWhere are the women in America’s greatest scientific laboratories?
June 18 2014 11:53 PMThe White KnightNicholas Kristof wants to save the world with his New York Times columns. Why are so many of them wrong?
June 5 2014 11:33 PMThe Wellesley ManIn the era of transgender rights, women’s colleges are struggling to figure out where their loyalties lie.
May 29 2014 4:43 PMThe Scumbag’s ScumbagAl Goldstein was my friend. Last week, in front of a painting of a pig giving it to a goose, he got the memorial he deserved.
May 22 2014 11:33 PMYou Are Not a Single MomJust because your husband is away this week does not mean you are “single parenting.”
Sept. 24 2014 5:37 PMPraying for a ChildThe Catholic Church makes life impossible for infertile women.
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PMCrying RapeFalse rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
Sept. 5 2014 1:43 PM“That Screaming Lady”Lena Dunham, Jill Soloway, and other funny women on what Joan Rivers meant to them. 
Aug. 25 2014 11:36 PMMy Mother’s Death Cured My AnxietyI spent my whole life worrying, until the thing I was worried about came true.
Aug. 20 2014 5:00 AMPlease Allow Me to Be Grossed Out by My Boyfriend’s Unibrow Listen to two Slate writers revisit a discussion about body image and body shaming.
Aug. 11 2014 11:53 AMThere’s No Reason to Skip Headstands During Your PeriodYoga teachers, stop telling menstruating women to avoid inversions.
Aug. 5 2014 4:10 PMIt Is Good to Be a “Bad” FeministRoxane Gay’s new book of essays is honest and raw about flaws—hers and ours. 
July 21 2014 6:04 PMThe Revenge Porn of #TwitterpurgeTweeting naked photos of other people without their consent should not be legal.
July 11 2014 12:04 PMBush’s WarWhat is the big deal about a little pubic hair in an art gallery?
July 9 2014 6:05 PMAfter Hobby LobbyThe Supreme Court term wrapped up nice and neat last week. Unless you are a woman.
June 25 2014 9:01 AM“Most Bootyful Butts!” “Best Bulges!”Why it’s great to objectify World Cup players.
June 6 2014 6:21 PMSuspension Isn’t EnoughUniversities are letting students off way too easy for sexual assault.
June 3 2014 1:20 PMNo More ShmashmortionObvious Child is the most honest abortion movie I’ve ever seen. It’s about time.
May 27 2014 5:04 PMWhy It’s So Hard for Men to See MisogynyMen were surprised by #YesAllWomen because men don’t see what women experience.
May 21 2014 10:50 AMShorts WarsAmanda Hess and Troy Patterson chat about rising hemlines, trend pieces, and men’s short shorts.   

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