How Brands Get the Most Out of Trolls
When bigoted weirdos attack progressive ad campaigns, everybody wins.
“When They Say No, People Won’t Listen”How anti-trans conservatives turn left-wing rhetoric to their advantage.
Are You a Boy or a Girl?It starts with a gender-reveal celebration, and it culminates at the door of a bathroom in North Carolina.
Toward a New Theory of the Bad Dad and HusbandAnd a new history of the women whose names and work will never be known.
How “She Just Wants Attention” Became America’s Hottest Sexist InsultThe diabolical potency of a misogynist stereotype.
Wake Up and Smell the CoffeeDon’t be fooled by the scary reports that drinking caffeine before conception causes miscarriages.
Overheard at YaleYale’s history-making basketball team is at the center of a campus debate over free speech and sexual assault.
Ivanka Trump Makes Donald Even Scarier She is gracious, capable, and not crazy. What is she doing helping her father?
When Cool Turns CreepyIn stories of classroom sexual harassment, popular teachers are often the perpetrators.
Donald Trump’s Planned Parenthood HeresyHe gets away with it because he’s so good at making his supporters feel exonerated.
Why Hillary Should Pick Elizabeth Warren for VeepIt would instantly revitalize Clinton’s long slog of a campaign.
The Athleisure of UnmentionablesSlate asked lingerie experts about bralettes, the newest trend in undergarments.
“We’ll Have a Completely Sexless Society”How bathrooms became the new battleground of the religious right.
There’s No Good Reason for an “Independent Study”And if your professor suggests one, run the other way.
Birth Is Not Performance ArtA conversation with Amy Tuteur—the Skeptical OB—about the overreach of the natural childbirth movement.
Roe v. Wade Was Lost in 1992How “undue burden”—a concept nurtured by anti-abortion groups and championed by the first woman on the Supreme Court—has eroded the right to choose.
Testing Title IXPaul Nungesser’s Columbia case is the most recent attempt to turn the law from accuser to accused in cases of sexual assault.
Open SecretsThe social media–obsessed teens of Nancy Jo Sales’ American Girls never quite come into focus.
The Kesha–Dr. Luke Court Battle: A Comprehensive GuideEverything you wanted to know about an ugly, complicated case.