The Triggered Electorate

Donald Trump has a unique and sickening ability to resurface women’s memories of abuse and trauma.

Oct. 14 2016 5:45 PMAmerica Is Having Another Anita Hill MomentOnly this time, the outrage at a powerful, predatory man is swifter and more universal.
Oct. 11 2016 5:51 AMThe New Culture of LifeIn the era of Trump and Whole Woman’s Health, the future of pro-life activism is young, female, secular, and “feminist."
Sept. 23 2016 6:00 AMFear, Anxiety, and Depression in the Age of TrumpTherapists and their patients are struggling to cope amid the national nervous breakdown that is the 2016 election.
Sept. 14 2016 1:04 PMDonald Trump’s Family Policy Is TerribleIt’s also great news for American families.
Sept. 2 2016 4:53 PMWhy Isn’t It a Bigger Deal That Trump Is Being Advised by Sadistic Pervert Roger Ailes?A vicious misogynist and workplace predator is working with the Republican presidential nominee. This is not normal.
Aug. 31 2016 5:58 AMFlight RiskAirlines are surprisingly ill-equipped to handle accusations of sexual assault on their planes.
Aug. 15 2016 3:18 PMThe Myth of the 19th AmendmentIt didn’t establish universal women’s suffrage. It was one important step along a very long path.
July 28 2016 10:09 AMStill UnwrittenAfter a quarter-century in the spotlight, Chelsea Clinton has never told us who she is. That could change Thursday night.
July 26 2016 10:48 AM1971 All Over AgainHillary Clinton’s family-friendly policy proposals would need bipartisan support. It’s happened before.
July 18 2016 3:07 PM“It’s All Me”A new memoir portrays the high pressure, loneliness, and constant uncertainty of life as a military wife.
July 7 2016 9:00 AM100 Percent Positive NewsHow Closer magazine creates analog clickbait for celebrity-obsessed older women.
June 30 2016 9:00 AMI Stopped Dieting and Started BudgetingAnd now I can’t stop.
June 21 2016 12:20 PMA Second Look at the Second WaveIt’s fashionable to critique the myopia of 1970s feminists. But it’s also wrong.
June 15 2016 9:15 AM“I’m Not for Everyone”A conversation with comic Tig Notaro.
June 7 2016 3:21 PMWhat’s Wrong With the Brock Turner SentenceIt reveals our broken system for punishing sexual assault.
Oct. 13 2016 9:37 AMThe Myth of Abortion RegretWomen are certain about their decisions. More certain, in fact, than people getting knee surgery.
Oct. 9 2016 1:41 PMJuanita Broaddrick’s Rape Allegations Are Credible. Her Attacks on Hillary Clinton Are Not.Least credible of all? Trump’s likely use of Broaddrick to argue that he’s the anti-rape candidate.
Sept. 19 2016 8:44 PM“My School Punished MeA high school student accused a classmate of sexual assault. Her school suspended her.
Sept. 5 2016 8:00 PMThe Trapdoor of Trigger WordsWhat the science of trauma can tell us about an endless campus debate.
Aug. 31 2016 2:01 PMMamaleh’s RedemptionTwo new books make a case for the Jewish mother.
Aug. 19 2016 9:16 AMA Cinematic Flood of PleasureI was obsessed with Intervention. Now I know I was looking in a mirror at my own love addiction.
Aug. 12 2016 3:50 PMWith Her ApprovalHillary Clinton’s new podcast, With Her, is charming and gutless propaganda.
July 28 2016 5:55 AMHow Does It Feel?Slate staffers sort out their complicated emotions around Hillary Clinton’s history-making nomination.
July 25 2016 7:00 PMThe Bag of Rocks We Lug AroundWhy one longtime Slate writer misses the feminist exuberance around Hillary Clinton’s 2008 run.
July 18 2016 12:16 PM“This Boob Is a Good Boob”Is a kid who’s “old enough to ask for it” too old to breast-feed?
July 6 2016 10:15 AMThe Tampon as Rainbow-Breathing UnicornCo-working spaces offer endless freebies—beer on tap, catered breakfasts, massages. Why can’t they provide menstrual products?
June 23 2016 10:45 AMFifty Shades of ShameCan we let up on the scrutiny of women who enjoy reading erotica?
June 16 2016 9:30 AM“Scary and Absurd”A dangerous pregnancy, a mother of four, and the real-life impact of North Carolina’s abortion restrictions.
June 10 2016 11:22 AMLove, and Do What You WillAmy Rose Spiegel writes a sex advice book for a progressive generation.
June 7 2016 11:21 AMWhose Side Are You on? The Johnny Depp–Amber Heard split is creating some strange media bedfellows.