Not a Carrie
Kate Bolick on being single in the Sex and the City age and the “spinster state of mind.”
“A Surprisingly Welcome Atmosphere”A vaunted new study says women have it easy in STEM fields. Don’t believe it.
Justice LOLZ Grumpycat Notorious R.B.G.How a gentle Supreme Court justice became a badass gangsta Internet meme.
How Drunk Is Too Drunk to Have Sex?Universities are struggling to determine when intoxicated sex becomes sexual assault.
Married, and Sexless, With ChildrenJay Duplass on the excruciatingly awkward marital sex of Togetherness.
Protecting Trans PrisonersLeslieAnn Manning, a transgender woman in a male facility, says she was raped because her prison didn’t keep her safe. How should prisons protect their most vulnerable inmates?
Women’s WorkThe jobs recovery was supposed to be great for women. It hasn’t exactly worked out that way.
Pregnancy ComplicationMany employers do not want to accommodate their pregnant workers. Will the Supreme Court make them?
How the Sexiest Man Alive’s Sausage Gets MadeThree decades of what People magazine thinks women want.
Stop Fit Shaming Pregnancy The ridiculous New York Times pregnancy fitness videos are making me miserable.
The Cost of a MiscarriageWomen need more options when dealing with the emotional—and financial—cost of a lost pregnancy.
A Gardener’s RevengeMargery Fish’s popular gardening book bid farewell to her dead husband’s lawn and launched her career.
“Having a Baby Is Not Unlike Dealing With a Death”The author of After Birth on the loneliness of new motherhood.
Slate Voice: “Leave Cupid Alone, You Snobs”Listen to Torie Bosch read her piece about why it’s OK to love Valentine’s Day.
The DecidersCorporate board quotas haven’t helped solve gender problems because women still get sidelined when decisions are made.
Why We Still Need to Investigate the Rolling Stone Rape StoryIt’s not to get the truth from Jackie. It’s to scrutinize the larger story Sabrina Rubin Erdely tells about sexual assault on campus.
The College Rape OvercorrectionSexual assault on campus is a serious problem. But efforts to protect women from a putative epidemic of violence have led to misguided policies that infringe on the civil rights of men.
Blame Rolling StoneWhether Jackie’s account is truthful or not, the magazine failed her, its readers, and rape victims everywhere.
The Missing MenWhy didn’t a Rolling Stone writer talk to the alleged perpetrators of a gang rape at the University of Virginia?
“They Just Seem to Be in Such a State of Anxiety”Hanna Rosin talks to Laura Kipnis about what the heck is going on with men
What Happened at Slate This Week?Katy Waldman read about Jian Ghomeshi and “the large, triumphant, tax-cutting elephant in the room.”
I Knew About Jian GhomeshiSo did a lot of people in our Toronto scene. We never said anything. Are we complicit in his alleged abuse?