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A Case in Mississippi Raises Questions About the Legal Security of Non-Traditional Families

Dear Prudence
Dec. 11 2017 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor December 11, 2017.
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Dec. 11 2017 7:15 AMThe Best Gifts for Every Type of BossHit that perfect sweet spot of just personal enough.
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Dec. 9 2017 9:00 AMThe Best Space HeatersAccording to hyperenthusiastic reviewers on Amazon.
Better Life Lab
Dec. 8 2017 12:54 PMLucky Enough to Live in a State With Paid Leave Protections? This Bill Could Take Them Away.
A Fine Whine
Dec. 8 2017 8:00 AMBitter BrewI opened a charming neighborhood coffee shop. Then it destroyed my life.
Reconstruction
Dec. 8 2017 7:20 AMThe Oppressor’s BookshelfAs formerly enslaved Americans battled to become literate, the only books available to them were written by white supremacists and condescending abolitionists.
The Gay Bar
Dec. 7 2017 8:00 AMThe Gay BarWhy the gay rights movement was born in one.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 7 2017 6:00 AMFriendly GhostWhy is my pal blowing me off?
Dear Prudence
Dec. 6 2017 12:30 PMHelp! I Lost a Tooth, and It’s Ruining My Dating Life.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Better Life Lab
Dec. 5 2017 1:37 PMSexual Harassers Probably Aren’t the Old Men You Imagine They Are
Dear Prudence
Dec. 5 2017 8:00 AMThat Magic FeelingPrudie counsels a letter writer on whether you can feel when you’re with the right person.
Education
Dec. 5 2017 5:55 AMThe Price of AdmissionAsians shouldn’t have to hide their heritage when applying to college. I did—and I’ll always regret it.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 4 2017 3:14 PMBaby’s First SermonPrudie advises a couple who wants a grandmother to stop trying to convert their infant son into her faith.
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Dec. 4 2017 9:15 AMThe Best Gifts for a Star Wars SuperfanPerfect for those already in line for The Last Jedi.
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Dec. 2 2017 7:15 AMGift Sets for Every Kind of RecipientFrom the coffee snob to the boyfriend who’s trying to get into skin care.
Better Life Lab
Dec. 11 2017 10:44 AMThe Business Case for Better Benefits
History
Dec. 10 2017 8:00 AMThe Nazi AnatomistsHow the corpses of Hitler’s victims are still haunting modern science—and American abortion politics.
Outward
Dec. 8 2017 2:56 PMBy Supporting Roy Moore, Evangelicals Exposed the Hollow Bigotry of Their Homophobia
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Dec. 8 2017 11:40 AMHow Clueless Straight White Guys Excuse Religious Homophobia
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Dec. 8 2017 7:42 AMThe Best Travel GiftsPeople who travel for a living name the items they want this holiday season.
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Dec. 7 2017 3:53 PMWhy Do Some Trans Men Freak Out When Other Trans Men Wear Makeup?
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Dec. 7 2017 7:45 AMThe Best Gadget Gifts if You Want to SplurgeFor the extra-special person in your life or if you don’t have to worry about a budget.
Better Life Lab
Dec. 6 2017 2:52 PM223 Women in National Security Say #MeToo
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Dec. 6 2017 7:45 AMBuy These for the Chefs on Your Gift ListTen chefs dish on the gifts they want for the holidays.
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Dec. 5 2017 11:55 AMThe Best Wireless HeadphonesAccording to hyperenthusiastic reviewers on Amazon.
Scocca
Dec. 5 2017 7:55 AMLayers of DeceitWhy do recipe writers lie and lie and lie about how long it takes to caramelize onions?
Outward
Dec. 4 2017 5:05 PMHow a Supreme Court Decision for Masterpiece Cakeshop Would Harm Religious Minorities
Outward
Dec. 4 2017 12:53 PMVermont Supreme Court Protects the Rights of Same-Sex Parents and Their Children
A Fine Whine
Dec. 4 2017 8:00 AMHappy Birthday, You BastardUnder no circumstances will I be attending your stupid birthday dinner.
Better Life Lab
Dec. 1 2017 3:04 PM“I’m Pregnant.” Why Your Boss’s Reaction May Matter More Than You Think.

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