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Forget Warm Woolen Mittens—Velvet Is the Holiday Fabric You Need

Education
Dec. 8 2016 1:08 PMStudent Journalists Are Under ThreatUniversities are increasingly cracking down on their speech. That’s bad news for them and very bad news for democracy.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 8 2016 9:15 AMHeart on FireMy friend’s baby died, and now she wants to burn the cot she borrowed.
Open Source Holiday
Dec. 7 2016 5:16 PMFeeling Overwhelmed by Holiday Chores? Try Spreading Them Out Into an Exciting, Monthlong Calendar.
Outward
Dec. 7 2016 12:08 PMBeautiful, Catholic Malta Is the First European Country to Ban Conversion “Therapy”
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 6 2016 12:30 PMThe FBI Thinks the Majestic 12 Documents Are “Bogus”
Dear Prudence
Dec. 6 2016 10:21 AMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Dec. 12, 2016.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 5 2016 4:17 PMNot Ready for My Close-UpPrudie counsels an artist who can’t shake off scathing blog reviews.
Outward
Dec. 5 2016 3:27 PMThe Gay Rights Movement Just Scored a Massive Legal Victory Thanks to Walmart
Live Chats
Dec. 5 2016 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Dec. 5, 2016.
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 2 2016 12:30 PMWhalers Wrote About Woggins All the Time. What in the World Were They?
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 2 2016 9:00 AMThe Dad-ification of Language Shows That Masculinity Is Still Evolving
Schooled
Dec. 1 2016 2:29 PMWill Trump Overhaul Public Education?From privatization to civil rights, his Department of Education could transform the American system.
Outward
Dec. 1 2016 1:20 PMListen to Federal Judges Shred Arguments That Civil Rights Law Doesn’t Protect Gay Employees
Dear Prudence
Dec. 1 2016 6:00 AMOnce and Future FlameHow do I tell my ex and kids I want to be with the woman I had an affair with?
Atlas Obscura
Nov. 30 2016 12:30 PMMan or Devil, Spring-Heeled Jack Cut a Swath of Terror Across 19th-Century London
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 8 2016 12:30 PMHow the Nazis Waged War With the Help of Illegal Drugs
Open Source Holiday
Dec. 7 2016 5:16 PMYour Holiday Traditions Are Boring. Try These Delightful Ones Instead!
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 7 2016 12:30 PMSwallowing Tapeworms, the Beauty Fad That Continues to Haunt Us
Schooled
Dec. 6 2016 5:14 PMFree. Effective. And Underenrolled.Why is Head Start, the federal government’s ambitious program for young kids, struggling to fill all of its seats?
Outward
Dec. 6 2016 11:57 AMWhat Makes Comet Ping Pong Special Is Also What’s Made It an Alt-Right Target
Dear Prudence
Dec. 6 2016 9:40 AMThe Other LifePrudie advises a letter writer whose dying grandmother once loved another woman.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 5 2016 4:12 PMHelp! I Made a Spectacularly Unsmooth Move on My Co-Worker.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 5 2016 12:30 PMThe Out-of-This-World Future of Human Death
Outward
Dec. 2 2016 2:46 PMLGBTQ People Face Unique Health Care Challenges. One Project Is Helping Providers Meet Them.
Inside Higher Ed
Dec. 2 2016 9:45 AMCollege Presidents Weigh What to Say in the Wake of Trump’s VictorySome messages that go over well on campus receive considerable criticism as they spread.
Gaming
Dec. 1 2016 3:42 PM50.Qh6+!!Magnus Carlsen retained his world title with one of the most beautiful, stunning moves in the history of the World Chess Championship.
Outward
Dec. 1 2016 2:03 PMAt a Fabulous Halloween Protest in 1989, Queers Already Recognized the Danger of Donald Trump
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 1 2016 12:30 PMJoseph Le Fanu’s Carmilla Has Fangs, Stakes, and Sapphic Undertones
Outward
Nov. 30 2016 5:45 PMA Raucous Debate Over Anti-Gay Discrimination at America’s Most Eccentric Appeals Court
Outward
Nov. 30 2016 11:30 AMSeventy-Eight Percent of LGBTQ Voters Went for Hillary Clinton. I Talked to Some Who Didn’t.

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