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Prudie counsels a parent who wants a bisexual son to be happy—but date women.

Dear Prudence
June 26 2017 3:58 PMHelp! My Friend’s a Belligerent Alcoholic, and She Wants an Invite to My Birthday Party.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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June 26 2017 11:38 AMSupreme Court to Hear Constitutional Challenge to LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Laws
The Kids
June 26 2017 5:48 AMThe Year of the TickThe little buggers are everywhere right now, and the risk of Lyme disease is high. Here’s how to protect your family.
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June 23 2017 12:45 PMBisexuals Are Plagued by Stereotypes. But What If You’re a Writer for Whom They’re True?
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June 23 2017 11:32 AMDyke Marches, a Powerful Statement of Visibility for Queer Women, Are Struggling to Move Forward
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June 22 2017 3:14 PMThis Year’s NYC Pride Parade Will Be Televised, Fulfilling the Original Parade’s Mission of Queer Visibility
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June 22 2017 3:00 PMAppeals Court Lifts Block on Mississippi’s Malicious Anti-LGBTQ “Religious Freedom” Law
Dear Prudence
June 22 2017 6:00 AMGoo Goo Gah GahI don’t know how to deal with my boss’s pregnancy problems.
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June 20 2017 1:23 PMToo Many Doctors Are Failing LGBTQ Patients. Medical Schools Want to Change That.
Dear Prudence
June 19 2017 6:03 PMGreat ExpectationsPrudie advises a woman whose husband thinks it’s fine that she works and does all the parenting.
Better Life Lab
June 19 2017 3:54 PMHow Much Paid Leave Is Enough?
The Kids
June 19 2017 5:55 AMSwim Lessons Won’t Keep Your Toddler From DrowningIn fact, they could put your child at higher risk.
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June 16 2017 3:08 PMKaren Handel, Jon Ossoff’s Opponent, Re-Affirms Her Extreme Anti-Gay Stance
Dear Prudence
June 15 2017 6:00 AMAs Old As You FeelA 14-year-old girl responded to my ad on an ageplay dating site.
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June 13 2017 1:36 PMA Trans Teen Explains Why He Took His School to Court (and Won)
Live Chats
June 26 2017 11:58 AMDear Prudence Live ChatFor June 26, 2017.
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June 26 2017 10:04 AMSupreme Court Orders States to List Same-Sex Parents on Birth Certificates; Gorsuch Dissents
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June 24 2017 1:29 PMPride Celebrates Being Seen—But What If Body Dysmorphia Makes You Want to Hide?
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June 23 2017 12:09 PMGoth Culture Is a Haven for Gender Play. But It Can Make Trans Folks Feel Invisible.
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June 22 2017 3:15 PMLGBTQ Adults With Developmental Disabilities Need Support Expressing Themselves, Not Erasure
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June 22 2017 3:13 PMLGBTQ Pride Is a Celebration of Visibility. But What Does That Mean in 2017?
History
June 22 2017 9:02 AMWhat Is the Far Right’s Endgame? A Society That Suppresses the Majority.Nancy MacLean, author of an intellectual biography of James McGill Buchanan, explains how this little-known libertarian’s work is influencing modern-day politics.
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June 21 2017 4:48 PMHIV/AIDS Advocates Fear the New GOP Healthcare Bill Will Devastate Treatment and Prevention Efforts
Dear Prudence
June 20 2017 8:47 AMTragic FlawPrudie counsels a letter writer whose boyfriend lied about how his brother died.
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June 19 2017 5:27 PMHelp! My Husband Is Having Sex With Our Marriage Counselor.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Live Chats
June 19 2017 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor June 19, 2017.
Inside Higher Ed
June 16 2017 3:52 PMHow Is New York’s Free College Program Actually Going to Work?As thousands of applications come in, questions remain about the implementation of Gov. Cuomo’s initiative.
Family
June 16 2017 9:02 AMThe GrandmannyMy dad came out when I was a teenager. I couldn’t understand how hard he had it until I became a parent myself.
Better Life Lab
June 14 2017 9:00 AMYour Child Care Conundrum Is an Anti-Communist Plot
Dear Prudence
June 13 2017 6:00 AMUndercover LoverPrudie counsels a man whose wife wants him to get a girlfriend, but only if it’s kept secret.

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