Dear Prudence Live ChatFor May 11, 2015.
How Proponents of Forced Sterilization Convinced Everyday Californians to Support Their Cause
A Cancer Survivor Designs the Cards She Wishes She’d Received From Friends and Family
My Mommy Lies Over the OceanPrudie advises a recent mother whose work travel would mean leaving her baby for three months.
Watch and Smile as a Gay “Kiss Cam” Moment Draws Applause. (Video.)
The New York Times’ New Transgender Advocacy Project Is A Huge Step Forward
The “How Does a Home-Birth Midwife Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked Karen Jefferson about her workday.
TrendsettersThe strange, creative, and occasionally tacky history of table settings.
Over 120 Events in Over 20 Countries. It’s International Obscura Day on May 30, 2015.
Looks like SCOTUS Really Doesn’t Want to Take on Ex-Gay Conversion Therapy Bans
How Does Data Influence the Pop Song–Writing Process?
This Hoverboard-Inspired Light Bulb Uses Magnetic Levitation to Defy Gravity
The Superkilen Diversity Park Has Covered an Entire Section of Public Space in Pink Geometry
Ayaan Hirsi Ali Is Obsessed With MuslimsBut she doesn’t understand what it’s like to be one in America.
Poll: A Majority of Republicans Would Attend Same-Sex Wedding
Who’s Your Mother?My mom thinks she can do a better job with my baby than I can.
A Nebraska Woman Just Sued Every Gay Person on the Planet
Why Do So Many Music Venues Use Ticketmaster?
Introducing Slate’s New Education Podcast: Ask a Teacher!
From Bat to WorsePrudie counsels a college student whose bad year has included being bitten by a bat and charged with solicitation.
Dear Prudence Live ChatFor May 5, 2015.
Seven Innovative Riffs on the Common Household Door
The Perfect Sentence Construction for Speaking Truth to Power? Bitch, You Guessed It.
What Are the Drawbacks to Studying Criminal Justice?
Parents Can’t Handle the ToothMoms and dads blame teething for their infants’ sleeplessness, crying, fevers, and diarrhea. They’re missing the real cause.
Can Queer Radical Filmmaker Bruce LaBruce Remain Subversive After His MoMA Blessing?
Audubon’s Animals of 19th-Century North America, Newly Available for Hi-Res Download
Where to Read History on the WebRebecca Onion’s favorite places to find great stories, scholarship, and artifacts.
Why Are the Star Wars Prequels Hated So Much?
This Watercolor-Inspired, Hand-Painted Wood Furniture Is Vibrant and Dreamy