Allison Benedikt

Allison Benedikt is a Slate senior editor. Follow her on Twitter.

Doublex
Aug. 29 2013 5:50 AMIf You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad PersonA manifesto.
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 8 2013 2:03 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The No Sex and All Kindness EditionListen to Slate’s show about Orthodox Jewish feminists, life without sex, and kindness.
Doublex
July 25 2013 10:32 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Carlos Danger EditionListen to Slate’s show about the trials of Huma Abedin, polyamory, and texting exes.
The Slatest
July 13 2013 10:48 PMGeorge Zimmerman Found Not Guilty
DoubleX Gabfest
July 11 2013 12:51 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Mean Girls and Lost Girls EditionListen to Slate’s show about transgender kids, Lost Girls, and the return of “deranged” sorority girl Rebecca Martinson.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 27 2013 11:27 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Monogamish Sex EditionListen to Slate’s show about gay marriage, Wendy Davis and the crazy Texas abortion bill, and child style icons. 
The XX Factor
June 10 2013 4:21 PMAn Absolutely Devastating Story on Life After Newtown for One Victim's Family
DoubleX Gabfest
Feb. 21 2013 11:15 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Don Henley Was Hot EditionListen to Slate’s show about the second season of Girls; linguistic trends on Twitter; and Emily Bazelon’s new book about bullying, Sticks and Stones.
Books
Feb. 1 2013 11:16 PMThe Marriage PlotSuzanne Venker’s recipe for a lasting union: “Just be nice, cook, and have sex!”
Tv Club
Jan. 23 2013 9:56 AMParenthood Season 4When one door closes, another one gets knocked on by a Braverman. 
The XX Factor
Jan. 15 2013 12:44 PMExperts Say Not To Bribe Kids. I'll Give You $10 and Stale Halloween Candy if You Prove Them Wrong.
Tv Club
Jan. 9 2013 9:53 AMParenthood Season 4Move over cancer. The abortion episode is finally here.  
Tv Club
Jan. 2 2013 9:57 AMParenthood Season 4Ray Romano, sex symbol. Discuss.
Politics
Dec. 14 2012 3:39 PMPresident Obama, Today Is the Day To Politicize This TragedyWe don’t need you to cry at the podium. We need you to do something.
Tv Club
Dec. 12 2012 10:38 AMParenthood Season 4They should have killed Kristina.
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 22 2013 2:38 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Female Gay Mike Bloomberg EditionListen to Slate’s show about Orange Is the New Black, Christine Quinn, and the case of the Craigslist killer.
Family
July 29 2013 5:52 AMThe One Thing No One Tells You Before You Have KidsDon’t get a dog.
The XX Factor
July 14 2013 12:55 AMZimmerman's Brother Says He Wants to Heal Nation, and BTW Trayvon Wanted Guns, Drugs
The XX Factor
July 12 2013 4:12 PMTexas Statehouse Confiscating Tampons and Pads as Senate Debate on Abortion Begins
The XX Factor
July 1 2013 3:14 PMHaving a Baby in the U.S. Costs Way Too Much, Especially If You Actually Pay Your Bills
DoubleX Gabfest
June 13 2013 11:56 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Are Fathers Necessary? EditionListen to Slate’s show about Lauren Sandler’s new book on being and having an only child, fathers (what are they good for?), and the case against wedding presents.
Doublex
May 30 2013 12:03 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Monkey Desire EditionListen to Slate’s show about female desire; how gay marriage might save straight marriage; and the fraught relationship among women, shoes, and the media.
DoubleX Gabfest
Feb. 7 2013 10:10 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Mrs. Carter EditionListen to Slate’s show about pop culture and (maybe) feminist icon Beyoncé; The New Yorker’s recent story about mass shooter Amy Bishop; and a new paper on the myths of weight loss.
DoubleX Gabfest
Jan. 24 2013 11:12 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Michelle’s Bangs EditionListen to Slate’s show about Michelle Obama’s evolution and style, the lasting impact of high school, and porn for women. 
Tv Club
Jan. 16 2013 9:59 AMParenthood Season 4Is the show all about family too critical of its female characters?
DoubleX Gabfest
Jan. 10 2013 11:01 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Do You Like the Way We Sound? EditionListen to Slate’s show about Elizabeth Wurtzel’s confessional in New York magazine, vocal fry, and Hillary Clinton’s recent health scare. 
Doublex
Jan. 9 2013 9:00 AM“Being a Single Parent Is Many Things. But It Is Not Failure.”Slate readers on the upsides of single parenthood.
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 27 2012 8:36 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Home for the Holidays EditionListen to Slate’s show about women and guns, This Is 40, and the agony (or ecstasy) of going home for the holidays.
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 13 2012 8:44 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Old Sperm EditionListen to Slates show about the risks of older parenthood, gender-neutral toys, and the sustaining tradition that says men are responsible for all marriage proposals.
The XX Factor
Dec. 10 2012 2:29 PMWe Waited Years Before Having Kids. Big Mistake?

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