Allison Benedikt

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

The XX Factor
July 23 2012 4:47 PMForced Abortions, Vogue, and the One-Child Policy in China
Tv Club
July 20 2012 7:00 AMLouie, Season 3Finally, two human beings communicating naturally!
Tv Club
July 13 2012 11:27 AMLouie, Season 3C.K.’s sappy side—and his defense of Daniel Tosh.
The XX Factor
July 10 2012 10:33 AMAccording to Kids, School Is Too Easy
Tv Club
July 5 2012 11:09 PMLouie, Season 3Our hero has a feminine side.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 28 2012 10:40 AM DoubleX Gabfest: The Still Not Having It All EditionListen to Slate’s show about Anne-Marie Slaughter’s Atlantic cover story, the new Pixar movie Brave, and spoiled American kids.
The XX Factor
June 26 2012 11:57 AMOne Solution to the Work-Family Balance Dilemma: Spend Less Time with Your Kids
The XX Factor
June 22 2012 4:29 PMTalking About the Atlantic Piece That Everyone Is Talking About
The XX Factor
June 17 2012 11:00 PMGirls Finale: What’s With All the Peeing? And Cake?
The XX Factor
June 14 2012 7:00 AMWhere Are They Now: Checking In on the Child-Free Subjects of a 2000 New York Times Story
The XX Factor
June 8 2012 3:28 PMThere Is No "War on Women"
The XX Factor
May 31 2012 1:57 PMSex-Selection Abortions: Why the Pro-Choice Movement Can't Gulp
Books
March 3 2012 12:26 AM17,000,000 Weeping Pregnant Women Can’t Be WrongThe mean-girl advice of What To Expect When You’re Expecting.
The XX Factor
July 20 2012 3:30 PMIs This What It's Like to be a Woman in Government?   
The XX Factor
July 16 2012 5:02 PMParenting Hate-Reads: When Will They End?
DoubleX Gabfest
July 12 2012 7:43 AM DoubleX Gabfest: The Un-Retouched EditionListen to Slate’s show about young women getting their tubes tied, last week’s date-rape episode of Louie, and Seventeen magazine’s new photo touch-up policy. 
Tv Club
July 6 2012 4:04 PMLouie, Season 3Wait, why are we supposed to love the scene where Melissa Leo punches Louie?
Tv Club
June 29 2012 7:45 AMLouie, Season 3Our first, surprising glimpse of Louie’s ex-wife.
Tv Club
June 28 2012 6:17 AMLouie, Season 3Louie is about the world I live in; Girls is about the world I read about in the style section.
The XX Factor
June 25 2012 5:53 PMIs $7,000 Too Much for the Government To Spend on Improving a Marriage?
The XX Factor
June 20 2012 2:07 PMPhotoshopping a Fetus Onto Your Pregnant Stomach Isn’t Just Tacky, It’s Bad for Women
DoubleX Gabfest
June 14 2012 12:20 PM DoubleX Gabfest: The Muppet Show EditionListen to Slate’s show about subversive commencement speeches, a new study on gay parenting, and Muppet chaos theory.
The XX Factor
June 10 2012 10:50 PMGirls on Girls: Do You Have to Hate Your Best Friend's Nemesis?
The XX Factor
June 6 2012 2:51 PMStuff Not To Get Too Worked Up About: Lame Video Games for Girls
DoubleX Gabfest
May 31 2012 10:39 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Itty Bitty Cheapo Rock EditionListen to Slate’s show about Mark Zuckerberg’s new wife Priscilla Chan, the GeekDad movement, and women in combat. 

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  News & Politics
Photography
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
Quora
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 21 2014 2:00 PM Colin Farrell Will Star in True Detective’s Second Season
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.