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Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada. Now, Journalists Can’t Even Say Her Name.
The Character Loses Battles, but the Writer’s Won the War Caitlin Moran is all grown up. Can her autobiographical novel about an unformed girl overcome that?
“That Screaming Lady”Lena Dunham, Jill Soloway, and other funny women on what Joan Rivers meant to them.
Exclusive SororityWhat Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, and Christiane Amanpour can’t teach us about women in TV news.
No, Women’s Soccer Does Not Have a Domestic Violence ProblemOr, why it is very, very stupid to compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Real Women EditionListen to Slate’s show about NFL player Adrian Peterson’s child abuse charges.
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A Blog Post About Taylor Swift and Women That Does Not Ask if Taylor Swift Is a Feminist
Lindsay Lohan’s New App Is Like Watching a Comments Section Come to Life. (That’s Not a Good Thing.)
The Bro Whisperer of Bustle Bryan Goldberg’s site for women was doomed from the start. One year later, it’s hugely successful. What’s his secret?
Battered and Blue Police departments shouldn’t feel under siege. The public just wants better policing.
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
How Creative Is Your Computer? The Lovelace test is a better measure of artificial intelligence than the Turing test.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.