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Dec. 19 2014 12:54 PMSerial Might Have Been Better if Sarah Koenig Had Been Less Likable
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Dec. 8 2014 4:28 PMThe Newsroom’s Nightmare Campus Rape Episode
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Nov. 20 2014 11:07 PMWhy Did the AP Suppress the Sexual Assault Portion of Its Bill Cosby Interview?
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Nov. 18 2014 8:52 AMWhat Cops Are Really Thinking When a Woman Claims She Was Raped
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Nov. 10 2014 12:48 PMThe FBI Finally Ditches Its 80-Year-Old Definition of Rape
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Nov. 5 2014 3:29 PMSexual Assault, Football, and a Mole Inside the Air Force Academy
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Oct. 30 2014 4:46 PMEmma Sulkowicz Inspired Students Across the Country to Carry Their Mattresses. Now What?
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Oct. 28 2014 1:39 PMCalifornia Cops Steal Naked Photos of Women in Custody, Send Them to Other Cops, Call It a “Game”
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Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AMWatch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
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Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PMRenée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
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Oct. 16 2014 12:39 PMA Thot Is Not a Slut: The Popular Insult Is More About Race and Class Than Sex
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Oct. 15 2014 8:52 AMMale Allies Are Important, Except When They’re the Worst
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Oct. 10 2014 2:08 PMVictims of Online Crimes Are Finally Getting Justice—as Long as They’re Rich and Famous
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Oct. 7 2014 1:28 PMJennifer Lawrence: “It Is Not a Scandal. It Is a Sex Crime.” Amen.
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Oct. 6 2014 5:22 PMThe Psycho Bitch, From Fatal Attraction's Single Woman to Gone Girl's Perfect Wife
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Dec. 11 2014 5:07 PMFeminism Can Stand Without Jackie
Slate Plus
Dec. 3 2014 10:30 AMAre Comment Sections Worth It?It takes a lot of moderation to keep the troll population at bay. 
Doublex
Nov. 19 2014 6:33 AMHow the Sexiest Man Alive’s Sausage Gets MadeThree decades of what People magazine thinks women want.
Future Tense
Nov. 13 2014 10:04 AMThe Golden EggCouples want their egg donors to be smart, athletic, and good-looking.
Brow Beat
Nov. 6 2014 8:34 PMSerial Takes a Step Back, and Gets Some Experts Involved. We Discuss the Latest Episode.
The XX Factor
Oct. 31 2014 3:32 PMTwo Lawsuits Allege Rape at the “Rapebait” Frat House
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Oct. 28 2014 3:19 PMWoman With Hidden Camera Is Harassed More Than 100 Times in 10 Hours
Culturebox
Oct. 24 2014 12:51 PMLight Emotional SharingAmy Poehler joins the famous women’s comedy/memoir/advice-book club.
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Oct. 22 2014 10:00 AMOn the Internet, Men Are Called Names. Women Are Stalked and Sexually Harassed.  
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Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PMA Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
DoubleX Gabfest
Oct. 16 2014 9:41 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Collection of Body Parts EditionListen to Slate’s show about sexting, the Gone Girl movie, and male feminists.
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Oct. 14 2014 1:16 PMApple and Facebook Will Now Pay for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs
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Oct. 8 2014 3:58 PMBreast Cancer Awareness Finally Penetrates the Earth’s Crust
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Oct. 7 2014 10:08 AMConsensual Sex App Good2Go Has Been Shut Down
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Oct. 3 2014 2:14 PMWhen Domestic Violence Victims Are Imprisoned for Their Abusers' Crimes

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