Hanky-Panky PoliticsI once had an affair with a man now running for office. Should I come forward?
Long-Lost Father in the Next TownI’ve found my biological dad. Should I try to contact him?
Getting Out of HandPrudie advises a woman whose 14-year-old son is pleasuring himself too much and in odd places.
Park the Car in ____ YardPrudie advises a Harvard student embarrassed to say the school’s name.
Can’t Stomach ItI was shamed for getting gastric bypass surgery. Should I keep the procedure a secret?
Drive-By BountyPrudie advises a woman whose boyfriend demands she flash truckers on the highway.
Etiquette for Loaning Your PhoneSomeone borrowed my phone to chat instead of make a call. Is that weird?
Killing With KindnessPrudie counsels a woman whose in-laws want to throw a big, exhausting get-well-from-cancer party.
All Shook UpMy 11-year-old has been exploring herself with my “back massager.” Should I stop her?
Can of WormsPrudie offers advice to a letter writer who wants to blackmail a famous ex with tapes of his fetish.
No Son of MinePrudie advises a man who discovered his child by surrogate is not biologically his.
Left Out by the GangOur friends all went on a trip without us. I never want to see them again.
Gone MomPrudie advises a woman who wishes to leave her young daughter and husband behind.
The Slate Archives Podcast: “My Husband’s Other Wife” June Thomas tells us about her favorite Slate piece.
Mixed Feelings About a MixtapeMy boyfriend gave me a mixtape, but all the songs are weird or depressing.
The Lonely TeetotalerPrudie counsels a letter writer who doesn’t drink alcohol—and is constantly harassed by others for it.
Naked and AfraidPrudie offers advice on whether a young boy should sleep in the same room with his nude grandfather.
Home WorkPrudie advises a man who wants to be a stay-at-home dad, but his wife refuses.
TODAY IN SLATE
Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race The Whiteness Project underscores why there is so little empathy between whites and blacks.
How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney
Or at least trade it for something.
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- Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up College Pumpkin Festival Turned Violent
- Racist Rancher Cliven Bundy Challenges Eric Holder in Bizarre Campaign Ad
- Supreme Court Allows Texas Law That Accepts Handgun Permits but not College IDs to Vote
Space: The Next Generation
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.
Dawn Patrol Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Senior editor David Haglund shares what intrigued him at the magazine.
Space: The Next Generation
An All-Female Mission to Mars As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.
Bio-Inspiration Is Finally Delivering Inventions Based on Porcupines, Parasites, and Of Course Geckos