Haley Swenson
Haley Swenson

Haley Swenson is the editor of the Better Life Lab at Slate and an ACLS/Mellon Public Fellow.

Life
Sept. 27 2018 2:20 PM“That’s Just One More Barrier to Coming Forward”A professor who studies teens and sexual violence on the very obvious reason girls don’t report these crimes.
Work
Aug. 2 2018 5:04 PMThe GOP Introduced a Paid Family Leave Bill. Advocates Aren’t Pleased.
Family
May 25 2018 1:47 PMLeave Ryker and Questin and Anbre AloneIt makes perfect sense that Mormons give their kids such unusual names.
Work
March 8 2018 10:00 AMWant to Understand the Divisions Between Feminists?Just look at the evolution of International Women’s Day.
Relationships
Feb. 22 2018 11:28 AMChasing the Loneliness Epidemic Won’t Cure What Ails Us
Work
Jan. 16 2018 2:09 PMLong Before #MeToo, Researchers Saw Troubling Trends for Women at WorkWhy did gender sociologists miss the possible role of harassment in slowing down gender equality?
Better Life Lab
Nov. 15 2017 12:59 PMNancy Fraser: In the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis, America’s Care Crisis Is Getting Worse
Better Life Lab
Oct. 24 2017 10:00 AMWhat Europe Gets Right—and What It Gets Wrong—About Flexible Work
Better Life Lab
Oct. 9 2017 10:00 AMFour Fixes to End the Gender Pay Gap That Might Actually Work
Work
Aug. 29 2018 1:03 PMSharp Shoulders Break Glass CeilingsWhat I learned about being a woman from the “lady bosses” of my youth.
Work
July 19 2018 5:08 PMDonating Paid Leave Time to Pregnant Co-Workers Isn’t a Trend. It’s a Travesty.
Work
April 30 2018 3:19 PM“Breastfeed or Don’t. You Do You.”For years, I’ve given distressed friends permission to quit breastfeeding. But this was a total cop-out.
Work
Feb. 28 2018 12:01 PMA New Study Shows How Behind the U.S. Is on Paid Leave—and How It Could Lead
Work
Feb. 8 2018 12:00 PMTrump Says He Supports Paid Family LeaveWhy on Earth should we believe him?
Better Life Lab
Dec. 14 2017 2:07 PMGender Discrimination at Work Is All Too Real, With 42 Percent of Women Experiencing It
Better Life Lab
Nov. 13 2017 10:00 AMBarbara Ehrenreich: Worker Abuse Is Rampant, and Sexual Harassment Is Just the Start
Better Life Lab
Oct. 20 2017 10:00 AMPlease Stop Calling Everything That Frustrates You Emotional Labor
Lexicon Valley
March 24 2016 11:55 AMThe Problem With “That’s Problematic”