"I Feel Particularly Bad About That Last One"When using friends and family to make an argument feels right, and when it feels wrong.
The XX Factor
Fear Over Online Predators Is the New “Stranger Danger.” When Will Parents Stop Panicking?
Sex Talk FailI have been trying to talk to my daughter about sex since September, but I can’t get it up.
The XX Factor
At Evangelical College, Woman Who Was Assaulted Is "Responsible for What Happened to Her"
MSNBC’s Scholar-in-ResidenceMelissa Harris-Perry, tenured professor, progressive hero, TV star.
Alone, Alone, All, All Alone, Alone on a Wild Wild SeaBarbara Ehrenreich searches for transcendence.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Conscious Uncoupling EditionListen to Slate’s show about Gwyneth Paltrow’s conscious uncoupling from Chris Martin.
The Audio Book Club
Is Slaughterhouse-Five a Rambunctious Countercultural Lark or a Document of Severe Depression?
DoubleX Gabfest: The Blinded Me With Science EditionListen to Slate’s show about the science of relationships, the Washington Post’s Date Lab, and whether an equal marriage means less sex.
Less Romance, More DataA new breed of research is trying to Moneyball the least logical of all human endeavors: love.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Triple Package, Triple Axel EditionListen to Slate’s show about Dylan Farrow’s open letter, Amy Chua’s new book, and the women of the Olympics.
Values FeminismCathy McMorris Rodgers, Supermom, is the new model for a successful Republican woman.
Planes, Trains, Automobiles. And Ships. A special collection of travel-related investigative reporting.
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a helicopter paramedic about his workday.