DoubleX Gabfest: The Juice Cleanse EditionListen to Slate’s show about rape victims speaking out, juice cleanses, and the rise of the female business traveler.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Stop Binge Drinking EditionListen to Slate’s show about women senators and the budget deal, young women and binge drinking, and a self-esteem campaign's misuse of the word beautiful.
DoubleX Gabfest: The “What the Heck Is Dry Shampoo?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about how the government shutdown affects women, fall TV, and what BuzzFeed thinks about women in their 30s.
In Defense of the Security ClearanceThe Defense Department is actually taking an enlightened approach to the mental health question. Let’s not mess that up.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Marshmallow Test EditionListen to Slate’s show about wild children in the classroom, political polarization via online dating, and what’s killing poor white women.
DoubleX Gabfest: The No Sex and All Kindness EditionListen to Slate’s show about Orthodox Jewish feminists, life without sex, and kindness.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Pajama Party EditionListen to Slate’s show about bros in the tech industry, rape in the military, and pajamas on the runway.
The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club on The FlamethrowersOur critics debate Rachel Kushner’s novel of art, revolution, and motorcycle racing.
The Gender Wage Gap LieYou know that “women make 77 cents to every man’s dollar” line you’ve heard a hundred times? It’s not true.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Carlos Danger EditionListen to Slate’s show about the trials of Huma Abedin, polyamory, and texting exes.
The U.S. Isn’t Just Failing to Protect Electronics Workers From Toxic Substances. Their Kids Are Suffering, Too.
The Rockets’ Red, White, and Blue Glare How did fireworks become America’s Fourth of July pastime?
The XX Factor
The Latest Battle for Religious Women: Quran Recitation Apps That Don’t Include Female Voices
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of June 29, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Proudly Hailed “The Star-Spangled Banner” is militaristic, syntactically garbled, and impossible to sing. It’s perfect.
The Digital Demagogue The Greek prime minister’s faceoff with Europe is something new: a bold, imperfect, high-velocity form of mass democracy made possible by the Internet.