Jillian Keenan

Jillian Keenan is a writer in New York City. You can follow her on Twitter and her website.

Medical Examiner
Sept. 17 2014 11:48 PMSpanking Is Great for SexWhich is why it’s grotesque for parenting.
Medical Examiner
June 4 2014 1:25 PMSex Is ComplicatedConservatives’ simple biological facts aren’t facts at all.
Sept. 30 2013 3:35 PMKeep the ChangeGiving money to child beggars is the least generous thing a tourist can do.
July 24 2013 11:49 AMIs Sex Addiction Real or Just an Excuse?A new study suggests that there’s no such thing as a clinical addiction to sex.
June 10 2013 4:49 PMWhere Should I Flee to Avoid Extradition?Hong Kong? Iceland? Ecuador? Paris is lovely this time of year.
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March 8 2013 8:11 AMWe’re Kinky, Not CrazyIncluding “paraphilic disorders” in the DSM V is redundant, unscientific, and stigmatizing.
Aug. 18 2014 8:30 AMIs Kink a Sexual Orientation?
March 3 2014 11:45 PMKick Andrew Jackson Off the $20 Bill!The seventh president engineered genocide. He should be vilified, not honored.
Aug. 26 2013 2:58 PMBeyond the Turkey BasterMidwives are performing intrauterine inseminations at home, without formal education or regulation. What could go wrong?
June 13 2013 8:14 AMMarry Me. And Me.The case for polyamory. And while we’re at it, let’s privatize marriage.
April 15 2013 5:35 AMLegalize Polygamy!No. I am not kidding.


Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
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Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
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Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
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Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.