Katy Waldman Katy Waldman

Katy Waldman is a Slate staff writer. 

Books
April 11 2014 9:18 AMAll Deserts Look AlikeA new war spawns new war poetry.
The XX Factor
April 7 2014 11:40 AMWomen Won’t Apply for Jobs Seeking “Assertive” Applicants. Should Women Change, or Should Job Ads?
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April 3 2014 11:50 AMWhy Women Are Weirder About Money Than Men
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April 1 2014 3:18 PMHarvard Student Writes About Being Sexually Assaulted, Then Ignored by Administrators
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March 31 2014 5:15 PMNew York Times Story on Two Lady Chefs Is a Love Letter to Female Mentors
Brow Beat
March 28 2014 5:26 PMResearchers Want Children's Books to Stop Anthropomorphizing Animals. That's a Terrible Idea.
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March 26 2014 4:32 PMThe Yummies Are Coming   
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March 24 2014 6:36 PMPeople Love and Hate Hillary Clinton for Equally Mindless Reasons
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March 19 2014 3:45 PMFound It! A New Study Locates Your Self Inside Your Chest.
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March 17 2014 11:20 AMA Female Academic "Leaned In" and Allegedly Lost Her Job Offer. Sometimes It Does Hurt to Ask.
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March 13 2014 4:24 PMPrinceton Mom's One Saving Grace
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March 10 2014 4:45 PMBeyoncé and Sheryl Sandberg Want to Ban the Word Bossy. That Seems Kind of Bossy.
Books
March 7 2014 8:40 AMYes, Karen Russell Is a GeniusHer new novella shows her MacArthur grant was no fluke.
The XX Factor
Feb. 28 2014 5:14 PMDove Wants to Take Back Armpits for Feminism
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Feb. 27 2014 6:26 PMThe Downsides of Having a Female President
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April 9 2014 4:10 PMHey, Hillary, Here’s Some Data Showing How You Could Make a Difference
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April 3 2014 5:16 PMI Hope James Franco Is a Creep, Not a Performance Artist
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April 2 2014 9:30 AMWomen Today Earn Less Than Their Dads Did, and If Their Moms Stayed Home, They Marry Rich
Future Tense
April 1 2014 1:37 PM"Hate With Friends" Shows You the Pleasure of Hating Your Friends
The XX Factor
March 31 2014 10:52 AM"I'm Very Happy About Jared Leto": Inside the World of Male Longhairs
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March 27 2014 1:55 PMYour Super Creative Resume Is Making Me Sad
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March 25 2014 5:23 PMIt's Not That Michelle Obama Is a Lackluster First Lady. It's That the Office of First Lady No Longer Makes Any Sense.
Culturebox
March 21 2014 1:00 PMEveryone Knows Where They BelongThe Choosing Ceremony, the Sorting Hat, the Reaping: YA and the quest to know who you are.
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March 18 2014 5:06 PMAnthony Lane Drools All Over Scarlett Johansson in the New Yorker, Then Says She Lacks Substance
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March 14 2014 1:32 PMMove Over Glossy Magazines. Now Social Media Makes Young Girls Hate Themselves.
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March 12 2014 4:13 PMThere Are 400,000 Unprocessed Rape Kits in the U.S. How Can This Be?
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March 7 2014 5:55 PMGiving Up Something For Lent? Shhh.
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March 6 2014 3:11 PMSexual Aggressors in Bars Aren't Necessarily Drunk, But Their Targets Are
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Feb. 28 2014 1:41 PMTeen's Facebook Post Costs Her Dad $80,000. Oops.
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Feb. 27 2014 1:31 PMBonkers Iowa Bill Would Allow Women to Sue Abortion Providers for “Abortion Regret”

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  Slate Plus
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  Arts
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Oct. 19 2014 4:33 PM Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
  Technology
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  Sports
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