Libby Copeland

Libby Copeland is a writer in New York and a regular Slate contributor. She was previously a Washington Post reporter and editor for 11 years. She can be reached at libbycopeland@gmail.com.

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June 17 2011 4:24 PMPreviously Gay But Permanently Sure of Himself
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June 1 2011 6:11 PM"Who's Sarah Palin?"Following the potential presidential candidate to the only spot in America where people don't recognize her.
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May 27 2011 4:47 PMThe So-Called Rape Cops Trial From Every Angle
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May 19 2011 1:17 PMGet This Woman Some Laughing Gas!Other countries use nitrous oxide in the delivery room. Why don't we?
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May 13 2011 6:55 AMThe Other Kennedy CurseHas Maria Shriver finally bucked her family's addiction to bad marriages?
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May 9 2011 6:47 PMWhen a Home Birth Ends in Tragedy, Can the Midwife Go to Jail?What the case of a Baltimore midwife tells us about midwifery and the law.
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April 29 2011 2:40 PMAnd Now for a Different Sort of Wedding
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April 15 2011 5:01 PMThe Disturbing Transcript in the NY Rape Cop Trial
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April 14 2011 4:03 PMThe Cure for Your Fugly ArmpitsHow advertisers create body anxieties women didn't know they had, and then sell them the solution.
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April 7 2011 10:14 AMYour Sanitary Pad Is Showing Its Age
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March 25 2011 2:44 PMChurch Makes You Fat and News Stories Make You Stupid
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March 9 2011 12:13 PMReporting on a Gang Rape in East Texas
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March 4 2011 12:53 PMAdvice for Callista GingrichNavigating the tricky path from mistress to political wife, with help from Judi Nathan and Anne Boleyn.
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Feb. 15 2011 12:30 PMBerlusconi Said What?
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Feb. 2 2011 1:39 PMIntroducing Lila Rose
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June 8 2011 5:05 PMBachmann Taking on Palin's Mothering?
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May 31 2011 3:14 PMThank You, Sarah Palin
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May 20 2011 11:13 AMFun With Statistics, and Other Thoughts on Home Birth
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May 16 2011 11:18 AMA Slide Show History of Body-Shaming Ads
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May 10 2011 11:05 AMBut the Gingriches Are Solid
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May 6 2011 2:58 PMThe Coolest Geek-Nun Ever
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April 20 2011 11:31 AMWhat's Fair in Rape-Trial Coverage?
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April 14 2011 4:03 PMThe Cure for Your Fugly Armpits
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April 8 2011 6:51 AM"Seems These Movie Stars Are Nothing but Plain Old People!"Celebrity coverage from a century ago.
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April 1 2011 4:44 PMThe '60s Redux and Redux and Redux
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March 16 2011 4:24 PMMichele Bachmann Doesn't Know How To Say She's Sorry
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March 4 2011 2:04 PMThe Young and the Sexless
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Feb. 22 2011 4:12 PMOvulation Nation
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Feb. 9 2011 12:39 PMDiet Pepsi and the Politics of Skinny
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Jan. 31 2011 2:47 PMFacebook Makes Us Sad, Part II

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