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.

Doublex
Jan. 26 2011 4:51 PMThe Anti-Social NetworkBy helping other people look happy, Facebook is making us sad.
The XX Factor
Jan. 21 2011 4:13 PMSarah, Sarah, Sarah!
Doublex
Jan. 6 2011 3:53 PMMarrying HefWhat's it like being Mrs. Hugh Hefner?
Doublex
Jan. 4 2011 7:04 AMSexual Chocolate
The XX Factor
Dec. 14 2010 11:54 AMBoehner's Manly Tears
Doublex
Dec. 7 2010 10:47 AMLooking for Meister BräuAuctioning nostalgic brands.
The XX Factor
Nov. 23 2010 10:37 AMWoman Gets Flashed, Gets Even
The XX Factor
Nov. 9 2010 12:24 PMObama's Unconventional Nanny
The XX Factor
Nov. 8 2010 2:19 PMIn Praise of the Mistakes of Motherhood
Doublex
Nov. 3 2010 3:21 PMWag the FingerA candidate's favorite way of saying, "I told you so!"
The XX Factor
Nov. 2 2010 2:09 PMIt's The Economy, But We're Still Discussing Abortion
The XX Factor
Oct. 26 2010 3:51 PMShoot Your Way to a Sash and Crown
The XX Factor
Oct. 15 2010 11:29 AMWhat's It Like To Play Don Draper's Girlfriend?
The XX Factor
Oct. 12 2010 2:59 PMCarly Fiorina: Shying Away From Sarah Palin?
The XX Factor
Oct. 11 2010 1:58 PMHomophobia: A Definition
The XX Factor
Jan. 25 2011 2:10 PMProfile of a Baby Snatcher
The XX Factor
Jan. 12 2011 5:42 PMJudy Clarke and Defending the Despised
Doublex
Jan. 4 2011 7:04 PMSex and CandyThe come-hither looks on the faces of women eating chocolate in stock photographs.
The XX Factor
Dec. 15 2010 4:27 PMYes, Sue McDonald's
The XX Factor
Dec. 8 2010 4:02 PMThe Revealing Vocabulary of the WikiLeaks Scandal
The XX Factor
Dec. 2 2010 10:48 AMBaby Fonda Videos
The XX Factor
Nov. 15 2010 5:19 PMCindy Folds
The XX Factor
Nov. 8 2010 2:21 PM300 Hours of Labor?!
The XX Factor
Nov. 3 2010 4:03 PMMichele Bachmann Has Not Been Hypnotized
The XX Factor
Nov. 2 2010 10:30 PMNo, This Was O'Donnell's Best Line
Doublex
Oct. 29 2010 11:40 AMThe Meg Whitman LessonMoney can't buy relatability.
The XX Factor
Oct. 19 2010 1:04 PMThe Power of Absurdity in Political Ads
The XX Factor
Oct. 13 2010 3:46 PMIs This Piece on Christine O'Donnell Fair?
Doublex
Oct. 12 2010 7:12 AMDrinking While PregnantDo women really need to abstain completely?
The XX Factor
Oct. 6 2010 4:09 PMThe Difference Between Dirty Jokes and Sexual Harassment

READ MORE STORIES

TODAY IN SLATE

Sports Nut

Grandmaster Clash

One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

Do the Celebrities Whose Nude Photos Were Stolen Have a Case Against Apple?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

Future Tense

Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company

Food

How to Order Chinese Food

First, stop thinking of it as “Chinese food.”

Scotland Is Inspiring Secessionists Across America

The Country Where Women Aren’t Allowed to Work Once They’re 36 Weeks’ Pregnant

The XX Factor
Sept. 18 2014 11:40 AM The Country Where Women Aren’t Allowed to Work Once They’re 36 Weeks’ Pregnant
Moneybox
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
The World
Sept. 18 2014 1:34 PM Americans Fault Obama for Giving Them Exactly the Anti-ISIS Strategy They Want
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 18 2014 2:18 PM The NFL Is Not a Nonprofit So why does it get to act like one?
  Life
Doonan
Sept. 18 2014 2:00 PM On the Death of My Homophobic Dog I named him Liberace, but I couldn’t have chosen a less appropriate namesake for this coarse, emotionally withholding Norwich terrier.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 18 2014 12:03 PM The NFL Opines on “the Role of the Female”
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Everyday That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 2:03 PM Ryan Adams’ New Song Is a Reminder That He’s One of His Generation’s Best Songwriters
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 1:24 PM Can the Celebrities Whose Photos Were Stolen Really Sue Apple? It may be harder to prove “harm” than it seems.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 18 2014 7:30 AM Red and Green Ghosts Haunt the Stormy Night
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.