Libby Copeland

Libby Copeland is a writer in New York and a 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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Dec. 16 2014 11:47 AMWisconsin Is Throwing Pregnant Women in Jail to Protect “Unborn Children”
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Dec. 5 2014 9:06 AMSony Pictures Hack Reveal: Male Exec Doing Same Job as Female Exec Makes $1 Million More
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Sept. 25 2013 11:49 PMKorra’s a Girl?TV producers think boys won’t watch girl heroines. Turns out that’s not true. 
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Aug. 5 2013 7:15 AMBuying a Car OnlineYou should do it. Especially if you’re a woman.
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March 26 2013 5:12 PMThe Strange Passions of Buzz Bissinger
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March 19 2013 7:30 AMBaby, You Can’t Drive My CarWhy does the auto industry get women so wrong?
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Nov. 23 2012 7:00 AMThe Worst Baby Advice EverSmear your baby in lard! Feed the infant bacon and eggs!
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Sept. 7 2012 3:30 AMWhy Are Presidential Candidates’ Wives All the Same?What do Laura Bush, Michelle Obama, and Ann Romney have in common? Apparently, everything.  
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July 19 2012 6:16 AMBieber in a BottleThe exploding market of celebrity perfumes.
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June 22 2012 10:20 AMKaren Klein and the Strange Nature of Bullying
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June 7 2012 1:24 PMThe New Fetal Tests and the Science of Uncertainty
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June 1 2012 1:03 PMReporters Ask Men About Women's Issues, Instead of Women
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May 25 2012 2:12 PMBei Bei Shuai's Attempted Suicide-While-Pregnant and What It Tells Us About Motherhood
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May 17 2012 10:24 AM DoubleX Gabfest: The Barechested EditionListen to Slate’s show about attachment parenting, President Obama’s college love letters, and child psychopaths.
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May 4 2012 5:35 PMVogue Stops Passing the Buck and Declares There's Such a Thing as Too Thin
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Dec. 7 2014 7:52 PMOxytotsInstead of learning from the unfounded hysteria of the crack baby era, we’re repeating it. 
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March 5 2014 5:30 AMKorra’s a Girl?TV producers think boys won’t watch girl heroines. Turns out that’s not true. 
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Aug. 12 2013 5:30 AMIs Diet Soda Girly?Marketing companies take on gender contamination, the idea that when women flock to a product, men flee.
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April 29 2013 5:30 AMSleevelessThe sheath: a particular brand of female-anchor sexy.
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March 19 2013 1:13 PMWhy Not Marry at 20 If You’re Rich and Famous?
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Dec. 27 2012 7:33 AMDrill Baby DrillWhy are women suddenly really into power tools?
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Nov. 16 2012 7:40 AMWhen Did Socialite Become an Insult?From Brooke Astor to Jill Kelley. How far they have fallen.
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Aug. 21 2012 11:08 AMGoogle vs. GodWhat’s causing all these Hasidic Jews to flee their community? Smartphones.
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June 29 2012 2:45 PMTomKat's Split Portends a Bad Summer for Scientology
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June 18 2012 1:26 PMWhy Are Creflo Dollar’s Followers So Quick To Assume His Daughter Is Lying?
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June 1 2012 3:25 PMWhat It Feels Like for a VirginWhy MTV never should have pulled the plug on My First …
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May 25 2012 2:48 PMJohn Edwards Flirts With Destruction, Alternate Juror
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May 21 2012 7:37 AMTweens on the RunwayWhen did high fashion models get so young?
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May 11 2012 5:36 PMMichele Bachmann Accused of "Treason"
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April 27 2012 4:12 PMIn Defense of Sexy Ads

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