Linda Hirshman

Linda Hirshman is the author of the (entirely appropriately named)  Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution, coming June 5.

May 9 2012 8:35 PMGay Marriage, Black VotersWhy Obama is able to endorse gay marriage in a way a white Democratic president couldn’t.
June 26 2011 5:13 PMSetting Marriage StraightHow the growing approval of gay marriage benefits straight women, too.
Aug. 9 2010 5:57 PMThe Damsels DemurThe conservative defense of marriage as protection for women is utterly unconvincing.
The XX Factor
Nov. 11 2009 2:22 PMA Recipe for Disaster
The XX Factor
Oct. 2 2009 12:50 PMBad Sex: Letterman, Polanski, Ensign, and Edwards
Xx factor Xxtra
Jan. 13 2009 1:41 PMGot To WorkHow the Obama jobs program will really affect women workers.
Xx factor Xxtra
Aug. 12 2008 6:20 PMUnnecessarily EvilReclaiming the morality of abortion and the overdue change to the Democratic platform.
April 18 2008 7:11 AMYo MammaHillary Clinton as the battleground in the war between mothers and daughters.
Oct. 12 2011 4:24 PMPresent at the Creation
Frank Kameny, the modest, stubborn man who helped start the gay rights movement.
March 10 2011 2:27 PMDOMA Laid BareHouse Republicans defense of DOMA will be rooted in their own ugly history.
July 9 2010 11:41 AMGay Marriage, the Old-School WayJudge Joseph Tauro's courageous ruling in favor of same-sex marriage.
The XX Factor
Oct. 26 2009 11:13 AMWhy Opting Out Still Hasn't Been Proven False
Xx factor Xxtra
April 8 2009 11:41 AMCrazy Love, Crazy ChoicesWhy on earth do women stay in abusive relationships?
Xx factor Xxtra
Sept. 2 2008 4:32 PMDo as We DoSarah Palin's teenage daughter will have a baby. Here's why you may not want yours to do the same.
April 30 2008 6:04 PMThat's HystericalAttacks on a "hysterical" Hillary Clinton have a long literary pedigree.
March 12 2008 12:19 PMThe Silda Spitzer LessonDon't quit your day job.



Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:05 PM Today in GOP Outreach to Women: You Broads Like Wedding Dresses, Right?

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

How Tattoo Parlors Became the Barber Shops of Hipster Neighborhoods

This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century

Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
  News & Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
Buy a Small Business
Oct. 1 2014 11:48 PM Inking the Deal Why tattoo parlors are a great small-business bet.
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PM Tom Cruise Dies Over and Over Again in This Edge of Tomorrow Supercut
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?