Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

Mark Joseph Stern is a writer for Slate. He covers science, the law, and LGBTQ issues.

Doublex
Aug. 20 2014 5:00 AMPlease Allow Me to Be Grossed Out by My Boyfriend’s Unibrow Listen to two Slate writers revisit a discussion about body image and body shaming.
Politics
Aug. 11 2014 11:36 AMTwo Slate Writers Debate: Are Gay Marriage Opponents Bigots?Listen to Saletan and Stern revisit a disagreement about marriage equality and religious freedom.
Slate Plus
June 2 2014 7:24 AM“Haters Prove You’re Doing Something Right”Two Slate writers read and consider their foulest hate mail.
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
Medical Examiner
Aug. 4 2014 9:44 AMSlate Voice: “The Bloodshed State”Listen to Mark Joseph Stern read his most popular article from the month of July. 
Slate Plus
May 13 2014 12:43 PMHow Gay Marriage Ruined My FridaysThe judiciary’s vast conspiracy to destroy my weekends.