Melinda Henneberger

Melinda Henneberger is a Slate contributor and the author of If They Only Listened to Us: What Women Voters Want Politicians To Hear.

Xx factor Xxtra
Nov. 24 2008 6:56 PMLose-Lose on AbortionObama's threat to Catholic hospitals and their very serious counterthreat.
Xx factor Xxtra
Oct. 13 2008 11:54 AMPro-Life and Pro-ObamaWomen who are giving up on the GOP.
Aug. 14 2008 12:46 PMMcCain's BFFLindsey Graham may be more valuable as McCain's running buddy than as his running mate.
June 10 2008 1:14 PMAn Affair To RememberShe was 82. He was 95. They had dementia. They fell in love. And then they started having sex.
May 2 2008 7:07 AMSpring Books in BriefWhat Slate's reading this spring.
First Mates
April 14 2008 7:29 AMFor Better or for WorseWhy the Clintons will stay married, win or lose.
March 21 2008 7:12 PMAnd Speaking of Perfect Unions …What if Hillary Clinton gave a speech about gender? (And why she won't.)
Feb. 1 2008 7:29 AMWinter BooksWhat Slate is reading this winter.
Jan. 28 2008 6:17 PMThat Old Kennedy MagicTed Kennedy's roof-raising endorsement of Barack Obama.
First Mates
Dec. 20 2007 3:34 PMElizabeth and the Big HouseInside the Edwards marriage.
First Mates
Oct. 26 2007 10:14 AMThe Obama MarriageHow does it work for Michelle Obama?
Oct. 4 2007 3:41 PMWith Malice Toward NunsThe priest sex-abuse scandal claims some new, elderly victims.
The Breakfast Table
July 2 2002 12:03 PMAs Seen on TV
The Breakfast Table
July 1 2002 1:45 PMMaureen's Bane
Press Box
June 3 2002 3:21 PMVow of SilenceThe Vatican's death grip on the news.
First Mates
Oct. 23 2008 6:15 PM… or for WorseWhy American politicians have such rotten marriages.
Xx factor Xxtra
Aug. 26 2008 5:34 PMThe E-Harmony ElectionWhen did voting become like dating? And when did it become like dating yourself?
June 27 2008 7:03 PMHow Sally Quinn Made Me a Better CatholicThe strange Tim-Russert-funeral, communion-blogging controversy.
Xx factor Xxtra
June 9 2008 7:16 PMWe Will SurviveRumors of the death of feminism are greatly exaggerated.
May 1 2008 5:33 PMHillary for Mother SuperiorWhy Catholics prefer Clinton to Obama.
Reading List
April 12 2008 7:20 AMYour Papal Homework AssignmentPrepare for the pope's America visit with these books, articles, and Web sites about him and the Catholic Church.
Tv Club
March 11 2008 11:48 AMWeek 10: Sometimes It's the Stuff That Actually Happened That's the Least Convincing
First Mates
Jan. 29 2008 2:46 PMShoots Bear, Submits to HusbandThe fascinating marriage of Mike and Janet Huckabee.
First Mates
Dec. 21 2007 7:26 AMOne for the Price of TwoWhy Elizabeth Edwards isn't Hillary Clinton.
First Mates
Oct. 29 2007 7:31 AMThe Obama MarriageWhat it could mean for his presidency.
First Mates
Oct. 26 2007 10:14 AMFirst MatesIntroducing a new Slate series about the marriages of the presidential candidates.
The Breakfast Table
July 3 2002 5:04 PMAuthentic Catholics
The Breakfast Table
July 2 2002 10:49 AMWhy Has Kim Cattrall Dieted Her Breasts Off?
The Breakfast Table
July 1 2002 11:07 AMComebacks via the Holiday Inn
Home Fires
May 23 2002 5:37 PMMy Priest, the Child MolesterWhy was the congregation so quick to forgive him?



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


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
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 Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
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.
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
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 Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.