Ruth Graham
Ruth Graham Ruth Graham

Ruth Graham is a regular Slate contributor. She lives in New Hampshire.

The XX Factor
May 9 2016 3:27 PMWhy the Osbourne Split Feels Sadder Than Your Typical Celebrity Divorce
The XX Factor
April 25 2016 2:10 PMBeyoncé’s Lemonade Is a Master Class in Using Art to Manage Gossip
The XX Factor
April 19 2016 11:31 AMWhy the Pope Brought 12 Syrian Refugees Home to the Vatican
Books
April 12 2016 10:55 AMStories for the Square GirlsBeverly Cleary’s unjustly forgotten teen novels tell simple stories of first love.
The XX Factor
April 6 2016 1:58 PMEverything You Need to Know About the Feud Between Sarah Palin and Azealia Banks
Books
April 4 2016 9:00 AMDummies for DummiesHappy 25th birthday to the perfect guides for when all you know is that you know nothing.
The XX Factor
March 11 2016 2:03 PMShould Bristol Palin Share Custody of Her Baby While She’s Breastfeeding? It’s Complicated.
Brow Beat
March 4 2016 12:51 PM50 Years After “Bigger Than Jesus,” We Forget How Shocking the Rest of That Beatles Interview Was
Culturebox
Feb. 25 2016 5:21 AMIn Defense of Small TalkIt’s not shallow, boring, or offensive. It’s a crucial social lubricant as valuable as wine or laughter.
The XX Factor
Feb. 22 2016 1:27 PMReports of Subway Sex Crimes Are Up—and That’s a Good Thing
Faith-based
Feb. 1 2016 1:14 PMFranklin Graham Wants to Be the Next Billy GrahamHe’s not even close.
The XX Factor
Jan. 12 2016 12:23 PMThe Story Behind El Chapo’s Psychedelic Button-Down Shirts
Brow Beat
Jan. 7 2016 5:08 PMThe Queasiest Thing About Making a Murderer Fandom Is Spoiler Culture
Faith-based
Dec. 17 2015 3:03 PMAmerica Needs More ImamsA lack of training and funding is creating a Muslim leadership vacuum in the U.S. That’s bad for everyone.
Doublex
Dec. 2 2015 3:45 PMKim Kardashian Has a ColdHealth issues are the new frontier in celebrity PR.
Politics
April 28 2016 3:45 PMCan America’s Largest Protestant Denomination Stop Trump?The Southern Baptist Convention takes on the GOP front-runner—and itself.
The XX Factor
April 20 2016 7:30 AMI Talked to the Kid Whose Mom Used Craigslist to Find Him a Feminism Tutor, and It Got Weird
The XX Factor
April 14 2016 2:33 PMTed Cruz’s Post-Honeymoon Stockpiling of Canned Soup Isn’t Weird. It’s Endearing.
Faith-based
April 8 2016 3:05 PMAvoiding “Cold Bureaucratic Morality”“Amoris Laetitia” sums up everything that’s awesome and frustrating about Pope Francis.
Brow Beat
April 6 2016 8:02 AMThe Bizarre True Story of the Group That Seduces Philip in The Americans
The XX Factor
March 11 2016 3:41 PMGwyneth Paltrow Says Your Skincare Products Should Be Nurtured with Chants and Music
The XX Factor
March 8 2016 12:38 PMCanada Has a Critical Sperm Shortage, Proving Big Government Can't Provide Everything
The XX Factor
Feb. 29 2016 2:08 PMWhy Were All Those Guys So Weird About Mad Max’s Jenny Beavan Winning an Oscar?
Brow Beat
Feb. 23 2016 12:35 PMBachelor Ben Is a Very Religious Christian. So Why Won’t Producers Let Him Talk About It on TV?
The XX Factor
Feb. 3 2016 1:01 PMCDC Says Women Shouldn’t Drink Unless They’re on Birth Control. Is It Drunk?!?
The XX Factor
Jan. 20 2016 3:26 PMWhy Do So Many Celebrities Moonlight as Superheroes?
Doublex
Jan. 12 2016 10:46 AMWho Is Marco Rubio’s New Anti-Feminist Adviser?His name is Wayne Grudem, and he’s into something known as “complementarianism.”
Brow Beat
Dec. 22 2015 12:41 PMThis Holiday Season, Talk to Your Baby Boomer Parents About Their Annoying Cellphone Noises
Politics
Dec. 3 2015 1:08 PM“Prayer-Shaming” Isn’t About Attacking PrayerIt’s about calling out empty platitudes in the wake of tragedies such as San Bernardino.
Brow Beat
Nov. 17 2015 12:26 PMWatch Stephen Colbert Show Bill Maher How to Talk About Religion Without Being Obnoxious

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