Ruth Graham
Ruth Graham Ruth Graham

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

Family
Feb. 28 2018 5:56 PMIt’s Outrageous to Prosecute Moms Whose Children Die Due to Incorrectly Installed Car Seats
Faith-based
Feb. 22 2018 5:01 PMBeing Ruth GrahamBilly Graham has hovered over me my whole life, and not just because I share a name with his wife and daughter.
Relationships
Feb. 16 2018 2:44 PMI Knew Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Were Divorcing Before They Announced It and Here’s HowThere’s one sneaky tell for when a celebrity couple is about to split.
Relationships
Feb. 14 2018 5:55 AMI’ll Tell You What, Nothing Is More Romantic Than Talking About Trash Cans and Towels With My Husband
Food
Feb. 6 2018 2:07 PMYou Know What, I Do Want “Lady Doritos”The backlash to these hypothetical new chips is absurd.
Faith-based
Jan. 26 2018 3:48 PMWhat Is a “Faith Consultant”? Burns Strider’s Complicated Role in the Clinton Campaign
Faith-based
Jan. 19 2018 8:30 AMWhat Happens if You Package the Bible as a Novel Instead of a Textbook?A new publishing approach could revolutionize how people process the Good Book.
Family
Jan. 17 2018 11:32 AMA Gentle Ode to All the Baby Accessories Designed to Look Like Military Gear
Family
Jan. 16 2018 5:45 AM“My Life Is a Waking Nightmare”Why do parents make parenting sound so God-awful?
The XX Factor
Jan. 11 2018 2:51 PMHow the Evangelical Culture of Forgiveness Hurts Victims of Sexual Abuse
The XX Factor
Dec. 21 2017 12:20 PMEvangelical Women, Long Acculturated to Shun “Negative” Topics, Are Speaking Out About #MeToo
The XX Factor
Dec. 13 2017 2:46 PMHow Should We Process Sexual Harassment Allegations When No Specific Allegations Have Been Made Public?
Screen Time
Dec. 7 2017 8:30 AMYep, the Purple Teletubby Was Gay
The XX Factor
Nov. 27 2017 1:12 PMPrince Harry and Meghan Markle Make the Story of Will and Kate Seem Like a Real Snooze
The XX Factor
Nov. 16 2017 10:14 AMIt’s Astonishing That It Took This Long for the Bill Clinton Moment of Reckoning to Arrive
Life
Feb. 27 2018 3:59 PMOur Deeply Un-Nurturing “Nurturer in Chief”Monica Lewinsky’s Vanity Fair essay helps crystallize what’s so infuriating about Ivanka’s recent comments about her dad.
The Slatest
Feb. 21 2018 4:56 PM“America’s Pastor”For good and for ill, Billy Graham’s impact on the culture at large—not to mention evangelicalism in particular—is nearly incalculable.
The Slatest
Feb. 15 2018 3:15 PMRepublicans Have Finally Stopped Using the Phrase “Thoughts and Prayers”
The Goods
Feb. 9 2018 7:45 AMHere’s a 9 mm Handgun Casually Engraved With One All-Caps Word
Relationships
Feb. 5 2018 4:31 PMThis “Mixed-Orientation” Mormon Couple’s Account of Why They Couldn’t Stay Married Is Remarkable
Food
Jan. 25 2018 5:42 PMHalal Is a Growing Food Trend in America. So Why Did KFC Stop One Owner From Marketing His Halal Chicken That Way?
Wide Angle
Jan. 17 2018 6:24 PMFun, Free-Wheeling, and Kind of TerrifyingA deep dive into the archives of Babe.net.
Family
Jan. 16 2018 5:57 AMThe Dubious System for Measuring the Size of Your Baby’s HeadWhy so many parents are mistakenly told that their kid has a massive noggin.
Future Tense
Jan. 12 2018 2:23 PMA New “Wikileaks for Religion” Publishes Its First Trove of Documents
Faith-based
Jan. 4 2018 5:55 AMBless His HeartDavid Brody, chief political correspondent for the Christian Broadcasting Network, guessed early on that white evangelicals would go for Trump.
Screen Time
Dec. 19 2017 11:10 AMOnce Upon a Time, Parents Thought Videos of Puppets Playing Mozart Would Make Babies Smarter
Medical Examiner
Dec. 7 2017 3:53 PMYou Don’t Need to Change Your Birth Control Method Due to the New Study on Cancer RiskYou can, of course. But big studies like this are more relevant to public health, not personal health.
The XX Factor
Nov. 30 2017 2:30 PMWhy Garrison Keillor’s Fall From Grace Feels Particularly Queasy-Making
The XX Factor
Nov. 17 2017 2:16 PMThese Are Probably the Awesome Fox Tights Radhika Jones Wore to Conde Nast
The XX Factor
Nov. 14 2017 10:13 AMOne Group That Thinks Grown Men “Courting” Teen Girls Is Natural? Fundamentalist Home-Schoolers.

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