Ruth Graham
Ruth Graham Ruth Graham

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

Faith-based
Dec. 10 2018 5:44 PMHow “Woke Ammon Bundy” Became the Year’s Most Surprising Resistance FigureThe split between Bundy and his followers exposes the complicated divisions within the America militia movement.
Life
Dec. 3 2018 6:46 PMDon’t Spend Your Emotional Energy on Sully H.W. BushHe’s a service dog who had been with the president for six months, not his lifelong companion.
Picks
Nov. 28 2018 5:45 AMThe Perfect Balance Between Lonely Agony and Raucous CollaborationAn ode to Codenames.
Faith-based
Nov. 12 2018 5:25 PMWhy the Satanic Temple, Netflix, Warner Bros., and a Goat-Man Deity Are All Wrapped Up in One Recent Lawsuit
Politics
Nov. 7 2018 1:12 AMAlabama Remains Very Red, but It’s Not Nothing That the Democratic Party Ran Competitive, Serious Candidates
Faith-based
Nov. 1 2018 4:49 PMThat Congressional Candidate Who Hired a Fake Rabbi for a Pence Event Sure Has Pissed Off a Lot of Jewish Voters
Relationships
Oct. 16 2018 5:17 PMWow, There Sure Are a Lot of People Rabidly Shipping Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
Faith-based
Oct. 10 2018 8:22 PMThe Mormon Church Just Urged a 10-Day Social Media Fast for WomenAnd here’s how Mormon women reacted.
Faith-based
Oct. 1 2018 8:07 PMConservative Catholics Are Digging for Dirt on American CardinalsWill the selection of the next pope become a political campaign, complete with smear tactics and soft money?
Relationships
Sept. 18 2018 8:00 PM“Jen & Ben Renew Their Vows!”Why tabloids are obsessed with predicting the reunion of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 13 2018 2:01 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Recovering Fruit Bat EditionBreaking into teens’ phones and sleep-resistant tots on Slate’s parenting podcast.
The Slatest
Sept. 4 2018 12:00 AMWhy the New Yorker Didn’t See Its Steve Bannon Debacle Coming
Life
Aug. 27 2018 4:01 PMStop Griping About the White House Flag in the Wake of McCain’s DeathIt’s been perfectly in accordance with the U.S. Flag Code.
Relationships
Aug. 20 2018 4:48 PMWhy It’s So Hard to Process Jimmy Bennett’s Allegations Against Asia Argento
Downtime
July 30 2018 5:12 PMA Good Way to Spice Up Your Marriage (19 Letters)What it’s like to compete in a crossword tournament with your husband.
Relationships
Dec. 6 2018 11:29 AMBlessed BeAs a horny evangelical teen, I knew sex had to wait until marriage. So I wrote soft-core erotica about my wedding night.
Faith-based
Dec. 3 2018 5:50 AMMartyr or “American Dickhead”?Why missionary John Allen Chau’s death on a remote Indian island is so unsettling to Christians.
Food
Nov. 20 2018 4:26 PMTurkey Is Trash! Actually, Turkey Is Good!How hot takes about food got so stale.
Politics
Nov. 7 2018 2:29 PMThis Could Be the End of the Road for Pro-Life Democrats in CongressWith Joe Donnelly’s loss, the coalition looks shakier than ever.
Politics
Nov. 7 2018 1:00 AMLauren Underwood Is One of the Most Exciting Democratic Wins of the Midterms
Life
Oct. 26 2018 3:39 PMWhy the Right-Wing Press Is Obsessed With This Gory Indie Thriller
Relationships
Oct. 12 2018 3:16 PMThe Delusional Futility of Analyzing Ashley Kavanaugh’s Awkward Body Language During Her Husband’s Swearing-In
Politics
Oct. 4 2018 6:22 PMThe Kavanaugh Hearings Have Women Fired Up … to Vote Republican
Life
Sept. 24 2018 6:24 PMJane Mayer Has Been Reporting Alongside Ronan Farrow. So Why Isn’t She Getting Branded as a Hero of #MeToo?
Faith-based
Sept. 18 2018 4:35 PMHow Conservative Christians Are Responding to the Kavanaugh Allegations
Relationships
Sept. 10 2018 5:53 AM“The Girls All Thought Him ‘Quite a Catch’ ”Why the tabloid coverage of Malia Obama and her British beau is irresistible.
The Goods
Aug. 31 2018 4:43 PMOne Hot New Parenting Trend Is Dressing Your Kids in Shirts That Are Advertisements for Your Great Parenting
Family
Aug. 24 2018 7:28 PMDuncan Hunter Is the Latest in a Long Line of Politicians to Attempt a “Women Be Shopping” Defense
Downtime
July 31 2018 2:44 PMBeyonce’s Vogue Takeover Is in Line With the Kind of Sketchy Agreements Stars and Magazines Make All the Time
Relationships
July 30 2018 1:58 PMWhy There’s Been a Flood of Lightning-Fast Young Celebrity Engagements

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