Ruth Graham
Ruth Graham Ruth Graham

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

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.
Faith-based
July 26 2018 4:49 PMTheodore McCarrick Is the Top American Catholic Leader to Be Ousted for Child Sexual Abuse AllegationsAnd here’s why the scandal isn’t going away.
Faith-based
July 18 2018 12:58 PMMariia Butina’s Cozy Relationship With the Christian Right Makes Total Sense
The Slatest
July 9 2018 11:41 PMHow Christian Conservatives Are Reacting to Trump’s Supreme Court Pick
Faith-based
July 3 2018 1:52 PMAmy Coney Barrett Is Allegedly a Member of a Religious Group That’s Been Called a “Cult”But what is People of Praise, really?
Life
June 28 2018 12:07 PM“Being @Energy Secretary is a #CoolJob”Rick Perry’s Instagram sure makes him seem like an 11-year-old boy in the body of Rick Perry.
Family
June 26 2018 5:55 AMROTUSCharlotte Pence, daughter of the VP, uses her pet rabbit’s Instagram account as a convenient extension of the family brand.
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
Life
July 19 2018 1:31 PMThe Dubious Research on Abortion-Pill “Reversal”Why the main study supporting the idea that the abortion pill can be “reversed” has been withdrawn, at least for now, by the pro-life journal that published it.
Life
July 10 2018 9:30 AMMelania Clearly Doesn’t Care About Her Instagram, Do U?Say what you will about the first lady, she’s got an eye for aesthetics. So the hideousness of this feed is amazing to behold.
Relationships
July 3 2018 2:31 PMTrudeau Has Been Accused of Acting “Inappropriately” With a Female Reporter. His Statement Is a Bummer.
Faith-based
June 28 2018 4:31 PM“The Day the Womb Is Safe Again”How the pro-life movement is celebrating Justice Kennedy’s retirement.
Faith-based
June 27 2018 6:55 PMFor Right-Wing Evangelicals, Kennedy’s Retirement Is Triumphant Vindication for Their Support of Trump
The Goods
June 21 2018 5:47 PMThe Melania Jacket Is the Apotheosis of the “Words Don’t Matter” Presidency

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