“The Help” Gets Its DueNew laws mean domestic workers finally have to be treated like other employees.
How Could One of America's Most Sexist Companies End Up on Working Mother's Best 100 List?And what does that say about American employers' glowing reports about their own "family-friendliness"?
Is 40 Weeks the Ideal Maternity Leave Length?Long leaves are good for both babies and mothers, but extra-long leaves may not be, and other surprising lessons from Europe.
Yes, You Can Get Fired After Taking Maternity LeaveThe confusing state of family-leave policies.
Will Obama Help You Get Decent Child Care?He's the first president to care about it, at least.
If You Drop Your Air Conditioner Out the Window, the Only Thing That Matters Is Whether You Hurt Anyone
It's Not Just Josh Duggar—A String of Sex-Abuse Scandals Have Recently Rocked Christian Fundamentalism
What Happened at Slate This Week? Editorial assistant Rachel Gross on the best of Slate, from wedding debt to the evolution debate.
San Andreas Is a Crock But there’s a reason West Coast geologists are fixated on the “big one.”