“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.
The Strong, Loud Type Chris Christie is offering a blunt-talking tough-guy routine to win over voters.
The XX Factor
Duggar Revelations Are Just the Latest Sex Abuse Scandal to Rock Far-Right Fundamentalism
What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim A woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.