Vanessa Vitiello Urquhart

Vanessa Vitiello Urquhart is a freelance writer who draws the web comic Tiny Butch Adventures.

Sept. 9 2014 9:00 AMI Look Forward to the Day When Being Gay Is No More Significant Than Being Left-Handed
Aug. 29 2014 9:00 AMComing Out Still Makes Me Nervous. Will It Ever Be No Big Deal?
Aug. 11 2014 1:08 PMYes, Some Lesbians and Bi Women Really Do Prefer Butches
Medical Examiner
July 20 2014 8:32 PMWhat Scares Bug Experts?The horrible disease that experts feared would come to the United States has come to the United States.
May 5 2014 8:00 AMWe Gays Are Changing Marriage, but It’s Changing Us, Too
April 17 2014 2:25 PMWhy Are There No Butch Lesbians on Television?
March 11 2014 2:00 PMAn Executive Order Forbidding LGBT Workplace Discrimination? Bad Idea.
Feb. 19 2014 8:00 AMA Butch in a Boa: How I Survived Burlesque Lessons
Jan. 31 2014 8:30 AMGay Fifth Columnists, or the Benefits of the Closet
Sept. 8 2014 9:00 AMGay Culture Is Dying. Good Riddance!
Aug. 19 2014 8:30 AMFive Rules for Writing About LGBTQ Suicide Rates
July 25 2014 9:05 AMWhy I’m Still a Butch Lesbian
July 4 2014 9:00 AMMeet the B Siders: Celibate LGBTQ Christians
April 28 2014 3:21 PMLGBTQ Americans Need to Change Our Ways if We Really Want to Help Gay Africans
April 7 2014 2:34 PMStraight Porn Is Full of “Lesbians.” So Why Is Lesbian Porn So Uninspiring?
March 10 2014 1:42 PMLGBTQ Microaggressions: Are We Making Mountains out of Molehills?
Feb. 17 2014 8:30 AMGay Republicans Deserve LGBTQ Support



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 7:03 PM Kansas Secretary of State Loses Battle to Protect Senator From Tough Race
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PM This iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 16 2014 11:46 PM The Scariest Campfire Story More horrifying than bears, snakes, or hook-handed killers.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.