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Brow Beat
Jan. 30 2015 5:38 PMKaty Perry Is the Singing, Dancing "Cool Girl," and She's a Perfect Fit for the Super Bowl Halftime Show
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Jan. 26 2015 1:29 PMHow the Great Blizzard of 1888 Killed the Petticoat
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Jan. 16 2015 3:25 PMThe February Cover of Cosmo Does Not Show a Suffocating Woman
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Jan. 14 2015 11:00 PMThere Was a Rape on Broad City, and It Was Hilarious
Doublex
Jan. 14 2015 3:53 PMPopping the QuestionA brief history of asking celebrities, “Are you a feminist?”
Sports Nut
Jan. 9 2015 3:47 PMThe Gridiron BoudoirA totally sensual NFL erotic fiction series.
Doublex
Jan. 6 2015 11:47 AMProtecting Trans PrisonersLeslieAnn Manning, a transgender woman in a male facility, says she was raped because her prison didn’t keep her safe. How should prisons protect their most vulnerable inmates?
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Jan. 2 2015 11:33 AMFSU's Rose Bowl Loss Was Not a Victory for Rape Victims
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 25 2014 7:00 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Righteous Feminist Outrage EditionListen to Slate’s show about identity outrage, women on TV, and a feminist wish list for 2015.
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Dec. 23 2014 9:00 AMHow the NFL Can Save Cheerleading
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Dec. 22 2014 9:00 AMThe Year We Asked the NFL, Budweiser, and TV Land to Solve Violence Against Women
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Dec. 11 2014 5:07 PMFeminism Can Stand Without Jackie
Slate Plus
Dec. 3 2014 10:30 AMAre Comment Sections Worth It?It takes a lot of moderation to keep the troll population at bay. 
Doublex
Nov. 19 2014 6:33 AMHow the Sexiest Man Alive’s Sausage Gets MadeThree decades of what People magazine thinks women want.
Future Tense
Nov. 13 2014 10:04 AMThe Golden EggCouples want their egg donors to be smart, athletic, and good-looking.
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Jan. 27 2015 5:48 PMWatch the First Anti-Domestic Violence Super Bowl Commercial
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Jan. 20 2015 12:15 PMSororities Want to Fight Sexual Assault By Throwing Their Own Booze-Fueled Ragers
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Jan. 15 2015 5:54 PMAre the Oscars Biased Against Female Directors?
The Slatest
Jan. 14 2015 6:48 PMBill Cosby Accuser Meets With Police, Will Pursue Sexual Assault Charges
Politics
Jan. 9 2015 6:49 PM#IAmThe default mode of showing solidarity in the hashtag era.
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Jan. 8 2015 8:52 AMA Lot of Hysterectomies Aren’t Medically Necessary
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Jan. 6 2015 8:46 AMAn Interview With Lacey Noonan, Rob Gronkowski Erotica Author
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Dec. 30 2014 10:51 AMThe Best Things Written About Women This Year
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Dec. 24 2014 11:58 AMWatch President Obama Break Down Stereotypes About Toys for Girls and Boys
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Dec. 22 2014 4:34 PMMeet Paul Nungesser, the Accused Student at the Center of the Fight Over Campus Rape
Brow Beat
Dec. 19 2014 12:54 PMSerial Might Have Been Better if Sarah Koenig Had Been Less Likable
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Dec. 8 2014 4:28 PMThe Newsroom’s Nightmare Campus Rape Episode
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Nov. 20 2014 11:07 PMWhy Did the AP Suppress the Sexual Assault Portion of Its Bill Cosby Interview?
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Nov. 18 2014 8:52 AMWhat Cops Are Really Thinking When a Woman Claims She Was Raped
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Nov. 10 2014 12:48 PMThe FBI Finally Ditches Its 80-Year-Old Definition of Rape

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