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Prudie advises a letter writer who can’t skinny dip without being watched by the neighbor’s kids.

Dear Prudence
May 2 2016 2:44 PMYou Don’t Have to Buy Wedding Gifts, Prudie DecreesDear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Lexicon Valley
May 2 2016 2:11 PMCelebrating the Bard’s Crudest Moments
Atlas Obscura
May 2 2016 12:30 PMThe Secret City of the Cosmonauts
Outward
May 2 2016 10:42 AMDon’t Be a Cis Sissy! Embrace the Rise of Trans—and Non-Trans—Awareness
The Eye
May 2 2016 8:55 AMA Veteran Graphic Designer Illustrates 5,000 Years of War
Outward
April 29 2016 1:43 PMHere’s What the Gender Police State Will Look Like If Trans Bathroom Panic Continues
Outward
April 29 2016 10:00 AMOne Thing You Can Do Today to Support Trans Bathroom Access
Outward
April 29 2016 8:30 AMBoycotting Is a Powerful Activism Tactic. So Why Are Some Lawmakers Working Against It?
Atlas Obscura
April 28 2016 12:30 PMVendors and Shoppers Must Periodically Make Way for Trains at This Unusual Thai Market
The Eye
April 28 2016 8:39 AMThese Norwegian Architects Make Chalk Drawings of Future Projects in Their Office Parking Lot
Outward
April 28 2016 8:03 AMWhat Does a Queer Film Before Stonewall Look Like? Start With This Hilarious 1961 PSA.  
Outward
April 27 2016 2:49 PMAlabama City Approves Ordinance Imprisoning Trans People Who Use Public Bathrooms
Outward
April 27 2016 2:07 PMBreitbart Proves It: Cisgender Men, Not Trans Women, Are Bathroom Predators
Inside Higher Ed
April 27 2016 12:39 PM“Denny Hastert Is a Good Man” University of Chicago coach praises former House speaker—who tried to use hush money to cover up molestation of children—for fighting Title IX.
Outward
April 27 2016 11:52 AMWhat to Say When Liberal Friends Don’t Understand Why Trans Bathroom Access Matters 
The Vault
May 2 2016 2:20 PMFinding the Poetry in Walt Whitman’s Newly Rediscovered Health Advice
Schooled
May 2 2016 12:43 PMGiving Poor Kids Free Meals at School Should Not Be Controversial. Tell That to Congressional Republicans!
Live Chats
May 2 2016 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor May 2, 2016.
Outward
May 2 2016 9:25 AMStop Calling Jamaica “the Most Homophobic Place on Earth”
Food
May 1 2016 8:24 PMIf You Are What You Eat, America Is AllrecipesThe nation’s most popular recipe site reveals the enormous gap between foodie culture and what people actually cook.
Atlas Obscura
April 29 2016 12:30 PMDefying All Odds, This Lonely Tree Found a Home on a Log Sticking Out of a Canadian Lake
The Eye
April 29 2016 8:41 AMHair Dryers Haven’t Changed Much in Decades. Dyson Decided to Fix That.
Outward
April 28 2016 1:35 PMUh Oh, North Carolina! NCAA Says States With Anti-LGBT Laws Can’t Host Tournaments.
Schooled
April 28 2016 11:09 AMWhy Teachers With Savior Complexes Are Getting It All Wrong
Lexicon Valley
April 28 2016 8:22 AMA New Play Will Scramble Your View of How Language Means, Mystifies, and Falls Short    
Dear Prudence
April 28 2016 6:00 AMI Won’t Be Your Father FigureMy boyfriend raised my twins but won’t let them call him “Dad.”
The Vault
April 27 2016 2:33 PMA WWI–Era Memo Asking French Officers to Practice Jim Crow With Black American Troops
Outward
April 27 2016 1:05 PMStop Being Drab, Sweetie Darling: The Ab Fab Movie Trailer Is Here!
Atlas Obscura
April 27 2016 12:30 PMPoint Roberts, Washington: An American City Stranded at the Tip of a Canadian Peninsula
Food
April 27 2016 9:30 AMWhy Are Salad Greens Always Labeled “Triple-Washed”?Making lettuce safe is a lot more complicated than you’d think.

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