Slate Political Gabfest

The "Happy Valentine's Day, Judge Moore" Edition

Friday, February 13, 2015

Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Alabama's legal thicket over marriage equality, whether to forgive Brian Williams, and Emily's New York Times Magazine story "The Stanford Undergraduate and the Mentor."



StoryCorps 400: Still a Superwoman

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Trista Matascastillo speaks with her husband, Army 1st Sergeant Hector Matascastillo, about being sexually assaulted when she was in the Navy.


Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: 2013 Summer Strut Edition

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss Larry David's new HBO movie "Clear History," the problem of sexual harassment in university philosophy departments, and this year's summer strut playlist.


Life of the Law

Redefining Rape

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Most of us have an idea of what the crime of rape is. But the legal meaning of the word rape varies widely, depending on which state you’re in. And in 25 states, what we may think of as rape...isn’t called that at all.


Radio Rookies

One Teen's Take: The Media’s Imprint on Sexual Cyber Bullying

Wednesday, April 10, 2013


Many teenagers see derogatory, sexual references like slut, whore and ho made by and about our peers on a near-daily basis in our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds. But how do we react? Do we laugh it off and comment, like the majority of the populace? Or do we stick up for our buddies, risking our own image and likability?  Until last week, my answer was the first of the two: I embraced complacency.

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Listen to Lucy

Office propositions are no clear-cut issue

Monday, March 04, 2013

Office propositions are no clear-cut issue


The New Yorker: Out Loud

Ariel Levy on sexual revolutions

Monday, September 12, 2011

Ariel Levy on sexual revolutions.