Sarah Haskins & Friends Talk Periods, Pads, And Poop

Yesterday Slate hosted a panel on "Marketing Embarrassing Products to Women," in which Target: Women genius Sarah Haskins, writer Susan Kim, and TV producer Allison Silverman taught us about rubber aprons, electric vibrators, and the mysteries of blue liquid. » 2/23/10 2:20pm 2/23/10 2:20pm

Do We Need Websites For Women?

The news that women's blog Double X is being folded back into Slate has sparked both disappointment and relief, but for us it raises the inevitable question: what's the point of a women's blog anyway? » 11/17/09 2:40pm 11/17/09 2:40pm

Are All Female Friends Really Frenemies?

I'm So Happy For You, a new novel by novelist Lucinda Rosenfeld, makes female friendships seem like a supremely unpleasant, never-ending status game. » 6/25/09 2:40pm 6/25/09 2:40pm

Slate Ladyblog Slaps The "Feminist Fantasy" Of Etsy

Sara Mosle doesn't like Etsy, or the fantasy it apparently peddles to women that they can make any money off their dreams. Sadie and I disagree with Mosle's conclusions after the jump, as Slate writers thought only they could. » 6/11/09 4:40pm 6/11/09 4:40pm