Stories by Irin Carmon

Irin Carmon is a staff writer for Salon. Follow her on Twitter at @irincarmon or email her at icarmon@salon.com. subscribe to Irin Carmon's feed

Posted on: Jun 4, 2013, Source: Salon

An unlikely coalition of liberals and conservatives is shifting the way we view – and treat – people who sell sex.

Posted on: May 14, 2013, Source: Salon

Angelina Jolie's op-ed about her approach to mitigating breast cancer risk helped a company's stock value rise 4%. Is that what medicine is really about?

Posted on: Apr 11, 2013, Source: Salon

A crunchy, natural food company marketed to liberals discreetly sues to stop covering employees' contraception.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2013, Source: Salon

The president of the United States fails the test -- again.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2013, Source: Salon

Both sides of the marriage fight were presented on a national stage this week. It wasn't even close.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2013, Source: Salon

From the Steubenville teens to Sean Hannity to Adam in "Girls," the conversation about consent is far from over

Posted on: Mar 5, 2013, Source: Salon

The Daily Caller's latest attack rings hollow in the age of sexting, boob songs, and Bush's leaked self-portraits.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2013, Source: Salon

How are you supposed to raise a family these days without a flexible work schedule?

Posted on: Feb 21, 2013, Source: Salon.com

In their latest intrusion on women's bodies and rights, conservatives are wringing their hands over American's declining birthrate.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2013, Source: Salon

Manti Te'o's soap opera moves the school's athletic director to tears, while Lizzy Seeberg's suicide is ignored.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2013, Source: Salon

From Steubenville to India, videos and tweets are being turned against perpetrators of sexual violence

Posted on: Dec 20, 2012, Source: Salon

The U.S. is behind the world on support to single parents and their kids, and "Plan B" would make it worse.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2012, Source: Salon

Those on the right who would blame the tragedy on anything but guns see women as the problem -- not the heroes

Posted on: Dec 13, 2012, Source: Salon

It was worldwide news when a woman died in Ireland after being denied an abortion. She was hardly the only tragedy.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2012, Source: Salon

After an election night thrashing, the movement hopes to make its message more palatable to the public.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2012, Source: Salon

Republicans think it will be easy to come back -- just appeal to culturally conservative Latinos! It will fail.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2012, Source: Salon

The first lady managed to tell a story about change in America — with the promise of more to come — and to deliver her speech transcendently.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2012, Source: Salon

The truth about the woman who may be moving to the White House.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2012, Source: Salon

Men should have an option beyond condoms and vasectomy.

Posted on: May 11, 2012, Source: Salon

A new survey reveals just how ignorant young people are about contraception and pregnancy.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2011, Source: Salon

Whether you look at job stats or the pay gap, at the movie awards or Sunday morning TV, it's been a rough 2011.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2011, Source: Salon

In the last year, the anti-abortion movement has become more open about its antiwoman, anti-sex goals--and the pro-choice movement has found some unlikely allies.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2011, Source: Salon

A story in the New York Review of Books and the Financial Times paints a new picture, but it may raise more questions than answers.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2011, Source: Salon

For anyone who supports reproductive rights for women, the comparison is wildly offensive beyond any specter of attempted conversion or co-opting of Jewish tragedy.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2011, Source: Salon

Mississippi could well be the first state to pass a "personhood law," once considered too extreme for mainstream anti-choicers.