Troubadour at War

Troubadour at War

Leonard Cohen’s visit to Israel in its darkest hour.

Ari David Blaff
Ari David Blaff
8 min read
Art and Culture
Quillette Podcast #192: James Kirchick on ‘Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington’

Quillette Podcast #192: James Kirchick on ‘Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington’

Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay talks to author James Kirchick about the closeted lives of gay men living and working in America’s capital during the Cold War.

Quillette
Quillette
1 min read
Podcast
Dear Americans: Your Politics Don’t Have to Be This Toxic

Dear Americans: Your Politics Don’t Have to Be This Toxic

America’s narrowing two-party system is poisoning the greatest democracy in the world.

Stephan Jensen
Stephan Jensen
18 min read
United States
Imagining What a (Real) ‘Pro-Life’ Agenda Would Look Like

Imagining What a (Real) ‘Pro-Life’ Agenda Would Look Like

Now is the time for a pro-life approach to be mobilized in defense of all human life, not just zygotes, blastocysts, embryos, and fetuses.

The Quillette Editorial Board
The Quillette Editorial Board
4 min read
Abortion
What a Survivalist Reality TV Show Can Teach Us About the Human Condition

What a Survivalist Reality TV Show Can Teach Us About the Human Condition

What makes 'Alone' endlessly fascinating and deeply moving is the mirror it holds up to our broken lives.

Jacob Howland
Jacob Howland
8 min read
Psychology
Male Bodies Don’t Belong in Female Football

Male Bodies Don’t Belong in Female Football

‘This nagging feeling that she had an unfair advantage arose every time we hit each other in practice. For me, it was like hitting a brick wall.’

Kate Miechkowski
Kate Miechkowski
10 min read
Sport
Quillette Weekly + Carl Sagan's Lost ACLU Lecture

Quillette Weekly + Carl Sagan's Lost ACLU Lecture

Zoe Booth
Zoe Booth
4 min read
quillette weekly
The Opposite of Junk

The Opposite of Junk

A dozen journals left to us by my wife’s Scottish grandmother were destined for the recycling bin—until we took a look at what was inside.

Herman Goodden
Herman Goodden
11 min read
Scotland