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The Waves: Gender, Relationships, Feminism

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The Waves, formerly known as the Double X Gabfest, is a weekly conversation about news and culture examined through the lens of gender and feminism. Every Thursday, join the hosts—including Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine's Noreen ...Show More

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The “Live From Sydney” Edition

1:01:41 | Mar 14th

This week on The Waves, Christina, June and Noreen join the All About Women Festival live at the Sydney Opera House. First they discuss the Rebel Wilson rom-com Isn’t It Romantic, then they are joined by star and writer of the play How to Rule the Wo...Show More

The “Algorithm-y” Edition

1:01:05 | Apr 18th

This week on The Waves, June, Marcia and Noreen discuss the controversy over credit for the black hole photos, presidential candidates and parenting, and white male victimhood.    In Slate Plus: Is it sexist that people don’t take Kim Kardashians que...Show More

Outward: The "Scene" Edition

1:14:34 | Apr 17th

This month on Outward hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley discuss the queer scene. What does that word even mean? How many scenes are there? And where do we all fit in? First they’re joined by Slate’s own June ...Show More

The “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” Edition

1:10:15 | Apr 11th

This week on The Waves, Christina, Marcia and Nichole talk with Yowei Shaw of NPR about her Invisibilia episode “A Very Offensive Rom-Com”. Then, they discuss the idea of having a nemesis. Finally, is country music a hostile genre for female musician...Show More

The "Handsy Joe" Edition

1:12:38 | Apr 4th

This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss Lucy Flores' piece about her uncomfortable encounter with Joe Biden. Then, they talk to Lori Gottlieb, author of "Maybe You Should Talk to Someone", and then a conversation between host Christina...Show More

The “On-brand Analysis” Edition

1:00:24 | Mar 28th

This week on The Waves, June and Marcia are joined by New York Times gender letter writer Maya Salam to talk about New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden, the Hulu original series “The Act” and the state of sex education in the United States. In Sl...Show More

The "Avocado Turd" Edition

1:02:32 | Mar 21st

This week on The Waves, Hanna, Noreen and Marcia talk the college admission scandal that implicated multiple celebrities last week. Then, they try and figure out the appeal of Beto O’Rourke. Lastly, they share their thoughts on the Hulu original seri...Show More

Outward: The "Town and Country" Edition

1:13:20 | Mar 20th

This month on Outward hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley discuss queer experience in rural and urban environments. First they talk through their decisions to move to major cities when starting their gay lives ...Show More

The “Rainbow Gel Pen” Edition

1:04:20 | Mar 7th

This week on The Waves, Hanna and June are joined by Kristen Meinzer, co-host of the By the Book podcast to discuss Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos, the Hulu origina Pen15 and the women in Trump’s orbit with author of “Golden Handcuffs” Nina Burleigh.In...Show More

The "Cookie Manster" Edition

1:08:39 | Feb 28th

This week on The Waves, Christina Cauterucci is joined by June Thomas and Thirst Aid Kit’s Nichole Perkins to discuss the Netflix show One Day at a Time, the plagiarism scandal plaguing the romance novel industry and the Twitter phenomenon of “reply ...Show More

The "BezChez" Edition

1:00:21 | Feb 21st

This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the uproar over Esquire’s recent cover story, the tabloid coverage of Jeff Bezos’ divorce and instagram influencers. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist that Beto O’Rourke is getting more presidential bu...Show More

Outward: The "Queer Media" Edition

1:11:09 | Feb 20th

This month on Outward hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley discuss queer media. With so many queer publications either shuttering or in some state of flux, they decided to dig into our own world a bit and lookin...Show More

The "Minnesota Nice" Edition

1:07:21 | Feb 14th

This week on The Waves, Christina is joined by Refinery29 Senior Politics Editor Ashley Edwards and Slate Editorial Assistant Rachelle Hampton to discuss the recent depictions of Ted Bundy in the media, Amy Klobuchar's alleged workplace abuses and fi...Show More

The “John Wayne Bobbitt’s Organ” Edition

1:01:19 | Feb 7th

This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the current reexamining of Lorena Bobbitt’s legacy, the future of fraternities and pay transparency. In Slate Plus: Is looking into the love lives of politician sexist? Podcast production by Dani...Show More

The "Subpoena Me" Edition

59:00 | Jan 31st

This week on The Waves, Christina, Marica and Kristen discuss the Netflix hit You, the effect women had on the end of the shutdown and how women help other women in their careers.In Slate Plus: Is the term ‘mom’ sexist?Podcast production by Danielle ...Show More

The “Masculine Mystique” Edition

1:05:12 | Jan 24th

On this week’s episode of The Waves, Hanna, June, and Noreen discuss the new APA guidelines for boys and men—and the crucial distinction that many commentators who disagreed with them missed. Then, a new Gillette ad has gone viral for its invocation ...Show More

The "Grandmother's Fart" Edition

1:09:18 | Jan 17th

This week on The Waves, Christina, Kristen, and Marcia discuss 'Surviving R. Kelly,' millennial burnout, and society’s expectations for older women.Podcast production by Cameron Drews and Melissa Kaplan, with research assistance by Alex Barasch. This...Show More

Outward: The "Travel" Edition

1:12:39 | Jan 16th

This month on Outward hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley talk all about queer travel. Where do they like to go and how do they find gay experiences when they get there? Then they speak with cultural anthropolo...Show More

The "Horny in Our Politics" Edition

55:05 | Jan 10th

This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss  ‘likeability’ conversation surrounding women politicians, the ethics of ‘mommy blogging’ and the Netflix show Derry Girls. Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex...Show More

The "Winter Call-In" Edition

1:07:51 | Jan 3rd

This week on The Waves, it’s our winter “Is It Sexist?” call-in show! Christina is joined by Veralyn Williams and Lili Loofbourow to rate listener “is it sexist?” questions. They rate general admission concerts, required email etiquette and more on t...Show More

The "Mediocre Mrs. Maisel" Edition

58:49 | Dec 27th, 2018

On the year end episode of The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss Penthouse’s rightward turn, the Amazon Prime original The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Lastly, they share their highs and lows in feminism for 2018. Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt....Show More

The "Whiskey Stones and Stabby Things" Edition

1:11:17 | Dec 20th, 2018

This week on The Waves, Christina is joined by By The Book Host Kristen Meinzer and Senior Producer of Slate podcast TJ Raphael to discuss the treatment of Meghan Markle by the british tabloids, the genderdness of holiday gift guides and finally, the...Show More

Outward: The "Spirituality" Edition

1:08:31 | Dec 19th, 2018

This month on Outward hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley look for queer spirituality. Where do we find it if not in a church? First they’re joined by producer Daniel Schroeder to talk about astrology, enneagra...Show More

The "Gentle Sexy Gif" Edition

1:02:12 | Dec 13th, 2018

This week on The Waves, Hanna and June are joined by the host of The Cut on Tuesdays, Molly Fischer. They chat about the decline of Victoria’s Secret, Tumblr’s adult content ban and multi-level marketing schemes (MLMs). Podcast production by Danielle...Show More

The "Rifles or Ruffles" Edition

1:11:37 | Dec 6th, 2018

This week on The Waves, Christina is joined by Georgetown University professor Marcia Chatelain and Vice President at the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Latifa Lyles. First, they discuss the phenomenon of instagram influencers “blackfishi...Show More

The "Ocasio-Cortez Instant Pot" Edition

1:04:44 | Nov 29th, 2018

This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the Instagram savvy of incoming freshman congresswomen. Them, why have many young people been suddenly drawn to traditional dress. Finally they discuss the new Hulu original show The Bisexual. Po...Show More

The "Live From Miami" Edition

1:08:14 | Nov 22nd, 2018

This week on The Waves is live from the Miami Book Fair. First, Christina, Hanna, and Noreen unpack Sheryl Sandberg’s legacy. Then they are joined by Celeste Ng to talk about her book Little Fires Everywhere. Finally they talk toRebecca Traister abou...Show More

Outward: The "Family" Edition

1:16:10 | Nov 21st, 2018

This month on Outward, hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley explore the meaning of family. How do gay people form their own families and create spaces from those bonds of kinship? First they play a game with Sla...Show More

Sponsored: Life Effects - The Science of Longevity

27:09 | Nov 19th, 2018

In this episode of Life Effects, we focus on the science of longevity. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live to be 100? How about 150? Life-extending technology may not be accessible today, but is it possible that something as simple a...Show More

The "Why is No One Having Sex Anymore" Edition

1:03:27 | Nov 15th, 2018

This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen talk with Kate Julian from The Atlantic about her cover story on “The Sex Recession”. Then, the incident at the White House that resulted in CNN’s Jim Acosta getting his press pass revoked and how should...Show More

The "It Wasn't All Crap" Edition

1:04:23 | Nov 8th, 2018

This week on The Waves, June fills in for Christina to talk with Kristen Meinzer and Veralyn Williams about the outcome of the midterm elections, the start of the holiday movie season and the women-led resistance in Brazil to the election of Jair Bol...Show More

The "Radical Gender Ideology" Edition

1:06:10 | Nov 1st, 2018

This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen are first joined by research assistant and Slate contributor Alex Barasch to talk about the measures being taken against the transgender community by the Trump administration. Then, April Glaser, host of...Show More

The “She's Running” Edition With Glamour Magazine

1:09:57 | Oct 25th, 2018

This week, The Waves collaborated with Glamour Magazine to bring you an episode all about the women and midterm elections. Christina Cauterucci and Hanna Rosin are joined by Senior Political Reporter for Glamour, Celeste Katz, and DC State Democratic...Show More

The Random Acts of Power Edition

48:45 | Oct 18th, 2018

This Week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the lawsuit filed by Stephen Elliot against the creator of the “Shitty Media Men” list, Moira Donegan, a hiring algorithm with biases against women and Hanna’s essay on women and power in New Yor...Show More

Outward: The "Radicals" Edition

1:04:50 | Oct 17th, 2018

This month on Outward hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley find out what it means to be radical. October is Gay History month and so we’re honoring those radical queers who started to advocate for gay rights. Fi...Show More

Sponsored: I Travel For Culture

27:53 | Oct 16th, 2018

Today's special presentation of I Travel For is brought to you by Slate Studios, American Airlines, British Airways and Visit Britain. In Episode 2, writer, producer, and avid traveler Ali Lemer explores Great Britain’s rich cultural narratives and e...Show More

The Star Report Edition

1:06:57 | Oct 11th, 2018

This week on The Waves, host Christina Cauterucci, Slate staffer writer Lili Loofbourow and Georgetown history professor Marcia Chatelain talk about the #metoo movement in light of the Kavanaugh confirmation, the rapturously received A Star Is Born a...Show More

The Rage At Brett Edition

1:00:59 | Oct 4th, 2018

This week on The Waves, Hanna and Noreen are joined by Dahlia Lithwick, host of Slate's Amicus, to discuss the Ford-Kavanaugh hearings. First, they run down the information we have about the FBI investigation. Then talk about Kavanaugh's performance ...Show More

Julia Turner's Women in Charge

40:49 | Sep 30th, 2018

The Waves is proud to introduce you to Women in Charge. In this new series, Slate Editor-in-Chief Julia Turner asks other female leaders about the nitty-gritty details of their work lives—what do they do every day, how do they do it, and how are thin...Show More

The "Horseplay" Edition

1:01:40 | Sep 27th, 2018

In this week's episode, host Christina Cauterucci, WNYC Producer Veralyn Williams and By the Book's Kristen Meinzer discuss attitudes towards the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, beliefs about obesity in America and the new Netflix romcom, Nappil...Show More

The End of Summer Call-in Edition

46:56 | Sep 20th, 2018

This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen answer "Is It Sexist?" call in questions from listeners about gym etiquette, The Cosby Show and street harassment. Produced by Danielle Hewitt. Our Production Assistant is Alex Barasch. Additional assist...Show More

Outward: The "Orientation" Edition

1:01:31 | Sep 19th, 2018

This month on Outward hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley explore how we learn to be queer. June Thomas joins in for a quick game about queer tropes and culture before the hosts discuss what being queer and emb...Show More

The Smashing Her Racket Edition

1:08:10 | Sep 13th, 2018

On this episode of The Waves, Christina Cauterucci, Rachelle Hampton and Anna Holmes discuss New York state senate race candidate Julia Salazar, the comebacks of women and US Open final between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka. Podcast Production by D...Show More

Sponsored: Coffee & Crayons: Encouraging Compassion & Confidence with Morgan Neville

28:13 | Sep 10th, 2018

In a special presentation, the Waves feed presents a co-production between Target and Slate Studios. This is Coffee & Crayons, a podcast about navigating the highs and lows of back to school time. It’s a series of conversations full of insights and a...Show More

The Grotesque Display of Irrelevant Decency Edition

57:48 | Sep 6th, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings, the return of Aziz Ansari and Louis CK, two comedians accused of sexual harassment, and the term “ladyboss” and what it says about this moment in feminism.Produced by ...Show More

The To All the Boys Edition

1:04:49 | Aug 30th, 2018

This week, Christina, Veralyn and Kat discuss Netflix's To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Slow Burn season 2, which forces us to review Bill Clinton's presidency, and a new online dating study that finds desirability in women peaks at 18 years old, ...Show More

The Subtweeting Your Spouse Edition

56:17 | Aug 23rd, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss prominent women who have been accused of sexual harassment, Trump spokeswomen Kellyanne Conway and her Trump-hating husband, and the trouble for republican women.Also, our summer call-in show is coming up! If...Show More

The Waves Presents: Hit Parade on Madonna

1:13:37 | Aug 18th, 2018

The Waves brings you a 60th birthday tribute to Madonna. In 1998, Madonna was at a career crossroads. After dominating the ’80s with hits like “Like a Virgin” and “Open Your Heart,” she spent the first half of the ’90s wavering between roles as a pro...Show More

Introducing Outward: The "Our Queer Roots" Edition

49:39 | Aug 16th, 2018

Introducing Outward, Slate's new monthly LGBTQ podcast! On the first episode, hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley—along with a smorgasbord of Slate staffers—reveal their queer roots. Does it all come down to cr...Show More

The Omarosa-esque Edition

1:03:31 | Aug 16th, 2018

This week, Christina, Veralyn and Latifa discuss claims from Omarosa’s new Book, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, and NFL’s first male cheerleaders.Also, our summer call-in show is coming up! If you have a question you’d like the hosts to answer, ca...Show More

The Swole Edition

59:32 | Aug 9th, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss what Les Moonves, the head of CBS accused of sexual harassment, means for the #MeToo movement, NYT's Sarah Jeong's "white people suck" tweets, and  swole Jeff Bezos.Producer: Veralyn Williams---Have an "is it...Show More

The #SayHerName Edition

1:06:49 | Aug 2nd, 2018

On this week's episode, Christina Cauterucci, Rachelle Hampton, and Briahna Joy Gray discuss Sorry to Bother You and what it says about protest in the Trump era. They discuss the criminalization of mothers who leave their children unattended. And fin...Show More

BONUS: The Abortions We Don’t Talk About

39:04 | Jul 30th, 2018

When Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Supreme Court’s crucial swing vote on many matters, announced his plan to retire last month, it was suddenly clear that Roe v. Wade, the decision guaranteeing a woman’s right to abortion, could be substantially erode...Show More

The Bottle Service for Breakfast Edition

54:41 | Jul 26th, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen  discuss the indictment of Mariia Butina, the way we talk about Trump and Putin’s dynamic and the now-infamous Refinery29 money diary from a wealthy 21-year-old intern living rent-free in New York City.

The Live From D.C. Edition

1:01:53 | Jul 19th, 2018

This week, Christina, Veralyn and June record live from The Hamilton. They discus mens rights activists, talk to Ellen Stofan, the first female director of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum and former chief scientist at NASA, answer "Is it sexist?...Show More

The Privacy Is Dead Edition

1:00:04 | Jul 12th, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the future of abortion rights now that Trump has announced Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee, falling U.S. birth rates, and the viral #PlaneBae twitter story.Producer: Veralyn Williams

The Big D Energy Edition

1:03:17 | Jul 5th, 2018

This week, Christina, Veralyn and Briahna discuss Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezs, big d*ck energy, and The Atlantic cover story, When Children Say They’re Trans.Producer: Veralyn Williams

The Jokes About Straight White Men Edition

1:01:20 | Jun 28th, 2018

This week, Hanna, June, and Latifa discuss Hannah Gadsby's comedy special, Nanette, the Supreme Court ruling on crisis pregnancy centers, and the end of the "political" pantsuit era.Producer: Veralyn WilliamsProduction assistant: Daniel Schroeder

The Waves Presents: Better Life Lab

30:18 | Jun 25th, 2018

Michelle Hickox took summers off and still got promoted. First, she had to believe that she could, then she had to prove to others it was possible. Now she wants everyone to know how she did it. She tells her story to Better Life Lab. 

The Beyonce and Her Husband Edition

59:35 | Jun 21st, 2018

This week, Christina, Latifa, and June discuss Beyonce and Jay Z's new album with Veralyn, the impact of the Trump administration's policy to separate immigrant families at the U.S. border, and Cameron Esposito's comedy special, Rape Jokes.Producer: ...Show More

The Seduction of Sex and the City Edition

58:53 | Jun 14th, 2018

This week, June and Noreen discuss Bill Clinton's #MeToo reckoning, the future of seduction, and reflect on Sex and the City.Producer: Veralyn WilliamsProduction assistant: Daniel Schroeder

Looking for a The Waves and Culture Gabfest Production Assistant

00:45 | Jun 12th, 2018

We're looking for a new production assistant because our current PA is moving on to another job at the Slate podcasting network. If you're interested, please view the listing here and send your resume to productionassistant@slate.com

The Feckless C-Word Edition

1:01:09 | Jun 7th, 2018

This week, Christina, Veralyn and Kat discuss Samantha Bee calling Ivanka Trump a “feckless cunt," choosing life with down syndrome with Slate contributor Ruth Graham, and Ali Wong.Producer: Veralyn WilliamsProduction assistant: Daniel Schroeder

Double X Gabfest Presents: Upon Further Review

30:47 | Jun 5th, 2018

Today, a special feature from the Slate podcast Upon Further Review: What if Brandi Chastain’s penalty kick against China in the 1999 Women’s World Cup final had bounced off the crossbar resulting in defeat? Just imagine the devastating fallout. Ther...Show More

The Manic Pixie Murderer Edition

58:46 | May 31st, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss My Favorite Murder and fandom of the True Crime genre with Rebecca Lavoie, Ireland's vote to legalize abortion, and the BBC's Killing Eve.Producer: Veralyn WilliamsProduction assistant: Daniel Schroeder

The White Lady Tears Edition

1:02:47 | May 24th, 2018

This week, Christina, Hanna and Anna discuss Miss America being lead by two women, season 2 of The Handmaid’s Tale, and the white Oakland woman who called the cops on black people having a BBQ cookout. Producer: Veralyn WilliamsProduction assistant: ...Show More

The What to Do With Bad Men Edition

56:08 | May 17th, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss what to do with the men plotting their post-#MeToo comeback, Gina Haspel's nomination for CIA director, and the return of Marchesa.Producer: Veralyn WilliamsProduction assistant: Daniel Schroeder

The Has Amy Schumer Bought the Beauty Myth Edition

56:37 | May 3rd, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss Amy Schumer's I Feel Pretty, an incel or involuntary celibate, and Janelle Monae's new album, Dirty Computer.Producer: Veralyn WilliamsProduction assistant: Daniel Schroeder

The Pee Tape Edition

58:51 | Apr 19th, 2018

This week, Hanna, Noreen, and Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci discuss Trump's infamous “pee tape” in the wake of former FBI director James Comey's new book, why America’s black mothers and babies are in a life-or-death crisis, and the way mal...Show More

The Roseanne is Back Edition

1:00:23 | Apr 5th, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the Roseanne reboot, the trial of Noor Salman, and raising a gender-free child.Producer: Veralyn WilliamsProduction assistant: Daniel Schroeder

The Stormy D and Cardi B Edition

1:00:32 | Mar 22nd, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss Stormy Daniels, Cardi B with producer Veralyn Williams, and microcheating.

The Hope for Hicks Edition

1:00:03 | Mar 8th, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the how to raise boys, Hope Hicks' departure from the White House as Communications Director, and a different kind of #MeToo story from This American Life. 

Will Porn Be Banned in the Matriarchy Edition

1:00:38 | Feb 22nd, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the latest White House abuse scandal, what teenagers are learning from online porn, and Lena Dunham's decision to write about having a hysterectomy.

The Glowy Edition

58:30 | Feb 8th, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the sexual abuse scandal in gymnastics, skincare, and Jordan Peterson on Slate.

The Babe.net vs. Aziz Ansari Edition

1:03:04 | Jan 25th, 2018

This week, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss Aziz Ansari, the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and the One Fight column on Slate.

They Almost Called It Moxie

57:13 | Jan 16th, 2018

Emily Bazelon, Hanna Rosin, and Meghan O’Rourke chat with Slate editor in chief, Julia Turner.

The Oprah 2020 Edition

1:00:54 | Jan 11th, 2018

This week, Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, June Thomas discuss a potential Oprah presidential run, self help with, By the Book, host Kristen Meinzer, and the generation gap in the #MeToo movement. 

The Call-in Show Edition

47:30 | Dec 28th, 2017

This week, Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, June Thomas tackle your “is it sexist?” questions in the holiday call-in show. 

Anyone But A Man Edition

1:03:01 | Dec 14th, 2017

This week, Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, June Thomas discuss if democrats are now the party of purity, Slack, and The New Yorker’s “Cat Person” Story.

I Feel Red-Pilled Edition

1:15:03 | Nov 30th, 2017

This week, Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, June Thomas discuss the book Kill All Normies with author Angela Nagle. Then they talk the about what causes a sex panic, and if all the current sexual harassment allegations could lead to one. Finally, they dis...Show More

Weinstein Accusers in Conversation

59:35 | Nov 21st, 2017

Three women who spoke out about Harvey Weinstein—Alice Evans, Katherine Kendall, and Tomi-Ann Roberts—sit down together with Slate’s editor-in-chief, Julia Turner, to discuss the movement they helped start, whether it’s gone too far, and whether ther...Show More

Put It Away Edition

1:04:30 | Nov 16th, 2017

On this week's show, the hosts discuss the allegations against Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore, and ask why it is that Alabama Republicans preselected a man who was this unqualified. Then they move onto a sexual offender they once actually liked, ...Show More

The Woke Men Versus Harassers Edition

58:24 | Nov 2nd, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss sexual harassment at The New Republic with former editor, Franklin Foer, gender neutrality, and flexible work.

The "Wire With Wigs" Edition

1:01:45 | Oct 19th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Harvey Weinstein, HBO's The Deuce, and ageism in the workplace.

The "From Mildred to Crystal" Edition

52:56 | Oct 5th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the early days of women’s pro tennis with journalist Grace Lichtenstein, the legacy of Huge Hefner, and Gloria Allred’s crusade.

The Hillary's Yoga and Chardonnay Edition

54:47 | Sep 21st, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Hillary Clinton's new book, What Happened, this moment in campus sexual-assault with Emily Yoffe, and a new study shows why having a best friend is good for your health.

The Princess Diana Beanie Baby Edition

52:56 | Sep 7th, 2017

This week, Noreen Malone, June Thomas, and guest co-host Christina Cauterucci discuss Teen Vogue, the 20th anniversary of Lady Diana’s death, and Tig Notaro's One Mississippi.

The 1800 Patriarchy Street Edition

50:24 | Aug 24th, 2017

This week, Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and guest co-host Christina Cauterucci answer "is it sexist" questions from listeners.

The Mr. Clean Is Totally Sexy Edition

53:42 | Aug 10th, 2017

This week, June Thomas and Noreen Malone are joined by Latifa Lyles to discuss the recent Google anti-diversity memo, the new TV series The Bold Type, and the music video for "Boys" by Charli XCX,

The Sex Robots Are Coming Edition

52:19 | Jul 27th, 2017

Hanna Rosin and Noreen Malone talk Sex robots with Maureen O'Connor, women being at the center of pop music with NPR's Ann Powers, and to Laura Moser about deciding to run for office post-Trump.   

The "I'm a creep. I'm sorry." Edition

52:41 | Jul 13th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone talk whether the New York magazine piece on climate change means we shouldn't have kids, Silicon Valley tech bros' apologies for their sexist acts and the Netflix show GLOW.

The Live From Brooklyn Edition

53:19 | Jun 29th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone talk to Jenna Lyons, Designer and Former Creative Director and President at J.Crew. Also, they discuss the Cosby trial and if a woman will ever be president.

The Attack of The Israeli-Accented Amazon Edition

48:39 | Jun 15th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the unexpected fellowship between Comey and victims of sexual harassment, if Wonder Woman is our new feminist icon, and the fall of Theresa May.

The Walk of Shame Edition

54:07 | Jun 1st, 2017

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and filling-in for June Thomas— The New York Times columnist, Ross Douthat discuss does a pregnant teen’s graduation story and if the "Girls generation" secretly regret the "sexual revolution."

The I Love Dick Edition

50:51 | May 18th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and filling-in for June Thomas— The New York Times Magazine's Susan Dominus discuss open marriages, Amazon's new series, I Love Dick, and the Brooklyn Museum Exhibit, We Wanted a Revolution.

The Under His Eye Edition

48:26 | May 4th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss The Handmaid's Tale, Brand Ivanka, and if democrats should compromise on abortion. 

The Don’t Ask Me To Prom Edition

47:35 | Apr 20th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and filling-in for Noreen Malone— Jezebel’s Senior Writer Kara Brown discuss celebrity prom proposal videos, missing white women syndrome, and sexual harassment videos.

The We Want Wives Edition

48:57 | Apr 6th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the recent Mike Pence controversy, abortion on TV, and millennial men that want stay-at-home wives.

The She-E-UhO Edition

46:44 | Mar 23rd, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with Mark Joseph Stern (legal writer for Slate), Thinx sexual harassment allegations, and new research that shows women do like to compete-- against themse...Show More

The Keep It Dusty Edition

42:34 | Mar 9th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the Women’s Strike, why ‘Happily Ever After’ isn’t cool anymore, and the latest PMS debate.Double X is brought to you by Smith and Noble. For beautiful blinds, curtains, and shutters for every space...Show More

The Milo vs. Lena Edition

55:19 | Feb 23rd, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Milo Yiannopoulos, HBO's Girls, and sexism claims at Uber.Double X is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron’s meal kits are delivered right to your door, and make cooking at home easy. Get your f...Show More

The #FreeMelania Edition

44:21 | Feb 9th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Melania Trump, Kellyanne Conway, and children displacing dads.Double X is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 50 dollars off your first set of sheets by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo...Show More

The "I Know What a Uterus Looks Like Now" Edition

1:00:15 | Jan 26th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the Woman's March, why men aren't taking jobs traditionally done by women, and a poll showing republic men think women have it better.Double X is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron’s meal kits...Show More

The Urine Trouble America Edition

59:46 | Jan 12th, 2017

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and David Wallace-Wells discuss Trump's Golden showers scandal, The Rockettes, and Gendered Virtual Assistants.Double X is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 50 dollars off your first set of sheets by going to BollandB...Show More

The Everyone's A Little Bit Sexist Edition

43:36 | Dec 29th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone listen to your calls and pass judgment on whether something in your life is sexist.Double X Gabfest is brought to you by Smith and Noble. For beautiful drapes, go to smithandnoble.com/doublex and you’ll get...Show More

The "Pass the Phone to Ivanka" Edition

50:10 | Dec 15th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss what Trump's cabinet means for women, how self care has evolved over the years, and "mom" as a complement. We want to hear from you! Call us at 929-266-8195 to share your "is this sexist or not" dil...Show More

The "Is he your president?" Edition

59:38 | Dec 1st, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the women’s March on Washington, identity liberalism, and the book, Twenty-Six Seconds.We want to hear from you! Call us at 929-266-8195 to share your "is this sexist or not" dilemmas for our end-of...Show More

The "What's the Matter With Candice?" Edition

56:47 | Nov 17th, 2016

Noreen Malone and June Thomas are joined by Clare Malone to discuss the women who voted for Trump, followed by an interview with Neera Tanden, and then a chat about Melania Trump and the fashion industry.---Double X Gabfest is brought to you by Smith...Show More

The “Good Girls, Revolt?” Edition

58:05 | Nov 3rd, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and guest co-hosting Christina Cauterucci discuss the feminist revolution vs. the Republican Party, the new Amazon series Good Girls Revolt, and what we learn about Chelsea Clinton from the email leaks. ---Double X Gabfest i...Show More

The Killing Off the Kings Edition

54:11 | Oct 20th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Trump’s “ultimate gift” to feminists, HBO’s comedy Insecure with Slate culture writer and Represent host, Aisha Harris, and the book Future Sex with author Emily Witt.

The Embarrassment of Bitches Edition

53:48 | Oct 6th, 2016

Hanna Rosin and Noreen Malone discuss Trump’s threat to bring up Hillary's marriage during the Presidential debates with Jamelle Bouie, Slate's Chief Political, Sex Ed Queens on YouTube with Amanda Hess, New York Times writer, and the new Amazon seri...Show More

The ”Don’t pee on my leg” Edition

50:50 | Sep 22nd, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss trigger warning on college campuses, race and representation on Double X, and why Judge Judy is so popular.Double X Gabfest is brought to you by Smith and Noble. For beautiful drapes, go to smithand...Show More

The Women and Headphones Edition

49:35 | Sep 8th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the French revolt against the burkini, the "How to Talk to a Woman Who is Wearing Headphones" blog post, and the new show, 'Take my Wife.'Double X Gabfest is brought to you by Blue Apron. For less t...Show More

Propped Up by Pillows Edition

52:01 | Aug 25th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Nate Parker's past rape allegation, Hillary's health, and e-mail etiquette.Double X Gabfest is brought to you by MeUndies. You deserve comfortable underwear, and MeUndies is here to help. Get 20 per...Show More

Olympics Extravaganza Edition

50:58 | Aug 11th, 2016

June Thomas, Noreen Malone, and Willa Paskin discuss the endless drama of Olympic gymnastics, whether intersex athlete's should be allowed to compete in women's events and everything wonderful and frustrating about this year's Olympics.Double X Gabfe...Show More

Hillary is Likable Enough

54:24 | Jul 28th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, Norene Malone discuss Ivanka Trump, the new Ghostbusters, and Hillary hatred.Double X Gabfest is brought to you by MeUndies. You deserve comfortable underwear, and MeUndies is here to help. Get 20 percent off your first orde...Show More

Powerfraus Edition

52:55 | Jul 14th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, Norene Malone discuss Britain's new prime minister Theresa May, former FOX news anchor Gretchen Carlson's sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, and The Bachelor franchise. Double X is brought to you by MeUndies. MeU...Show More

Actually Good News for Women Edition

47:29 | Jun 30th, 2016

June Thomas, Noreen Malone, and Dahlia Lithwick Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, the HBO documentary Suited, and The New York Times' war on "mom hair."Double X is brought to you by Squarespace. Start building your website today at Squarespace.com...Show More

The Full Angela Merkel Edition

51:52 | Jun 16th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, Jessica Winter, and Christina Cauterucci discuss the aftermath of the Stanford rape case, the future of feminism, and the gender card in the presidential election.Double X is brought to you by MeUndies. MeUndies makes the world’s most co...Show More

Empowertizing Edition

53:08 | Jun 2nd, 2016

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss the new book "We Were Feminists Once" and talk to Marketplace's Krissy Clark about the surprising state of welfare in this country.Double X is brought to you by Squarespace. Start building your webs...Show More

Walk Don't Wobble Edition

53:49 | May 19th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss the Anthony Weiner documentary, high heels, and the comedy of Ali Wong.Double X is brought to you by Smith & Noble, offering custom window treatments—including blinds, shutters, shades, and panels—w...Show More

Kotex in my Bugatti Edition

51:47 | May 5th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss efforts  to decriminalize sex work, Melania Trump, and why millennial men are obsessed with Drake.Double X is brought to you by Smith & Noble, offering custom window treatments—including blinds, shu...Show More

Spanx and Spanking Edition

56:45 | Apr 21st, 2016

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss sororities and feminsim, whether domesticity gets in the way of a woman's creativity, and the new book "Sex with Shakespeare" with the author Jillian Keenan.Double X is brought to you by Smith & Nob...Show More

We Just Want Attention Edition

50:45 | Apr 7th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas talk with Peggy Orenstein about her new book Girls & Sex; then they discuss the gender neutral pronoun "they" and the latest sexist insult, "She just wants attention."Double X is brought to you by MeUndies....Show More

Ladybits Edition

52:32 | Mar 24th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Willa Paskin discuss the "tampon tax," Marcia Clark and what was wrong with 90s feminism, and talk with Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross.Double X is brought to you by Smith & Noble, offering custom window treatments—in...Show More

Sex, Death, and Videotapes Edition

50:49 | Mar 10th, 2016

Hanna Rosin and Noreen Malone discuss celebrity sex tapes, Hillary vs. Trump, and interview Katie Roiphe about her new book, "The Violet Hour." Double X is brought to you by Smith & Noble, offering custom window treatments—including blinds, shutters,...Show More

#FreeKesha Edition

55:14 | Feb 25th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Aisha Harris discuss single women as the new political class, teens and sexting, and Kesha.  Double X is brought to you by MeUndies. MeUndies makes the world’s most comfortable underwear in a variety of styles and patt...Show More

Berniebros Edition

49:16 | Feb 11th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Berniebros, the CDC's warning to young women about drinking, and Samantha Bee's show Full Frontal on TBS.Double X is brought to you by MeUndies. MeUndies makes the world’s most comfortable underwear...Show More

Power Pony Edition

53:50 | Jan 28th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the power pose, whether we http://www.MeUndies.com/doublex should embrace procrastination, and The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.Double X is brought to you by MeUndies. MeUndies makes the world’s most co...Show More

Slutty Power Lesbian Edition

55:37 | Jan 14th, 2016

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss whether David Bowie paved the way for our gender bending lives with Lea DeLaria, Hillary Clinton's youth problem, and coloring books for adults.Double X is brought to you by MeUndies. Go to MeUndies...Show More

So Schlong 2015 Edition

54:53 | Dec 24th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the Amazon TV series Transparent, the pussification of America, and the best and worst feminist moments of 2015.Double X is brought to you by Ooka Island, a reading program so fun your kids won’t ev...Show More

Naked Amy Schumer Edition

50:59 | Dec 10th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Tashfeen Malik, false narratives of anorexia with Slate's Katy Waldman, and the 2016 Pirelli calendar.Double X is brought to you by Club W, leading the "grape to glass" wine revolution. Answer just ...Show More

Cate Blanchett's Mink Edition

50:52 | Nov 26th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss women in Hollywood with Maureen Dowd, teen suicides in Silicon Valley, and the movie Carol.   Double X is brought to you by BollandBranch.com, the company that makes luxury bedding affordable. Get t...Show More

Goodbye Dear Prudence Edition

46:51 | Nov 12th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss bathroom equality, the new company Need-a-Mom, and Dear Prudie's nearly 10 years of doling out advice with Emily Yoffe.   Double X is brought to you by Club W, leading the "grape to glass" wine revo...Show More

Justin Trudeau's Luscious Locks Edition

50:02 | Oct 29th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the new book about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "The Notorious RBG" with authors Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhinik, whether we can call male politicians hot, and Jonathan Franzen and wome...Show More

Fart of the Eye Edition

51:28 | Oct 15th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss crying in a professional setting, Playboy's decision to stops publishing nude photos, and bangs.   Double X is brought to you by Squarespace. Start building your website today at Squarespace.com. En...Show More

Live from Washington D.C. Edition

1:00:05 | Oct 1st, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone are live in Washington D.C. this week at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre and discuss Carly Fiorina, Generation Z, and talk to Anne-Marie Slaughter about her new book, "Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work, Fami...Show More

Text Me You Love Me Edition

59:09 | Sep 17th, 2015

June Thomas, Noreen Malone, and Amanda Hess talk with the Atlantic's Tanahisi Coates about his article "The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration," Laura Bennett about the boom of the first-person essay, and whether we really are lonely in th...Show More

Fat Pig, Slobs, and Disgusting Animals Edition

48:57 | Sep 3rd, 2015

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone and June Thomas talk about Donald Trump, the misnamed female viagra, and BFFs.

The Call-in Show Edition

55:38 | Aug 20th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone and June Thomas answer listeners' questions about upspeak, princess culture, male feminism,hyphenated names, and more.   Slate's DoubleX Gabfest is sponsored by Ring, the video doorbell that allows you to see and talk to an...Show More

Fun Fearless Females Edition

50:40 | Aug 6th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Laura Anderson talk about Cosmopolitan magazine, Warren Buffett's birth control revolution, and this month's Feminist Movie Club pick—Thelma and Louise.   Slate's DoubleX Gabfest is sponsored by Ring, the video doorbell ...Show More

Manic Panic Armpits Edition

52:04 | Jul 23rd, 2015

Noreen Malone, June Thomas and Seth Stevenson discuss colorful armpit hair, Planned Parenthood, and the female gaze.   Slate's Double X Gabfest is sponsored by Boll & Branch, making luxury bedding affordable and convenient to order from home. Boll & ...Show More

Beazel Better Have My Money

54:19 | Jul 9th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss asexuality, Rhianna's "Bitch Better Have My Money" video with Slate's Katy Waldman and the 1939 movie Women.   Slate's DoubleX Gabfest is sponsored by Boll & Branch, making luxury bedding affordable...Show More

Cover Up in Summer Edition

57:44 | Jun 25th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss why some young women cover up for summer, prison moms, and The Mystery Show podcast with author Sheila Heti and a mystery guest.   Slate's DoubleX Gabfest is sponsored by Smith and Noble, featuring ...Show More

The TripleX Edition

57:52 | Jun 11th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss whether Emma Sulkowitz's latest work is art or activism, transgender vs. radical feminists on Caitlyn Jenner, and Aziz Ansari's book "Modern Romance." The DoubleX Gabfest is sponsored by: Smith and ...Show More

Thou Shalt Cruise Edition

53:44 | May 28th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss "the wife bonus," whether gayness is getting left behind with Slate's Bryan Lowder, and bridesmaids. The DoubleX Gabfest is sponsored by Smith and Noble. Smith and Noble is giving DoubleX Gabfest li...Show More

Selfish in Thailand Edition

48:22 | May 14th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss the New York Times' nail salon expose, Kim Kardashian selfies, and how men feel about work-life balance. Slate's DoubleX Gabfest is sponsored by Smith and Noble, featuring custom window treatments h...Show More

Inside Inside Amy Schumer Edition

50:18 | Apr 30th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Jessica Winter discuss the comic memoir turned Broadway musical "Fun Home" with author Alison Bechdel, Instagram envy, and Inside Amy Schumer. The DoubleX Gabfest is sponsored by the Great Courses, offering engaging au...Show More

Spinster Edition

58:47 | Apr 16th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss singledom with Spinster author Kate Bolick, Hillary Clinton's grandma image, and same-sex award show kissing.

Monica Makes a Joke Edition

44:57 | Apr 2nd, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Monica Lewinsky, flawless as a feminist declaration, and cat ladies.

Does Choreplay Turn You On? Edition

46:40 | Mar 19th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss choreplay, Ellen Pao and the Silcon Valley trial, and maternity leave with Slate's Jessica Winter.

Moody Bitches Edition

47:37 | Mar 5th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss whether women are having their emotions medicated out of them, the hastag #offendeveryoneinfourwords, and the new documentary Hunting Ground about sexual assault on college campuses.

Honor Your Socks Edition

47:36 | Feb 19th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss decluttering, Hillary Clinton's haters, and the gender politics of drag with Slate contributor Miz Cracker.

Broadscasting Edition

49:52 | Feb 5th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone talk to their favorite women podcasters: Alix Spiegel of Invisibilia, Chana Joffe Walt of This American Life, and Lea Thau of Strangers.

Raping Rape Culture Edition

53:41 | Jan 22nd, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss free range parenting, whether you can will someone to love, and Broad City

The Bright Young Things Edition

51:53 | Jan 8th, 2015

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the closing the word gap with Margaret Talbot, June's article class and dentistry, and wunderkid compliments.

The Righteous Feminist Outrage

40:13 | Dec 25th, 2014

June Thomas, Noreen Malone, and Amanda Hess discuss the year in outrage, how women did in TV this year, and their feminist wishlist for 2015.

The Aftermath of Rolling Stone Edition

55:21 | Dec 11th, 2014

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the fallout from the UVA article, Emily Yoffe's piece "The College Rape Overcorrection," and best practices for interviewing people who have been traumatized by sexual assault.

The Butch Goddess Edition

44:21 | Nov 27th, 2014

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Katy Waldman discuss Sabrian Rubin Erdley's article about rape on the UVA campus, how husbands affect their wives' careers, and the latest film in the Hunger Games series.

Say Yes Please to Hog Castration Edition

45:15 | Nov 13th, 2014

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss the mid-term elections, Amy Poehler's memoir "Yes Please," and Obama's Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett.

Three Sexy Witches Edition

54:19 | Oct 30th, 2014

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss Gamergate with Slate writer David Auerbach, parenting violent children, and everthing witches with author Katherine Howe.

Collection of Body Parts Edition

48:23 | Oct 16th, 2014

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Amanda Hess discuss teen sexting, Gone Girl and the psychobitch, and the plight of the male feminist.

Lena Dunham's Food Diary

53:09 | Oct 2nd, 2014

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss Lena Dunham's book "Not That Kind of Girl," sexual consent laws on college campuses, and parental responsibility for murderous children.

Real Women Edition

52:54 | Sep 18th, 2014

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Amanda Hess discuss if corporeal punishment is ever acceptable, whether feminism has conquered the culture, and ask what it means to be a "Real Man."

Fill the Dirndl Edition

46:25 | Sep 4th, 2014

On this week's DoubleX Gabfest, Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss post clinic abortion with New York Times Magazine's Emily Bazelon, domestic violence in the NFL, and Kirsten Gillibrand and the sexists she works with.

Daddy's Little Princess Edition

43:37 | Aug 21st, 2014

On this week's DoubleX Podcast, June Thomas, Noreen Malone, and Jessica Winter discuss social media sexism and what tools are available to counter misogyny online with Slate's Amanda Hess; just-in-time scheduling software and how it affects the lives...Show More

Double X Gabfest: The Blepharoplasty Edition

1:00:13 | Aug 7th, 2014

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone and June Thomas discuss a cure for autism, ethnic plastic surgery with New York Magazine's Maureen O'Connor, and the Israeli show Srugim with Miriam Krule.

Double X Gabfest: The Kim K. Skills Edition

50:10 | Jul 24th, 2014

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Jessica Winter discuss dating while mentally ill with guest Molly Pohlig, "happy" sleepaway camps, and the iPhone game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.

Double X Gabfest: Babies, Books, and Beaches Edition

50:41 | Jul 9th, 2014

June Thomas, Noreen Malone and Jessica Winter discuss gays winning while women lose, surrogacy, and beach reading.

Double X Gabfest: The Deposed Scumbags Edition

48:18 | Jun 26th, 2014

June Thomas, Noreen Malone and Jessica Winter discuss notorious scumbags Dov Charney and Terry Richardson, Lana Del Rey's new album, and talk to Doree Shafrir about her her BuzzFeed piece “I Was Sure Freezing My Eggs Would Solve Everything.”

Double X Gabfest: The Fully Responsive Edition

46:42 | Jun 12th, 2014

June Thomas, Noreen Malone, and Jessica Winter discuss Laverne Cox and the transgender moment, Slender Man, and dating tech guys.

Double X Gabfest: The #Hashtag Edition

51:58 | May 29th, 2014

June Thomas, Noreen Malone, and Jessica Winter discuss the social media respone to the misogyny fueled murder spree of Elliot Rodger, the possibility of paid menstrual leave, and Girl Boss, the leadership book by Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso.

Double X Gabfest: The Narcissistic Looney Toon Edition

50:19 | May 15th, 2014

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss the return of Monica Lewinsky, the kidnapping of more than 250 girls in Nigeria, and the significance of names.

Double X Gabfest: The Bechdel Test vs. the Jiggle Test Edition

53:41 | May 1st, 2014

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss Arianna Huffington's new focus on well-being, the revolt of the NFL cheerleaders, and box-office smash The Other Woman.

Double X Gabfest: The Friends Every Night Edition

53:55 | Apr 17th, 2014

In this week’s Gabfest, Outward editor June Thomas talks with New York editor Noreen Malone and Slate senior editor Jessica Winter about the confidence gap between the sexes, the state of the stay-at-home mom, and how to identify a Basic Bitch.

Double X Gabfest: The Conscious Uncoupling Edition

46:10 | Apr 3rd, 2014

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss affairs in happy marriages, Gwyneth Paltrow's conscious uncoupling from Chris Martin, and the rise of the female chef.

Double X Gabfest: The Stranger Danger Edition

54:02 | Mar 20th, 2014

Listen to Slate’s show about the Atlantic story on our safety obsession, Danah Boyd’s new book, It’s Complicated, and the New Yorker’s weird Scarlett Johansson profile.

Double X Gabfest: The Blinded Me With Science Edition

1:13:54 | Mar 6th, 2014

A special Double X from Sixth & I Synagogue in Washington, D.C. Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the science of relationships, the Washington Post's Date Lab with guest Christina Antoniades, and whether an equal marriage means less...Show More

Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The City vs. Suburbs Edition

39:10 | Feb 27th, 2014

Listen to Slate's parenting podcast about losing the Asperger's diagnosis, and the great debate: Where is it better to raise kids, in the city or the suburbs?

Double X Gabfest: The Sex & Ambition Edition

57:52 | Feb 20th, 2014

Listen to Slate’s show about Wendy Davis, seniors and sex, and sexual assault at God’s Harvard.

Mom And Dad Are Fighting: Everything Is Awesome Edition

39:48 | Feb 13th, 2014

Slate's Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt talk to the creators of American Promise, a documentary that follows two black boys from kindergarten through high school graduation, and discuss the Lego Movie.

Double X Gabfest: The Triple Package, Triple Axel Edition

44:04 | Feb 6th, 2014

Double X editor Hanna Rosin, Slate editor June Thomas, and New York's Noreen Malone discuss Dylan Farrow's allegations of abuse against Woody Allen, the tiger mother's new book, and the women of the winter Olympics.

Mom And Dad Are Fighting: I Am The Standard Edition

34:43 | Jan 30th, 2014

Slate's Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt discuss gap years before college and are joined by author Jennifer Senior to discuss "All Joy and No Fun", her new book about modern parenting.

Double X Gabfest: The Well-Heeled, Middle-Aged Lady Edition

47:11 | Jan 23rd, 2014

On this week's Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New York magazine editor Noreen Malone to discuss the online harassment of women, the mainstreaming of gay people on television, and Michelle Obama's 50th birthda...Show More

Mom And Dad Fighting: The Be Present Edition

33:43 | Jan 16th, 2014

Slate's Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt discuss the pros and cons of summer camp and are joined by blogger Carla Naumburg to talk about mindful parenting.

Double X Gabfest: The Weiner, Weed and Workout Edition

49:14 | Jan 9th, 2014

In this weeks’ Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss the Jennifer Weiner, whether weed culture is hostile to women, and what your workout gear says about you.

Double X Gabfest: The Stay Seated Bro Edition

56:00 | Dec 26th, 2013

Noreen Malone, Hanna Rosin, and June Thomas answer year-end questions from listeners in the first ever Double X call-in show.

Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The Holiday Swirl Edition

34:59 | Dec 19th, 2013

Slate's Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt discuss parental "hate reads", and are joined by author Susan Katz Miller to talk about holidays in interfaith families.

Double X Gabfest: The Superfriend Edition

50:57 | Dec 12th, 2013

Noreen Malone, Hanna Rosin, and June Thomas discuss the San Antonio Four, Wall Street husbands, and male friendship.

Mom and Dad Are Fighting Ep. 1: Don't Test My Kids

30:05 | Dec 5th, 2013

In the debut episode of Slate's new parenting podcast, Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois discuss the small but growing number of parents who opt their children out of standardized tests, and the new Disney movie Frozen.

Double X Gabfest: The Chanksgiving Edition

44:57 | Nov 28th, 2013

Allison Benedikt, Hanna Rosin, and June Thomas discuss the feuding Cheneys, Goldieblox feminism, and Thanksgivvukah.

Double X Gabfest: The Emo Comedian Edition

47:59 | Nov 14th, 2013

Listen to Slate’s show about the Ethiopian adoptee abuse story, Elizabeth Warren’s 2016 chances, and Sarah Silverman’s feud with male comedians.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Juice Cleanse Edition

46:22 | Oct 31st, 2013

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss rape victims speaking out, juice cleanses, and the rise of the lady business traveler.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Stop The Binge Drinking Edition

45:55 | Oct 17th, 2013

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone and June Thomas discuss whether women Senators were key to the budget deal, a controversial article telling young women not to binge drink or they put themselves at risk of assault, and a New York self esteem campaign.

DoubleX Gabfest: The What the Heck Is Dry Shampoo Edition

43:45 | Oct 3rd, 2013

Hanna Rosin, Allison Benedikt, and June Thomas talk about why the government shutdown disproportionately affects women. They're then joined by Willa Paskin to discuss the new crop of network TV offerings and an eyerolling Buzzfeed listicle.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Pajama Party Edition

55:58 | Sep 19th, 2013

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Dan Kois discuss tech bros, sexual assault in the military, and pajama chic.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Marshmallow Test Edition

44:25 | Sep 5th, 2013

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas and Noreen Malone discuss if American schools are too conformist, whether online dating is making us more politically polarized and the rising mortality rate among poor white women.

Double X Gabfest: The Female Gay Mike Bloomberg Edition

45:02 | Aug 22nd, 2013

Listen to Slate’s show about Orange Is the New Black, Christine Quinn, and the case of the Craigslist Killer.

DoubleX Gabfest: The No Sex and All Kindness Edition

47:53 | Aug 8th, 2013

Hanna Rosin, Allison Benedikt and Noreen Malone talk about Orthodox Jewish feminists, Sophie Fontanel's new book about life without sex and George Saunders' commencement speech about kindness.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Carlos Danger Edition

46:26 | Jul 25th, 2013

Hanna Rosin, Allison Benedikt and Noreen Malone talk about the latest Anthony Weiner revelations, the joys and pitfalls of polyamory, and whether exes ever truly go away in a social media world.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Mean Girls and Lost Girls Edition

52:56 | Jul 11th, 2013

Listen to Slate’s show about transgender kids, Lost Girls, and the return of “deranged” sorority girl Rebecca Martinson.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Monogamish Sex Edition

41:20 | Jun 27th, 2013

Hanna Rosin, Allison Benedikt and Noreen Malone talk about non-monogamy among same-sex couples, a Texas-sized filibuster and fashion-conscious toddlers.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Are Fathers Necessary? Edition

47:15 | Jun 13th, 2013

Hanna Rosin, Allison Benedikt and Noreen Malone are joined by writer Lauren Sandler to discuss having only one child. Also, they discuss if father figures are essential, and evaluate the necessity of wedding gifts.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Monkey Desire Edition

42:52 | May 30th, 2013

Hanna Rosin, Allison Benedikt and Noreen Malone are joined by author Daniel Bergner, who talks about female desire. Also, they discuss the lessons of gay marriage and debate whether it's sexist to write about the dress habits of women in the news.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Healed By Love Edition

48:48 | May 16th, 2013

In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Slate senior editor Dan Kois and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss rape jokes, the rehabilitation of cad politicians Anthony Weiner and Mark Sanford, and a new article on the b...Show More

DoubleX Gabfest: The Give Your Baby a Spear Edition

48:03 | May 2nd, 2013

Listen to Slate’s show about breast cancer awareness, sympathy for the Boston bomber and Nicholas Day’s new book, Baby Meets World.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Fapstronaut Edition

42:59 | Apr 18th, 2013

In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Slate senior editor Dan Kois and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss the Philadelphia “house of horrors” abortion story, the movement of men who want to stop masturbating, and th...Show More

DoubleX Gabfest: The Manteresting Edition

39:10 | Apr 4th, 2013

In this week's Gabfest, Noreen Malone, Jessica Grose, and Seth Stevenson discuss cooking memoirs and feminism, writing about addiction, and Pinterest for dudes.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Office Wife Edition

44:01 | Mar 21st, 2013

In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins  New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone and Slate contributing writer Seth Stevenson to discuss the rise of the retro wife; Steubenville rape case; and how to find the perfect office wife.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Join My Consciousness-Raising Circle Edition

45:13 | Mar 7th, 2013

In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Slate managing editor Dan Kois and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss Sheryl Sandberg's new book, Lean In, a harrowing photo essay on domestic violence and women journalists sle...Show More

DoubleX Gabfest: The Don Henley Was Hot Edition

52:48 | Feb 21st, 2013

DoubleX editors Hanna Rosin, Allison Benedikt and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss the second season of Girls; female linguistic trends on Twitter; and Slate senior editor Emily Bazelon’s new book, Sticks and Stones.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Live Love Edition

1:17:36 | Feb 14th, 2013

In this week’s special live Gabfest, DoubleX founding editor Hanna Rosin is joined by New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone and Slate's Dear Prudence columnist Emily Yoffe to discuss 50 years of The Feminine Mystique, how different kids react to te...Show More

DoubleX Podcast: The Mrs. Carter Edition

45:08 | Feb 7th, 2013

In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX managing editor Allison Benedikt joins New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone and Slate senior editor Dan Kois to discuss pop culture and (perhaps) feminist icon Beyonce; a recent New Yorker story about mass shooter A...Show More

DoubleX Gabfest: The Michelle’s Bangs Edition

40:03 | Jan 24th, 2013

DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone and DoubleX managing editor Allison Benedikt to discuss Michelle Obama’s inauguration style and evolution; how high school impacts our adult selves; and porn for women.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Do You Like The Way We Sound? Edition

43:02 | Jan 10th, 2013

In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone and DoubleX managing editor Allison Benedikt to discuss Elizabeth Wurtzel’s mid-life confessional in New York magazine; male disdain for vocal fry; and t...Show More

DoubleX Gabfest: The Home for the Holidays Edition

40:02 | Dec 27th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about women and guns; This Is 40; and the agony (or ecstasy) of going home for the holidays.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Old Sperm Edition

44:59 | Dec 13th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about the risks of older parenthood; gender-neutral toys; and the sustaining tradition that says men are responsible for all marriage proposals.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Nobody’s Business Edition

42:34 | Nov 29th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about Martha Stewart’s new image; the Rihanna/Chris Brown saga; and the Fox News article “The War on Men.”

DoubleX Gabfest: The PetWell Edition

53:29 | Nov 15th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about the Petraeus-Broadwell affair; women and the election; and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Hipster Sexism Edition

35:41 | Nov 1st, 2012

Listen to Slate’s wrap-up of the election; examination of the term “hipster sexism”; and the recent nanny murder case.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Binders Full of Women Edition

42:20 | Oct 18th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about the second presidential debate; Gawker’s outing of notorious Reddit user, Violentacrez; and the dangers of playground monkey bars.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Muumuu Edition

49:58 | Oct 4th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about Marissa Mayer’s short maternity leave; how to talk to your kids about porn; and Jessica Grose’s new novel, Sad Desk Salad.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Mrs. Jesus Edition

32:57 | Sep 20th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about Naomi Wolf’s book, Vagina: A New Biography; a recently discovered 4th Century reference to Jesus’ wife; and Mindy Kaling.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Mom-in-Chief Edition

49:00 | Sep 6th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about Michelle Obama’s Democratic Convention speech; Hanna Rosin’s upcoming book, The End of Men; and the new film, Bachelorette.

DoubleX Gabfest: The P90X Edition

34:47 | Aug 23rd, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about the Todd Akin rape controversy, Paul Ryan’s hot bod, and Augusta National admitting its first two female members.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Circumspect Circumference Edition

49:03 | Aug 9th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about prenatal depression, hot Olympic bodies, and cosmetic surgery for teenage girls.

DoubleX Gabfest: The We Wish We Were Talking About Kristen Stewart Edition

38:09 | Jul 26th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about the Aurora shooting heroes, outing rapists on Twitter, and women’s boxing.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Un-Retouched Edition

44:18 | Jul 12th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about young women getting their tubes tied, last week’s date rape episode of Louie, and Seventeen magazine’s new photo touch-up policy.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Still Not Having It All Edition

52:25 | Jun 28th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about Anne-Marie Slaughter’s Atlantic cover story, the new Pixar movie Brave, and spoiled American kids.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Muppet Show Edition

49:23 | Jun 14th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about subversive commencement speeches, a new study on gay parenting, and Muppet chaos theory.

DoubleX Gabfest: Itty Bitty Cheapo Rock Edition

41:08 | May 31st, 2012

DoubleX editors talk about Mark Zuckerberg’s new wife Pricilla Chan, Wired’s GeekDad cover, and women in combat.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Bare-Chested Edition

49:34 | May 17th, 2012

Listen to Slate’s show about attachment parenting, president Obama’s college love letters and child psychopaths.