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In this week’s Gabfest, Slate senior editor Jessica Winter joins Outward editor June Thomas and New York editor Noreen Malone to discuss #yesallwomen, the hashtag response to this weekend’s Santa Barbara shootings; paid menstrual leave; and Sophia Amoruso and her new book #Girlboss.
Some of the stories discussed in the episode:
Noreen suggests a midcentury working girl novel, The Best of Everything, by Rona Jaffe.
June recommends Faking It, an MTV show about two teenagers who pretend to be a lesbian couple to boost their popularity. Despite the questionable premise, June says the show has some surprisingly poignant moments.
Correction, May 29, 2014: This post originally misstated the title of the Robyn Schiff poem "The Houselights."