DoubleX Gabfest: The We Wish We Were Talking About Kristen Stewart Edition
Listen to Slate’s show about the Aurora shooting heroes, outing rapists on Twitter, and women’s boxing.
Posted Friday, July 27, 2012, at 8:45 AM
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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone and DoubleX managing editor Allison Benedikt to discuss the male heroes of the Aurora shooting who died saving their girlfriends’ lives; the case of Savannah Dietrich, who took to Twitter to name the two young men who sexually assaulted her; and women’s boxing, which for the first time ever is an Olympic sport.
Other items discussed in the show:
- Hanna Rosin’s “In the Aurora Theater the Men Protected the Women. What Does that Mean?”
- Susan Faludi’s book, The Terror Dream
- Amanda Hess on “Can Twitter Help Rape Victims Find Justice?”
- Feministing on the case of Chloe Rubenstein, who outed campus rapists on Facebook.
- Ariel Levy’s New Yorker profile of Olympic boxer Clarissa Shields.
- Irina Aleksander’s Atlantic profile of Olympic boxer Marlen Esparza.
- Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn.
Noreen Malone suggests you start following Kardashian-Kierkegaard mashup account @KimKierkegaard on Twitter.
Allison Benedikt recommends the fascinating mess of a movie Margaret.
Hanna Rosin says to check out this trailer for the Paralympic Games.
Allison Benedikt is the managing editor of Slate's Double X.
Noreen Malone is a staff writer for the New Republic.
Hanna Rosin is the author of The End of Men, a co-founder of Slate's DoubleX and a senior editor at the Atlantic. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter or Facebook or visit her website.