DoubleX Gabfest: Young Women Getting Their Tubes Tied, the Date-Rape Episode of Louie, and Seventeen Magazine’s New Photo Policy.

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July 12 2012 7:43 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Un-Retouched Edition

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. 

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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 challenges that young women who want to have their tubes tied face at the doctor’s office; last week’s gender-bending episode of Louie, which starred Melissa Leo and featured a sexual assault; and Seventeen magazine’s new photo-retouching policy.

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Allison Benedikt recommends binge-watching the first season of Homeland before Season 2 starts in September.

Hanna Rosin wants you to read Sheila Heti’s new (and much-talked-about) book, How Should a Person Be?

Noreen Malone suggests that you check out Nora Ephron’s great book of essays, Wallflower at the Orgy.

Allison Benedikt is a Slate senior editor. Follow her on Twitter.

Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.

Hanna Rosin is the founder of DoubleX and a writer for the Atlantic. She is also the author of The End of Men. Follow her on Twitter.

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