DoubleX Gabfest: Transgender Kids, Robert Kolker’s Lost Girls, and “Deranged” Sorority Girl Rebecca Martinson 

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July 11 2013 12:51 PM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Mean Girls and Lost Girls Edition

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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins DoubleX managing editor Allison Benedikt and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss new legislation aimed at protecting transgender kids; Robert Kolker’s book, Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery; and the return of “deranged” sorority girl Rebecca Martinson.   

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Noreen Malone wants you to read Marc Tracy on the Daddy Wars.

Hanna Rosin recommends these beautiful pictures of transgender men and Adelle Waldman’s new book, The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.

Allison Benedikt says to check out this Big Star documentary, and endorses Superchunk’s new “Me & You & Jackie Mittoo” as a great summer jam.

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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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