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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss rape victims speaking out, juice cleanses, and the rise of the female business traveler.
Other items discussed in the show:
- Daisy Coleman’s “It Happened to Me” essay on xoJane.com.
- Margaret Talbot’s essay on the “extraordinary resilience of Elizabeth Smart” in The New Yorker.
- The Atlantic Wire on why Slate.fr published Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s accuser’s name.
- Vanessa Grigoriadis on juice cleanses and the people who love them in New York magazine.
- The New Republic’s Judith Shulevitz on the modern theology of juice fasts.
- Mary Eberstadt’s essay “Is Food the New Sex?”
- One of the Hairpin’s piece on women traveling alone.
June Thomas recommends Mirta Ojito’s new book about the 2008 murder of an Ecuadorean immigrant in Patchogue, Long Island, Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town.
Hanna Rosin recommends that adults give Halloween back to children.
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