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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Slate’s Outward blog editor June Thomas and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss whether women senators were key to the budget deal, a controversial article telling young women not to binge drink or they put themselves at risk of assault, and a New York self-esteem campaign's misuse of the word "beautiful."
Other items discussed in the show:
Hanna Rosin recommends the hilarious McSweeney’s article on the decorative gourd.
Also, Susan Faludi in The Baffler on Lean In and self esteem feminism.
Noreen Malone recommends Claire Dederer’s Poser.
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