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DoubleX Gabfest: The Well-Heeled Middle-Aged Lady Edition

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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New York magazine senior editor Noreen Malone to discuss online harassment of women, the mainstreaming of gay on television, and Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday.

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Hanna loves this profile of Jack Monroe, Britain’s new face of poverty.

Noreen is rereading Sex and the Single Girl and suggests you have wine and eggs for breakfast.

June is into The Days of Anna Madrigal, the ninth novel in Armistead Maupin’s best-selling Tales of the City series.

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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.

June Thomas is a Slate culture critic and editor of Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ section. 

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