Post-clinic abortion, the NFL’s new domestic violence policy, and Kirsten Gillibrand’s Senate harassers.
The Real Reason the NFL Cares So Much About Domestic Violence
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Sept. 4 2014 8:14 AM

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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New York editor Noreen Malone to discuss the post-clinic abortion, the NFL’s new domestic violence policy, and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s Senate harassers.

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June revisits Nurse Jackie.

Noreen is forever hunting good listen-while-you-work music: Lp1 by FKA Twigs and Goddess by Banks.

Hanna wants you to watch the new movie The One I Love.

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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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