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On this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX founding editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New York editor Noreen Malone to talk about Kate Bolick’s new book, Spinster, Hillary Clinton embracing the grandma image, and same-sex kissing at award shows.
Other items discussed in the show:
- Spinster by Kate Bolick
- Kate Bolick’s original piece in the Atlantic, “All the Single Ladies”
- Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed edited by Meghan Daum
- Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell
- U.S. History as Women’s History: New Feminist Essays co-authored by Kathryn Kish Sklar
- Hillary Clinton announces her presidential campaign
- SNL’s parody of Clinton’s campaign video
- Maureen Dowd’s New York Times op-ed on Hillary Clinton
- Peter Beinart on Clinton’s #GrandmothersKnowBest hashtag in the Atlantic.
- Hillary’s age may work in her favor, argues Margaret Wheeler Johnson in the Bustle*
- “The MTV Movie Awards’ Best Kiss Category and TV’s Embrace of Same-Sex Intimacy” in Slate
- “Why Are There No Butch Lesbians on Television?” in Slate
- June’s article, “Asexuality and Intersex Conditions Are Television’s New Frontier”
Noreen recommends the Netflix original series Bloodline.
June is into It Shoulda Been You, a new Broadway musical.
Outro: “Spinster” by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
*Update, April 16, 2015: This link has been updated from the reprinted version on Huffington Post to the original source, Bustle.