Wednesday Martin’s book about Upper East Side moms, gayness versus homosexuality, and the retrograde nature and hassle of being a bridesmaid.

The Wife Bonus—Is It Real?

The Wife Bonus—Is It Real?

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
May 28 2015 11:22 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Thou Shalt Cruise Edition

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On this week’s Gabfest, Slate’s Hanna Rosin and June Thomas join New York editor Noreen Malone to talk about a new book on Upper East Side moms and the “wife bonus,” the loss of gay culture, and the costs of being a bridesmaid.  

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Hanna recommends The League of Kitchens, the movie The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, and the Love + Radio episode, “The Living Room.”

Noreen recommends Shamir’s new album, Ratchet, and @everycolorbot.

Outro: “On the Regular” by Shamir

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Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York Magazine.

Hanna Rosin is the co-host of NPR’s Invisibilia and a founder of DoubleX. She is also the author of The End of Men. Follow her on Twitter.

June Thomas is managing producer of Slate podcasts.