Transgender bathroom panic, renting moms, and goodbye to Slate’s Dear Prudence.

Bathrooms: The Next Frontier of the Culture Wars

Bathrooms: The Next Frontier of the Culture Wars

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
Nov. 12 2015 3:45 PM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Goodbye Dear Prudence Edition

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On this week’s Gabfest, Slate’s Hanna Rosin and June Thomas join New York editor Noreen Malone to discuss bathrooms, the next frontier of the culture war; why we need Need a Mom; and Emily Yoffe’s 10-year tenure of doling out advice as Dear Prudence.

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DoubleX recommendations:

June recommends the ESPN show and podcast His & Hers with Michael Smith and Jemele Hill.

Hanna recommends Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff.

Noreen recommends Master of None, Aziz Ansari’s Netflix TV series.

Outro: “Dear Prudence” by Siouxsie and the Banshees

This podcast was produced by Ann Heppermann. Our intern is Jessie Chasan-Taber.

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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.