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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.
Other items discussed in the show:
- An advertisement against the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance
- “The Anti-Trans Bathroom Nightmare Has Its Roots in Racial Segregation” by Gillian Frank in Slate
- “Sex-Segregated Public Restrooms Are an Outdated Relic of Victorian Paternalism” by Ted Trautman in Slate
- “No More Women’s Rooms: Why Bathrooms Should All Be Gender-Neutral” by Izzy Rode in Slate
- “The Decades-Old Roots of Houston’s Bathroom Panic” by Neil J. Young in Slate
- “Florida’s Vicious Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill Easily Survives Its First Vote” by Mark Joseph Stern in Slate
- “How Not to Talk to a Trans Person About Your Establishment’s Bathrooms” by Christin Scarlett Milloy in Slate
- Need a Mom
- “Why ‘Need A Mom’ is the Next Chapter of the Outsourced Self” by Helaine Olen in Slate
- The Intern
- The Outsourced Self by Arlie Russell Hochschild
- Slate’s Dear Prudence
- “How Lucky I Am” by Emily Yoffe in Slate
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.