Transparent, pussification of America, best and worst feminist moments of 2015

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Dec. 24 2015 6:00 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The So Schlong to 2015 Edition

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On this week’s Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New York editor Noreen Malone to talk about the TV show Transparent, the pussification of America, and the best and worst feminist moments of 2015.

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DoubleX recommendations:

June is reading Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall.

Noreen finally understands why The Great British Baking Show is awesome. Also, she’s reading Lauren Groff’s Fates and Furies.

Hanna just finished A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara. Also, she insists you buy a titanium spork as a stocking stuffer for everyone.

DoubleX plugs:

Outro Song is Eartha Kitt’s version of Santa Baby. 

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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 a Slate culture critic and editor of Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ section.