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On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine’s Noreen Malone, and Slate Outward editor June Thomas discuss whether Donald Trump’s Cabinet is anti-woman. Then they discuss the resurfacing trend of self-care following the election and the use of the word mom as a compliment.
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Other items discussed in the show:
- “Is Donald Trump’s Cabinet Anti-Woman?” by Susan Chira in the New York Times
- “Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick Is a Gross Misogynist, Really Into Hot Women in Bikinis” by Christina Cauterucci in Slate
- “Soak, Steam, Spritz: It’s All Self-Care” by Marisa Meltzer in the New York Times
- “The Rise of Donald Trump Demands We Embrace a Harder Kind of Self-Care” by Diana Spechler in Quartz
- “On the Internet, to Be ‘Mom’ Is to Be Queen” by Jessica Bennett
- “How Being ‘Mom’ Became Cool” by Elissa Strauss in Slate
- “On (Drag) Mother’s Day, Celebrating the Queens That Make Queens” by Miz Cracker in Slate
June recommends the Gay Gotham exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York.
Outro Song: “Dear Mama” by Tupac