Melania Trump, Kellyanne Conway, and kids replacing dads as rulers of the house on the DoubleX Gabfest.

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Is Melania an Accidental Feminist?

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The DoubleX Gabfest “#FreeMelania” Edition

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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 Melania Trump and if she’s trapped unfairly or enjoying her gilded cage. Then they talk about Kellyanne Conway and her function in the new administration. Finally, they chat about a new study that says children are replacing fathers as rulers of the household.

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This podcast was produced by Veralyn Williams. Our intern is Daniel Schroeder.

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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.