Mike Pence’s rules about women, abortion on television, and millennial men.

Being Alone With Mike Pence Sounds Terrible

Being Alone With Mike Pence Sounds Terrible

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
April 6 2017 10:35 AM

The DoubleX Gabfest “We Want Wives” Edition

Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Mike Pence’s rules about women, abortion on television, and millennial men.

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On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine’s Noreen Malone, and managing producer of Slate podcasts June Thomas discuss Mike Pence’s rules about not being alone with women other than his wife. They also discuss how abortion is depicted on television and the trend of millennial men wanting stay-at-home wives.

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Recommendations:

Hanna: The Gap of Time, by Jeanette Winterson, and “The Trauma of Facing Deportation,” by Rachel Aviv in the New Yorker

June: Ingobernable on Netflix

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.