Latifa Lyles
Latifa Lyles

Latifa Lyles is an expert on women and work. She served as director of the Women’s Bureau at the Labor Department under former President Barack Obama and is currently a vice president at the National Network to End Domestic Violence.

The Waves
Dec. 6 2018 1:19 PMThe “Rifles or Ruffles” EditionThe Waves on “blackfishing,” gender reveal parties, and Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland.
The Waves
Oct. 25 2018 12:51 PMThe “She’s Running” EditionThe Waves on how women running for office are depicted in fiction and in their own campaign ads—and what might happen if they win.
The Waves
June 28 2018 12:31 PM“The Jokes About Straight White Men” EditionThe Waves on Nanette, crisis pregnancy centers, and pantsuits.
The Waves
Aug. 10 2017 10:35 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “Mr. Clean Is Totally Sexy” EditionListen to our show on Google’s anti-diversity memo, The Bold Type, and the music video for Charli XCX’s “Boys.”
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Oct. 25 2018 4:31 PMFemale Candidates Finally Feel OK About Being Female CandidatesMore women are running for political office during the 2018 midterms than ever before, and they’re radically changing the narratives about what it means to be a female candidate.
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Aug. 16 2018 5:19 PMThe “Omarosa-esque” EditionThe Waves on Omarosa, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, and the NFL’s first male cheerleaders.
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June 21 2018 10:38 AMThe “Beyoncé and Her Husband” EditionThe Waves on Everything Is Love, family separation, and Cameron Esposito’s Rape Jokes.