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The Waves: Gender, Relationships, Feminism

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The Waves, formerly known as the Double X Gabfest, is a weekly conversation about news and culture examined through the lens of gender and feminism. Every Thursday, join the hosts—including Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine's Noreen Malone, Slate Podcasts' June Thomas, Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci, Topic's Anna Holmes, and producer Veralyn Williams—for frank discussions about the ways gender shapes everything. Our new name reflects generations of women from the various waves of feminism, the sound waves that carry us to your ears, and the waves we intend to make.

The Waves, formerly known as the Double X Gabfest, is a weekly conversation about news and culture examined through the lens of gender and feminism. Every Thursday, join the hosts—including Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine's Noreen Malone, Slate Podcasts' June Thomas, Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci, Topic's Anna Holmes, and producer Veralyn Williams—for frank discussions about the ways gender shapes everything. Our new name reflects generations of women from the various waves of feminism, the sound waves that carry us to your ears, and the waves we intend to make.
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The Waves, formerly known as the Double X Gabfest, is a weekly conversation about news and culture examined through the lens of gender and feminism. Every Thursday, join the hosts—including Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine's Noreen Malone, Slate Podcasts' June Thomas, Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci, Topic's Anna Holmes, and producer Veralyn Williams—for frank discussions about the ways gender shapes everything. Our new name reflects generations of women from the various waves of feminism, the sound waves that carry us to your ears, and the waves we intend to make.

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Episodes

The "Rifles or Ruffles" Edition

12/6/2018
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This week on The Waves, Christina is joined by Georgetown University professor Marcia Chatelain and Vice President at the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Latifa Lyles. First, they discuss the phenomenon of instagram influencers “blackfishing” their followers. Then they share their thoughts on gender reveal parties. Lastly, they talk about the new HBO documentary Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland. Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Research assistance by Alex...

Duration:01:17:18

The "Ocasio-Cortez Instant Pot" Edition

11/29/2018
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This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the Instagram savvy of incoming freshman congresswomen. Them, why have many young people been suddenly drawn to traditional dress. Finally they discuss the new Hulu original show The Bisexual. Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Research assistance by Alex Barasch. We’re doing a winter “Is It Sexist?” Call-in show! Leave voicemail at (646) 907-9859 and and your question may be answered on the show! This episode is brought to you by...

Duration:01:08:43

The "Live From Miami" Edition

11/22/2018
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This week on The Waves is live from the Miami Book Fair. First, Christina, Hanna, and Noreen unpack Sheryl Sandberg’s legacy. Then they are joined by Celeste Ng to talk about her book Little Fires Everywhere. Finally they talk toRebecca Traister about her book Good and Mad. Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Research Assistance by Alex Barasch. On site production by Daniel Schroeder. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: M. Gemi. For $50 off your first pair of...

Duration:01:14:08

Outward: The "Family" Edition

11/21/2018
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This month on Outward, hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley explore the meaning of family. How do gay people form their own families and create spaces from those bonds of kinship? First they play a game with Slate’s June Thomas, deciding whether fictional characters are members of the queer clan; then they each discuss the types of families they’ve created. They get a call from Lillian Faderman and her wife Phyllis Irwin about the legal journey of their...

Duration:01:17:55

Sponsored: Life Effects - The Science of Longevity

11/19/2018
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In this episode of Life Effects, we focus on the science of longevity. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live to be 100? How about 150? Life-extending technology may not be accessible today, but is it possible that something as simple as exercise could reverse the aging process right now? In this episode, we explore the aging process on a personal and scientific level. Host Sara Ivry talks to Katherine Byers who, at age 86, regularly runs road races and recently finished her...

Duration:00:27:09

The "Why is No One Having Sex Anymore" Edition

11/15/2018
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This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen talk with Kate Julian from The Atlantic about her cover story on “The Sex Recession”. Then, the incident at the White House that resulted in CNN’s Jim Acosta getting his press pass revoked and how should we frame how white women are voting. Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Research Assistance by Alex Barasch. This episode is brought to you by Addyi. To speak with a doctor from your home, visit addyi.com/waves today. Learn more about...

Duration:01:03:52

The "It Wasn't All Crap" Edition

11/8/2018
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This week on The Waves, June fills in for Christina to talk with Kristen Meinzer and Veralyn Williams about the outcome of the midterm elections, the start of the holiday movie season and the women-led resistance in Brazil to the election of Jair Bolsonaro. Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Research Assistance by Alex Barasch. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Addyi, to speak with a doctor from your home, visit addyi.com/waves today. The New Yorker, get 12...

Duration:01:04:39

The "Radical Gender Ideology" Edition

11/1/2018
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This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen are first joined by research assistant and Slate contributor Alex Barasch to talk about the measures being taken against the transgender community by the Trump administration. Then, April Glaser, host of the Slate tech podcast If Then, chats about her experience covering “the internet of hate”. Lastly, they discuss the appeal of the newsletter The Skimm. Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Research Assistance by Alex Barasch. This episode...

Duration:01:08:00

The “She's Running” Edition With Glamour Magazine

10/25/2018
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This week, The Waves collaborated with Glamour Magazine to bring you an episode all about the women and midterm elections. Christina Cauterucci and Hanna Rosin are joined by Senior Political Reporter for Glamour, Celeste Katz, and DC State Democratic Committeewoman Latifa Lyles to discuss how women are running for office has changed, if women really inherently make better leaders and how female politicians are depicted in media. Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Research Assistance by...

Duration:01:08:46

The Random Acts of Power Edition

10/18/2018
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This Week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the lawsuit filed by Stephen Elliot against the creator of the “Shitty Media Men” list, Moira Donegan, a hiring algorithm with biases against women and Hanna’s essay on women and power in New York Magazine. Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Research Assistance by Alex Barasch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:45

Outward: The "Radicals" Edition

10/17/2018
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This month on Outward hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley find out what it means to be radical. October is Gay History month and so we’re honoring those radical queers who started to advocate for gay rights. First they’ve got a compilation of radicalization moments from important queer figures, those times the felt pulled into the fight. Thank you to the Making Gay History podcast for the use of their archival tape. Then they sit down with Angela...

Duration:01:03:40

Sponsored: I Travel For Culture

10/16/2018
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Today's special presentation of I Travel For is brought to you by Slate Studios, American Airlines, British Airways and Visit Britain. In Episode 2, writer, producer, and avid traveler Ali Lemer explores Great Britain’s rich cultural narratives and evolving creative communities. Her adventures through Cardiff’s Welsh heritage, Liverpool’s thriving music scene, and Bristol’s inspiring street art prove there is far more to British art and culture than people expect. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:27:52

The Star Report Edition

10/11/2018
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This week on The Waves, host Christina Cauterucci, Slate staffer writer Lili Loofbourow and Georgetown history professor Marcia Chatelain talk about the #metoo movement in light of the Kavanaugh confirmation, the rapturously received A Star Is Born and the new California law requiring women on corporate boards. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:57

The Rage At Brett Edition

10/4/2018
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This week on The Waves, Hanna and Noreen are joined by Dahlia Lithwick, host of Slate's Amicus, to discuss the Ford-Kavanaugh hearings. First, they run down the information we have about the FBI investigation. Then talk about Kavanaugh's performance and the patriarchy. Lastly, they upack the role women's rage played throughout the hearing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:18

Julia Turner's Women in Charge

9/30/2018
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The Waves is proud to introduce you to Women in Charge. In this new series, Slate Editor-in-Chief Julia Turner asks other female leaders about the nitty-gritty details of their work lives—what do they do every day, how do they do it, and how are things changing for women in their fields? In this episode you'll hear from Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, someone who worked her way from investment banking at Merrill Lynch, to heading up sectors at Amazon and Google, and finally taking on the role of...

Duration:00:40:49

The "Horseplay" Edition

9/27/2018
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In this week's episode, host Christina Cauterucci, WNYC Producer Veralyn Williams and By the Book's Kristen Meinzer discuss attitudes towards the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, beliefs about obesity in America and the new Netflix romcom, Nappily Ever After, starring Sanaa Lathan. Produced by Danielle Hewitt. Production Assistance provided by Alex Barasch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:09

The End of Summer Call-in Edition

9/20/2018
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This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen answer "Is It Sexist?" call in questions from listeners about gym etiquette, The Cosby Show and street harassment. Produced by Danielle Hewitt. Our Production Assistant is Alex Barasch. Additional assistance provided by Daniel Schroeder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:53

Outward: The "Orientation" Edition

9/19/2018
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This month on Outward hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley explore how we learn to be queer. June Thomas joins in for a quick game about queer tropes and culture before the hosts discuss what being queer and embracing queer culture means, and their first experiences establishing their queer identities. Then Slate contributor Evan Urquhart and trans activist Andy Bowen sit down with Christina to think through what it means to be a trans person. Finally,...

Duration:01:01:58

The Smashing Her Racket Edition

9/13/2018
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On this episode of The Waves, Christina Cauterucci, Rachelle Hampton and Anna Holmes discuss New York state senate race candidate Julia Salazar, the comebacks of women and US Open final between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka. Podcast Production by Danielle Hewitt. Production Assistance by Alex Barasch Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:56

Sponsored: Coffee & Crayons: Encouraging Compassion & Confidence with Morgan Neville

9/10/2018
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In a special presentation, the Waves feed presents a co-production between Target and Slate Studios. This is Coffee & Crayons, a podcast about navigating the highs and lows of back to school time. It’s a series of conversations full of insights and advice to help families thrive during tricky transitions. In this episode, Join host Mallory Kasdan as she talks with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville about compassion, confidence, and, of course, Mr. Rogers. Morgan’s 2018...

Duration:00:28:13