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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

Outward: Fights

8/21/2019
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This month, Christina, Bryan, and Brandon immerse themselves in iconography. After the usual Pride and Provocations they dig into three queer fights happening in our community including how critical we should be of queer art, authenticity of queer artists, and what we should all think about Marianne Williamson. Then we hear an interview with the late gay and lesbian rights activist Jean O’Leary thanks to our friends at the Making Gay History podcast. We close it out with the gay agenda...

Duration:01:00:35

Sponsored: Put On a Brave Face

8/20/2019
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In this episode of How to Raise a Parent we’re looking at the many ways children can teach us to be more fearless as adults. Whether they’re encouraging us to take a literal leap on a flying trapeze or motivating us to follow our dreams, kids seem to possess a unique and unadulterated type of bravery. So where does that pure courageousness go as we age? And how can we reclaim it as adults? To find out, we talked to Corey Wheeland, a marketer, graphic designer, author and mom, and Dr. Cynthia...

Duration:00:27:26

Work Wife

8/15/2019
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This week on the Waves, Christina, Nichole, Marcia and June discuss, the book Three Women by Lisa Taddeo, a New York Times Modern Love column, and the legacy of Toni Morrison. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist to dislike vocal fry? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Production assistance provided by Cleo Levin Email your topic suggestions and responses to thewaves@slate.com or tweet @christinacauterucci, @junethomas, @tnwhiskeywoman, @drmchatelain with your thoughts. Learn more about your...

Duration:01:06:13

"Softcore Rumpy-Pumpy"

8/1/2019
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This week on the Waves, Christina, Nichole, and June discuss the New Yorker piece “The Case of Al Franken”, the piece in The Cut “The Most Gullible Man in Cambridge” and finally the new season of Veronica Mars. Skip to 1:03:33 to avoid Veronica Mars spoilers. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist to ask for “no drama” in a dating profile? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to thewaves@slate.com or tweet...

Duration:01:12:24

Outward: Icons

7/24/2019
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This month, Christina, Bryan, and Brandon immerse themselves in iconography. After a round of Pride and Provocations, we hear from a collection of queer Slate folks about who their icons are. Then the hosts explore major figures in their lives and what exactly makes an icon for different parts of the queer community. That is followed by an interview with Washington, D.C. drag king Pretty Rik E about the experience of drag and the influences straight male performers have on drag kings. And,...

Duration:00:57:12

Is Aziz Ansari Sorry?

7/18/2019
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This week on the Waves, Christina, Marcia, Nichole, and June discuss the drama at Riverside Church, Aziz Ansari’s new special “Right Now” and the Sarah Milov attribution controversy. In Slate Plus: Is the feud framing between The Squad and Nancy Pelosi sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch .Email your topic suggestions and responses to thewaves@slate.com or tweet @christinacauterucci, @DrMChatelain, @junethomas and @tnwhiskeywoman with...

Duration:01:09:53

Sponsored: The Sale is Just the Beginning for Erica Feidner

7/15/2019
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In Episode 1, we’re talking to someone who prides herself on forming and sustaining long term relationships with clients: Erica Feidner. Named one of the top salespeople in the world by Inc.com in 2011, Erica has become an expert in the art of pairing people with pianos. Despite outside economic and industry pressures, Erica been able to pivot her course and remain a top-selling salesperson. Her unconventional and uncompromising approach has helped her achieve $86 million in cumulative net...

Duration:00:21:02

Outward: Live From Joe's Pub

7/12/2019
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On June 27, 2019, the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and Brandon Tensley hosted a live show in New York City’s Joe’s Pub. They began with a World Pride-sized edition of Pride and Provocations. They were then joined by author Alexander Chee to discuss the legacies of queer activism and thought that inform his writing. Garcia and May Hong, the breakout stars of Netflix’s Tales of the City, also stopped by to talk about their...

Duration:01:05:29

Hanna and Noreen's Last Show

7/11/2019
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This week on the Waves, on Hanna and Noreen’s last episode, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss, the place of HR departments, Jefferey Epstein charges and Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s new novel “Fleishman is In Trouble”. Skip to recommendations at 1:00:00 to skip "Fleishman is in Trouble” spoilers. In Slate Plus: Is The Lion King sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to thewaves@slate.com or tweet...

Duration:01:11:51

Buying Your Own BS

7/4/2019
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This week on the Waves, Christina (recording from vacation) , Marcia and Nichole discuss the democratic primary debates, the new HBO show Euphoria and finally what they make of spaces made exclusively for high powered women like Chief. In Slate Plus: Is the #unwantedIvanka meme sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Call in at ‪(646) 907-9859‬ with your memories for Hanna and Noreen’s final show! Email your topic suggestions and responses...

Duration:01:02:36

Trumpcast Preview: An Interview With E. Jean Carroll

6/28/2019
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This is a special excerpt from an intimate Trumpcast interview between Virginia Heffernan, Dahlia Lithwick, and author E. Jean Carroll on Carroll's Donald Trump rape story and fighting back. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:38

A-List Actress Bingo

6/27/2019
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This week on the Waves, while Hanna is out, June and Noreen talk with host of Amicus and court reporter Dahlia Lithwick to talk SCOTUS term, E Jean Carroll, and more. Then, they discuss Big Little Lies with host of Decoder Ring Willa Paskin. Finally, Hanna rejoins for an announcement. In Slate Plus: Is they way the media handled the E Jean Carroll accusations against President Trump sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Call in with your...

Duration:01:10:07

Trump Women

6/20/2019
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This week on The Waves, Christina, Nichole and Marcia discuss the accusations of excessive celebration against the US Women’s National Team, the legacy of Sara Huckabee Sanders and the women of the Trump administration, and the UK ban on sexist advertising. In Slate Plus: Is homework sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to thewaves@slate.com or tweet @christinacauterucci, @tnwhiskeywoman and...

Duration:01:01:17

The “Live From Slate Day” Edition

6/13/2019
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This week, The Waves is live from Slate Day in a crossover drag brunch with Slate’s Outward Podcast. June, Nichole and Noreen are joined by Brandon Tensley and Bryan Lowder to discuss Booksmart. Plus, interviews with FLONY Chirlane McCray and Ru Paul’s Drag Race’s Miz Cracker. In Slate Plus: The panel takes pride or provocation questions from the audience Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to...

Duration:00:43:29

The "Monetize Our Pain" Edition

6/6/2019
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This week on The Waves, Marcia fills in for Christina as host and is joined by Nichole and By The Book’s Kristen Meinzer to talk about the phenomenon of “Mentrification”, the rise and dangers of femtech health apps and the new Netflix rom-com Always Be My Maybe. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist that men are referred to as “creators” and women as “influencers”? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to...

Duration:00:58:20

The "Hot Priest" Edition

5/30/2019
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This week on The Waves, Hanna and Noreen are joined by Slate Editorial Assistant Rachelle Hampton to discuss curvy wife guy, incel obsession with plastic surgery and the new season of Amazon Prime’s Fleabag. In Slate Plus: Was the reaction to Elizabeth Warren’s lawyers rate sexist? Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to thewaves@slate.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:18

The "Thirst Correspondent" Edition

5/23/2019
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This week on The Waves, Christina, Marcia, and Nichole talk to Josh Levin about his new book and podcast The Queen. Then, the conversation around the treatment of pregnant athletes. Finally, the new Netflix movie Wine Country and how it fits in with a trend of “mom jeans movies”. In Slate Plus: Was the ending to Game of Thrones sexist? (BEWARE OF SPOILERS!) Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Our production assistant is Alex Barasch. Email your topic suggestions and responses to...

Duration:01:02:01

The “Do Real Men Recycle?” Edition

5/16/2019
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This week on The Waves, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss the New York Times article “My Cousin Was My Hero. Until the Day He Tried to Kill Me”. Then, the Zero Waste movement has made its way to instagram. Have we totally missed the point? Finally, they discuss the recent anti-abortion laws passed in multiple state legislations and the various protest reactions to them. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist to criticize Constance Wu for her reaction to the renewal her sitcom Fresh Off the Boat? Podcast...

Duration:00:57:27

Outward: The “Sex” Edition

5/15/2019
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This month on Outward hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley talk about sex. First, they invite Slate culture editor Forrest Wickman on as a straight correspondent to find out what he knows and misunderstands about queer sex, and why the word rosebud has more than one meaning. Next, Christina, Bryan and Brandon discuss how they learned about queer sex, what porn gets right and wrong, and what sorts of lessons belong in sex education. Then, they talk to...

Duration:01:07:02

Introducing Hi-Phi Nation: For Women Only

5/11/2019
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Today we're sharing an episode of another Slate podcast we believe will be of interest to listeners of The Waves: Hi-Phi Nation. It is currently very difficult to get your gender legally changed in the U.K, That might change. In recent months, philosophers have been drafted into making complicated and contentious arguments about what it is to be a man, woman, or any other gender, in the service of advancing or blocking the movement for trans rights and recognition. In particular, it has...

Duration:00:48:43