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.

This week, Christina, Veralyn and Kat discuss Netflix's To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before , Slow Burn season 2, which forces us to review Bill Clinton's presidency, and a new online dating study that finds desirability in women peaks at 18 years old, while men peak at 50 years old. --- This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Gobble, a meal prep service that brings you gourmet meals ready in 15 minutes. For $50 off your first box, go to Ritual is subscription-based nutritional supplement company that gives women the 9-essential nutrients that they lack ...


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