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On this week’s Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin joins New York magazine editor Noreen Malone along with Slate TV critic Willa Paskin to discuss the “tampon tax,” talk about Marcia Clark and ’90s feminism, and host an interview with Tracee Ellis Ross about body image and lady bits.
Other items discussed in the show:
- “The ‘Tampon Tax,’ Explained,” by Sarah Larimer
- “New York City Bill to Call for Free Tampons in Public School Restrooms, Shelters and Jails,” by Roni Caryn Rabin
- “Britain Declares Victory in EU Tampon Tax Battle,” by the Associated Press
- “Women Protested the UK’s ‘Tampon Tax’ by Bleeding in White Pants,” by Samantha Guff
- “Marcia Clark Is Redeemed,” by Rebecca Traister
- “How to Be Tough Yet Womanly,” by Ellen Goodman
- “Marcia Clark’s Trials Have Now Begun Outside the Courtroom,” by Susan Reimer
- “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia Clark,” by Jeremy Stahl
- Strong is the new pretty campaign, photographed by Kate T. Parker
Hanna recommends The Lost Time Accidents: A Novel, by John Wray
Noreen recommends the HBO documentary Everything Is Copy, by Nora Ephron’s son, Jacob Bernstein.
Willa recommends Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice, by Curtis Sittenfeld
This podcast was produced by Ann Heppermann. Our intern is Shiva Bayat.
Outro song: “Work That Body” by Diana Ross