The Waves

Is Instagram Sexist?

The DoubleX Gabfest doesn’t really think so. But why?


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In the June 16 edition of the DoubleX Gabfest Slate Plus bonus segment, Slate features editor Jessica Winter and Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci join Hanna Rosin to question sexism on Instagram. How do Instagram selfies shape body positivity? Can lifestyle bloggers’ picture-perfect profiles shame people into feeling guilty about the state of their own homes? Keep listening to hear what the hosts think about the relentlessly presentable world of Instagram.

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