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Watch this awesome fifth-grader’s speech in support of same-sex marriage. Transcript here.

Fuck yeah Catholic nuns.

“There is no universal good option. There is no universal bad option. But for each individual there is an option that is the least bad. Here is why I am pro-choice.”

In response to the new Atlantic cover, Jessica brings us a magazine montage of sad white babies with mean feminist mommies.

In the last two decades, pregnancy and abortion rates for U.S. women in their early 20s have fallen significantly. Thanks contraception!

Here are some Game of Thrones political attack ads brought to you by Mother Jones.

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Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. She is the author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick (HarperOne, March 2018). She has been a fellow at Mother Jones magazine and a columnist at Pacific Standard. Before become a full-time writer, she worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health. A Minnesota native, she received her B.A. from Carleton College in 2008.

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Editorial.

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