What We Missed

Rep. Joe Walsh says his opponent Tammy Duckworth, a double amputee who lost both her legs in Iraq, is not a “true hero.”

More than 50 books by queer people of color.

I’ve been unable to stop thinking about Matthew McConaughey’s iliac crests long enough to organize my thoughts about Magic Mike. So read Tracy Clark-Flory, Alyssa Rosenberg, Ann Friedman, and the ladies at Bitch instead.

Virginia’s still-super-shitty ultrasound law is now in effect.

Oh darn, it seems we’ve lost our chance to take a course in how “to act like proper ladies” from a New York State Rep.

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Maya Dusenbery is 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 magazine. Her work has appeared in publications like Cosmopolitan.com, TheAtlantic.com, Bitch Magazine, as well as the anthology The Feminist Utopia Project. Before become a full-time journalist, she worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health. A Minnesota native, she received her B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. After living in Brooklyn, Oakland, and Atlanta, she is currently based in the Twin Cities.

Maya Dusenbery is an executive director of Feministing and author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm on sexism in medicine.

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