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On this momentous day–while Republican lawmakers compare it to 9/11 attacks and Pearl Harbor–be sure to spread the word about no-cost birth control and the other important new preventive care benefits women now have, before heading out to your local “crazy free birth control slut orgy“!

Today is the first day of World Breastfeeding Week. Read 10 facts about breastfeeding from the WHO. Remember that shaming women for their breastfeeding choices is never OK.

DC is now paying people to take HIV tests.

An open letter to Rachel Maddow: stop calling opposition to rape and incest abortion exceptions “extreme”.

Zerlina thinks this is the most amazing thing on the internet today. And I tend to agree.

Haters need to shut up about Gabby Douglas’ hair.

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Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. Maya has previously worked at NARAL Pro-Choice New York and the National Institute for Reproductive Health and was a fellow at Mother Jones magazine. She graduated with a B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. A Minnesota native, she currently lives, writes, edits, and bakes bread in Atlanta, Georgia.

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

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