What We Missed

This graphic pretty much sums up the past few years of Republican lawmaking.

Young women who can now stay on their parents’ health insurance plans up to age 26 could be surprised to find out they may not receive coverage for pregnancy.

A lovely piece on Tori Amos, My So-Called Life, and being a teenage girl.

The Atlantic is starting a new ladyblog, and Jessica Valenti isn’t optimistic about it.


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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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