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Best new tumblr: Lucille and Mitt

New Mexico proposes requiring proof of “forcible rape” for women seeking childcare assistance. The Governor wisely rethinks that idea.

Um, did Mitt Romney seriously wear brownface when he went on Univision?

We need serious labor reforms to solve the problem of over-employment at the top of the labor market and underemployment at the bottom–and ease work-life challenges for women at both ends.

Bill O’Reilly is creepily obsessed with Sandra Fluke.

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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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