What We Missed

Ryan and Rivard
Just remember that as you watch the VP debate tonight. And also this. And this. And this.

Today is the International Day of the Girl.

Soledad O’Brien laughs and shakes her head as the RNC chair tries to deny Romney’s contradictions on abortion.

Feminist activists are trying to get Shulamith Firestone’s apartment to be rented out to a feminist activist to continue her work.

Tumblr reinstates Predditors, a blog that outs the publicly-available info of Redditors who post photos of women without their consent. Meanwhile, Reddit blocks Gawker in defense of its right to be really creepy.

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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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