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Aww, look who wants to be seen as a moderate on reproductive rights now. Nice try, Mittens.

Amanda and Ann make the case that the #bindersfullofwomen meme risks obscuring the fact that seeking out female job candidates is a good thing. Even if that’s not exactly what Romney himself did.

This awesome third-grade girl is dressing up as a different historical figure every day.

An academic troll expert on Violentacrez: “Decrying trolls without at least considering the ways in which they are embedded within and directly replicate existing systems is therefore tantamount to taking a swing at an object’s reflection and hanging a velvet rope around the object itself.”

Is spousal notification going to be the next big anti-choice issue? OH HELL NO.

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Maya Dusenbery is an 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. Before become a full-time writer, she worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health. A Minnesota native, she received her B.A. from Carleton College in 2008.

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

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