Our top 16 reasons to GOTV

Check out this great slideshow of American women voting.

#1: Romney would defund Planned Parenthood
#2: Bo is the best first dog ever
#3: Obama has been pretty good to us
#4: You like your no-copay birth control
#5: Joe Biden is a national treasure
#6: Not so long ago we didn’t have the right to vote
#7: If Romney wins, Paul Ryan is next in the line of succession
#8: Imagining a Romney Supreme Court is actually terrifying
#9: “The female body has ways of shutting that whole thing down”
#10: The GOP has no idea what is going on with your body
#11: Fuck voter suppression
#12: “If they can wait in line to vote, so can you!”
#13: Ruth Bader Ginsburg says so
#14: Romney is appalled that people feel entitled to food
#15: This woman vote…while her contractions were 5 minutes apart
#16: This guy needs your vote

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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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