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How’s the state of racial diversity in the new fall TV season?

Abortion-rights supporters push back against Ohio legislation. And a bit more on this from Robin Marty over at RHRealityCheck. UPDATE: The Ohio House Committee has voted to defund Planned Parenthood.

Evidence that the future is bright: Young people are much more likely to support of marriage equality, legalizing marijuana use, and the DREAM Act.

And more good news: A majority of Fortune 500 companies now have nondiscrimination protections that include gender identity.

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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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