What We Missed

Two really important and moving videos about Savita Halappanavar, who died– no, was killed– after miscarrying 17 weeks into her pregnancy when doctors in Ireland refused to abort the fetus.

Why the term “Friend Zone” has a misogynistic undertone.

Ohio ignores sex ed so it can focus on War on Women.

Protests held around the world against Israel’s assault on Gaza, including one in Tel Aviv, which drew hundreds of people.

A six-year-old girl writes a letter to Hasbro, calling them out for all-male games.

 

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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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