What We Missed

Mariah Carey, Jimmy Fallon, and The Roots bring us the best rendition of “All I Want For Christmas Is You” ever.

Kevin Powell on Jovan Belcher, football, and a definition of manhood that “is more an emotional prison than anything else.”

25 articles from this year that should be required reading for women, according to HuffPo.

How the paranoid rhetoric of the “parental rights” movement prevented the US from adopting the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

For every 10 men starting a business, there are 8 women. Forbes has some ideas for how to close the gender gap in entrepreneurship.

A couple of repro rights wins in Oklahoma.

Sarah Kliff takes an in-depth look at Planned Parenthood’s election strategy this past year.

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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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