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I finally know how to kiss! Thanks LIFE!

Sarah Silverman has some bro tips: “The way to a woman’s heart is never through a mandatory vaginal ultrasound.”

Edward Ndopu, “a black queer femme man who lives with a visible disability,” puts his body on display in this beautiful photo essay.

Based on our comments section, many readers are unconvinced there was anything racist about Caroline Wozniacki mocking Serena Williams’ body. Check out Jessica Luther’s take 1  and take 2 and take 3.

The women of the Senate think that if they were in charge, there’d be a budget deal already. While I don’t believe women are “naturally” any more collaborative than men, I’m definitely down with handing over the reins to those ladies.

Where are the millennial feminists? Some of them are right here on Pinterest!

Texas Gov. Rick Perry reiterates that his goal is to end all abortion. “I don’t think there is any issue that better fits the definition of ‘compelling state interest’ than preventing the suffering of our state’s unborn.”


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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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