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Hillary Clinton and John McCain

LOL, Hillz. Via Zerlina.

The Violence Against Women Act has been re-introduced. Second time’s the charm?

Melissa Gira Grant on the feminist war on sex workers.

Legal abortion is not the same as the Holocaust...

And fighting against birth control coverage is not the same as MLK’s struggle for civil rights.

Wow, no words. “A Case for Shaming Obese People, Tastefully: One bioethicist’s modest proposal to combat obesity through socially motivated self-hatred.”

On the gender gap on gun control.

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Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. Maya has previously worked at NARAL Pro-Choice New York and the National Institute for Reproductive Health and was a fellow at Mother Jones magazine. She graduated with a B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. A Minnesota native, she currently lives, writes, edits, and bakes bread in Atlanta, Georgia.

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  • http://feministing.com/members/byassociation/ Stephanie

    Pretty sure “socially motivated self-hatred” actually lead me to years of severe depression, which included cutting myself, suicide attempts and gaining more weight. Maybe that isn’t the best plan then…

  • http://feministing.com/members/skoelle/ Spencer Koelle

    It’s almost grimly satisfying to see a fat-hater cut out some of their pretenses. =/

    I pray to Dionysus the Violence against Women act gets through.