New documentary on the past 50 years of the feminist movement premieres tonight

We’re super excited to watch the new documentary “Makers: Women Who Make America” which chronicles the history of the feminist movement in the US over the last 50 years. Narrated by Meryl Streep, it features interviews with some of our favorite feminist leaders and awesome archival footage from the early days of the women’s movement.

Check out the trailer below and tune in to watch it on PBS tonight at 8pm EST. Folks will also be livetweeting with #MAKERSchat.

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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,, 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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