Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

This is why stop and frisk is the worst and must end.

Mia McKenzie’s piece on the Steubenville verdict shows how we can condemn rape and the prison system at the same time.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand lays it down during the Senate hearing on sexual assault in the military.

New Beyonce song!!

The “opt-out trend” is a fantasy, so can we please stop endlessly talking about it?

Jessica Luther on romance novels and feminism.

Thanks to the NRA, protection orders against domestic abusers often don’t require them to surrender their guns.

Not ok: Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC aired the Steubenville rape victim’s name.

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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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