Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Happy 79th birthday to Gloria Steinem!

Co-signing this beautiful letter from Melissa Harris-Perry to the Steubenville rape survivor.

To reject a high-flying career…is not to reject aspiration; it is to refuse to succumb to a kind of madness.”

Senator Rob Portman’s son, Will, pens a piece on coming out on a national stage.

“It’s not like I stuck my finger in your pussy or grabbed your tits,” says a man who groped a sleeping woman on a plane.

UN report classifies lack of access to abortion as “torture.”

MMA fighter Fallon Fox continues to be disrespected as a fighter who’s trans.

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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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