Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Abstinence won’t solve the problems of the college “hookup culture.”

Paid paternity leave, please.

Hip hop artist and activist, Jasiri X, shouts out our own Zerlina in his response to Rick Ross’ date rape lyrics.

Today, Republican Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) became the 50th Senator to endorse marriage equality.

Karen Finny will be hosting a new show on MSNBC.

“‘Lean In’ sounds like it was written for women who can cry at work.”

Magic Johnson’s son hits the town hand-in-hand with his boyfriend.

At the Community blog, an apology of a former Abigail Fisher.


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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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