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Yale is being fined for underreporting sexual assault cases.

It was exhausting. Exhausting to figure out how to respond to the relentless misogyny from men who are otherwise kind and educated, who would never think of themselves as chauvinist assholes.”

Lucy Liu discusses racism in Hollywood.

A Michigan school district won’t let two pregnant high schools students show their baby bumps in the yearbook because it goes against the state’s abstinence-only policy.

Check out LadyBits on Medium, a collection of literary musings about technology, science, business, culture, sex, and politics–mostly from women.

T.F. Chalrton on humor and racism within feminism and The Onion‘s recent Rihanna/Chris Brown joke.

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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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