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Allergic to Patriarchy

We’re allergic to patriarchy every day of every season. (Via @Shannon_Groll)

“They force him to rape his daughter.” A powerful Community post on how rape is used as a weapon of war in Mali.

Mississippi could soon set “dangerous precedent” that “unintentional pregnancy loss can be treated as a form of homicide,” meaning women could go to jail for having stillbirths or miscarriages.

“Men aren’t asked about age. Men aren’t asked about their children.” — Julianne Moore

St. Paul, MN

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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