Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Our new interns!

Have things seemed a little more together ’round these parts lately? Have you noticed that every post–yes, every single one–is posted on Facebook these days? Were you pleasantly surprised when a newsletter appeared in your inbox for the time in months?

Well, you can thank our new interns for that! For the first time ever, we’ve got some smart young feminists helping out with the social media and community aspects of the site–and we could not be more grateful for their work so far. Thanks to them, your comments and Community posts should be approved faster than ever, and our Twitter and Facebook presence has never been more vibrant. And seriously, do sign up for the newsletter (to the right) if you haven’t yet.

And, of course, our interns are bad-ass feminists in their own right. Meet them…

Dahlia Grossman-Heinze graduated from Reed College with a degree in English in 2010 and wrote her senior thesis on Tony Kushner’s Angels in America. She lives in Portland, Oregon and enjoys enjoys horror films, Prince, Bruce Springsteen, David Lynch, and girl bands almost equally. You can follow her on Instagram @grossmad and on tumblr.

Courtney Baxter is the Chief Wrangler at The OpEd Project.  She manages and develops the myriad programs, ideas, and people that are involved with the organization. Outside of the office, she is a writer and social innovator, focused primarily on the intersections of queer culture, gender, and society. While living in Cameroon, she researched and reported on the relationship between prostitution and secondary schools. She has just launched an online grassroots photography initiative, “Queer in Public.” She lives in Brooklyn. You can follow her on Twitter.

Please join me in welcoming them to the community!

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,, 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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