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Senate committee hearing on military sexual assault with mostly men

The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing today on sexual assault in the military, and this is what it looked like. (For previous editions of Old White Dudes Debate Women’s Rights in Congress, see here and here.)

The real deal on oral sex, HPV, and cancer. tl;dr: Get vaccinated!

A sixth-grader from Tennessee who was bullied speaks out against the state’s anti-gay bills.

Yesterday, Beatriz had a C-section–which, of course, means that she effectively had an abortion.

The National Women’s Law Center has filed federal complaints against five major institutions for violating the gender discrimination protections in the health care reform law.

Yes, god forbid a little boy would ever say, “I want to be a girl, so I can help people and save the world!”

New York Gov. Cuomo and a broad coalition of advocates are pushing an important bill protecting a whole slew of women’s rights.

Lindy West on the rape threats she’s gotten after critiquing rape jokes.

New Orleans, LA

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. Maya has previously worked at NARAL Pro-Choice New York and the National Institute for Reproductive Health and was a fellow at Mother Jones magazine. She graduated with a B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. A Minnesota native, she currently lives, writes, edits, and bakes bread in Atlanta, Georgia.

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Editorial.

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