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See more coverage of the ongoing fight to protect abortion access in Texas.

Men need to be involved in preventing unintended pregnancy.

A big legal victory for trans rights out of Colorado.

Parents of the late Savita Halappanavar say the abortion laws Ireland is considering don’t do enough to save women’s lives.

Surprisingly, Chris Brown is accused of assaulting a woman in a nightclub in California.

A Pakistani actress is burned in an acid attack.

Actor Ellen Page had this to say about feminist porn: “The rhetoric from the right-wing is terrifying to me. I think feminist porn is crucial. To only have porn from the male perspective is damaging. Women are sexual creatures, as much as men and that needs to be embraced.”

Why women masturbate less than men.

Why today was a great day for sexual harassers and for bosses who retaliate against workers claiming discrimination.

Supreme Court punts on Affirmative Action and Clarence Thomas compares the policy to slavery. A slavery from which he benefited, of course.

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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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