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Hundreds of people gather outside the US Supreme Court building in Washington, DC on June 26, 2013 in anticipation of the ruling on California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.

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Happy photos of celebrations outside the Supreme Court today.

5 reasons Senator Wendy Davis is even more badass than you think. Send her a message of thanks.

One dark girl’s take on the new documentary Dark Girls.

The Prop 8 plaintiffs get a call from President Obama.

On feminists and femivores.

The DOMA ruling will clear the path for binational same-sex couples.

Jelani Cobb unpacks the meaning of SCOTUS decisions on the Voting Rights Act and affirmative action.

Truth Bader Ginsburg gets a tumblr.

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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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