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Lindeka Stulo

Some harrowing stories in this photo essay on corrective rape in South Africa.

A frank discussion about sexism at Comic-Con.

UK feminist activist successfully campaigns to get a women’s image on a new banknote. Cue the rape threats. In better news, after mounting pressure, Twitter agrees to simplify the process for reporting abusive tweets.

Yes, yes it definitely is.

North Carolina pro-choice activists are holding all-day vigils today and tomorrow outside the governor’s mansion to pressure Gov. Pat McCrory to veto the so-called “motorcycle vagina bill.

“We’ll have less fraught gender relations when we quit positioning sex as oppositional, shameful and transactional.

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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