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Good news: A plea deal has been reached and the murder charges against Bei Bei Shuai have been dropped.

What happened when my son wore a pink headband to Walmart.

Unsurprisingly, women who are denied an abortion feel more regret and less relief one week later than women who undergo the procedure.

Wisconsin will become the first state to post its prison sexual assault statistics online.

Abortion barbies FTW!

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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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  • http://feministing.com/members/aszele/ Alex Szele

    The HuffPost article on the pink headband incident has been taken down. The story has taken a turn for the extremely disturbing as it appears that the mother in question has been “Baker Acted” – taken in for mental health evaluation after mentioning to responding officers that the harassment over her blog post has made her contemplate suicide.

    http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/breakingnews/os-mommy-blogger-baker-acted-after-viral-walmart-p-20130806,0,667022.story

    They are also investigating the headband incident and looking into the harassment issues.

    Here’s hoping that everything works out for the Carpenter family.

  • http://feministing.com/members/contrawhit/ ContraWhit

    Can you redo the link on the abortion barbies? That doesn’t work.

  • http://feministing.com/members/aszele/ Alex Szele

    According to updates on an article following the pink headband story, the mother has been released from her Baker Act observation and is back home with her family.

    http://southfloridagaynews.com/articles/is-the-story-of-a-boy-harassed-at-wal-mart-over-a-pink-headband-a-hoax/127424

    This article seems to be following the story pretty well and is updating as things progress.