Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Why there’s no female Nate Silver.

Cats Against Catcalling, an anti-street harassment mixtape.

“Sometimes you have to pay a heavy price to live in a free society” – Chelsea Manning’s statement after the announcement of her 35-year sentence.

Janet Mock on Manning and trans health care in prison. Plus more from Katie.

Some anti-choice and pro-choice groups are finding common ground in a push to repeal California’s law limiting the amount of assistance that a family on welfare can receive if they have more children.

Want to be a whiny privileged white dude cliche? Let comedian Drew Michael be your example.

Tressie on Antoinette Tuff and the dangers of the Strong Black Woman trope.

Female high school students in an area of Indonesia may be forced to undergo yearly virginity tests.

California will investigate schools’ sexual violence policies.

End stop and frisk.

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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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