Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

By Maya and Syreeta

We’re half-way through pink-washing month.

Sexist “sexy” Halloween costumes: not just for women these days.

“While the cultural move away from the glorification of Columbus is important, we cannot and should not replace him with a continued partriarchal viewpoint that history is told by the winners.”

Science blog editor calls a black female science writer a whore after she declines an unpaid blogging gig.

Do women have more to lose if immigration reform fails?

This Saturday, artist Suzanne Lacy is curating a mass intersectional dialogue in feminism on a city block in Brooklyn.

Long reads on Rachel Jeantel and Dave Chappelle that you need in your life courtesy of critic Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah.

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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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