Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

In an echo of the dynamic in the last presidential election, although white and married women broke for Cuccinelli, thanks to the votes of Black, Latina, and unmarried women, McAuliffe won women overall.

Who’s most affected by 20-week abortion bans? Young folks and those with limited financial resources.

Pediatricians believe free condoms should be available in every high school.

A new report suggests the prevalence of military sexual violence is probably even higher than estimated.

The truly terrible people at the Pacific Justice Institute–along with the right-wing media–have been harassing a young trans student. “This is not just about Jane Doe’s right to privacy and the right to use the bathroom that is right for her. This is about her life, her humanity, her health, and her safety.”

Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova may be sent to Siberia.

This documentary “that chronicles the lives of 4 young men in NYC who are trying to be good dads against the odds” looks great. You can donate to help get it completed here.

Just horrible.

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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