Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet: #GivingTuesday Edition

By Maya and Juliana

Giving Tuesday Happy #GivingTuesday! Thank you to everyone who has already donated to support the Feministing #TimesTen relaunch. We’re suuuuuper close to our goal, so if you haven’t yet, do it now!

Of course, there are tons of other feminist organizations that are fundraising today too. Here are just a few of the causes the Feministing crew is throwing our extra dollars toward today: WAM! Women Action & the Media (they’re auctioning off some amazing prizes), SAFERMarissa Alexander‘s legal defense fundThe National Network of Abortion FundsBitch Magazine (check out their adorable music video), the Cece McDonald Support FundBlack Girls Code, the Global Fund for Women and their grantees around the world, the TGI Justice Project, and Guernica Magazine.

Who are you supporting this #GivingTuesday? Leave your recs in the comments. 

In other news…

For many women journalists, the workplace is as dangerous as the field.

“Aruna recalls that her bosses at the mill ‘said that we would get less work if we slept with them.'”

The Toast is running a series of pieces by female scientists.

Female soldiers at Fort Hood say that a male officer tried to recruit them for a prostitution ring.

On male doulas.

Feminists in El Salvador and international allies sue the Salvadoran government over the criminalization of abortion and the treatment of Beatriz.

For the millionth time: Fuck, PETA.

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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