Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

By Maya and Katie

An ode to women who are difficult to love.

RogerEbert.com is running pieces by women writers this week.

“Critically, black feminism is championing a more nuanced understanding of how oppression and privilege operate.”

In the US, adult, white, heterosexual men have the fewest friends–and it’s not because they don’t want them.

Viagra for women?

Senator Gillibrand’s bill which would actually do SOMETHING HELP REDUCE RAPE IN THE MILITARY is dropped by leaders of House and Senate. Why change anything in a meaningful substantive way, when the whole military rape epidemic is running so smoothly on its own?

Victims’ Rights Advocate Blasts Conduct Of George Zimmerman’s Attorney, Fears For Girlfriend’s Safety

#WWJD? What Would Jesus Do? Tell you not to sell cakes to the gays, apparently.

Happy birthday Ada Lovelace!

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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