Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

By Maya and Katie

Viewing an ultrasound doesn’t dissuade people from getting an abortion.

“Putting women’s traditional needs at the center of social planning is not reverse sexism. It’s the best way to reverse the increasing economic vulnerability of men and women alike.”

Good news: The Supreme Court refuses to hear an appeal to the ruling that struck down Arizona’s 20-week abortion ban.

In the United States of America, three children died in a fire caused by heaters used after their heat was cut off during the Vortex.

Gay rights icon Roger Jean-Claude Mbede dies in Cameroon.

The NY Post‘s film critic thinks that there was just “too much estrogen” at the Golden Globes.

Brilliantly weaving in feminist thinkers like Virginia Woolf and Wages for Housework, Alyssa Battistoni makes the environmentalist case for a universal basic income.

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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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