Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Thousands protested a proposed abortion ban in Spain this weekend.

Last week, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act took effect in New York City.

The female defense ministers of Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands are challenging Europe’s old boys’ network.

On Law & Order‘s Olivia Benson, sexual assault, and the timeline of trauma.

A new study finds that getting vaccinated for HPV does not lead young women to become sexually active or engage in risky sex. You don’t say.

A Q&A with writer Melissa Gira-Grant on her forthcoming book.

SNL kicks off Black History month with “28 Reasons To Hug A Black Guy.”

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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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