Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

We’re taking the rest of the afternoon off for President’s Day and will be back tomorrow.

In the meantime, remember how we’ve still never had a woman president? Sometimes I actually can’t believe that.

When “fathers’ rights” go way too far.

Montana prosecutor to mother of 5-year-old sexual-assault victim: “Boys will be boys.”

Melissa Gira Grant on the right’s bogus sex work stance.

On the ongoing criminalization of pregnant women.

Brittney Cooper talks love with Kiese Laymon.

This Thursday is the deadline to submit a proposal for the next National Women’s Studies Association conference.

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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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