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Toni Morrison

So many birthdays today. In addition to Audre Lorde, we’re also celebrating Toni Morrison and Yoko Ono! 

On House of Cards and men learning late how to deal with the ramifications of sexual assault.

LGBTQ immigrants held in detention facilities are 15 times more likely to be sexually assaulted than their heterosexual counterparts.” They are also more likely to be placed in solitary, and have limited access to any HIV medications they may need.

10 dangerous anti-abortion bills that are already gaining traction this year.

Melissa Harris-Perry shares her story of having a daughter via surrogacy.

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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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