Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Texas lawmakers held a hearing today to pat themselves on the back for gutting reproductive health care in their state.

The Arizona Senate passed a bill creating a “right to discriminate” against LGBTQ people.

Watch Laverne Cox and Cece McDonald on Democracy Now.

An Iowa bill would allow women to sue their doctor if they regret their abortion.

Gov. Patrick of Massacusetts is going to sign an executive order to end the shackling of pregnant inmates. Meanwhile, New York is banning solitary confinement for pregnant inmates and those under 18.

Emails show that Gov. Scott Walker fired a competent woman doctor because she used to be a “thong model.”

Libya is going to offer compensation to women who were raped during the 2011 uprising.

Our resident Academic Feminist Gwen responds to Nick Kristof’s thoughts on engaged academics.

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Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. Maya has previously worked at NARAL Pro-Choice New York and the National Institute for Reproductive Health and was a fellow at Mother Jones magazine. She graduated with a B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. A Minnesota native, she currently lives, writes, edits, and bakes bread in Atlanta, Georgia.

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Editorial.

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