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map showing spread of marriage equality

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More terrible news from Texas: Three more reproductive health clinics have been forced to shut down. Since 2011, the number of abortion clinics has been cut by more than half–from 44 to 19.

Women hold just 10 out of 160 head chef positions at 15 prominent US restaurant groups.

Chilling depictions of cartoon characters in scenes of domestic violence seek to raise awareness.

Anti-choicers are taking over state health boards.

Women make up half of mystery writers–but get way fewer reviews.

Sen. Gillibrand’s military sexual assault bill failed to overcome the filibuster to pass in the Senate.

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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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