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Rust Cohle takes down Matthew McConaughey, created by our own Katie.

8 black female inventors you might not know.

The goaltender for the Canadian women’s Olympic hockey team signed with a US men’s professional team.

A history of women whose tongues have been ripped out.

Melissa Harris-Perry discusses the politics of motherhood in the US.

How many women are benefiting from the Affordable Care Act? A lot.

Today is National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.


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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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