The Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Cute ad for Honey Maid graham crackers featuring diverse “wholesome” families. (h/t Shakesville)

The sex selective abortion ban in South Dakota that we covered previously is headed to the Governor’s desk. Tell him to veto it by tweeting @SDGovDaugaard using #ShameOnSDLeg and #NoRacismInSD.

Brittany Cooper on President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative. “Black women have been their brothers’ biggest and best keepers.”

Women accounted for just 15 percent of lead roles in the major movies of 2013.

A Muslimah Media Watch roundtable discussion on Randa Jarrar’s piece “Why I Can’t Stand White Bellydancers.”

Native youth are more than three times more likely to commit suicide.

The anti-choice campaign to paint the Girl Scouts as in bed with Planned Parenthood.

Jessica and Melissa discuss the public redemption of Mike Tyson.


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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,, 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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