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Dorothy Irene Height doodleHappy birthday to civil rights advocate Dorothy Irene Height!

The bad — and the good — of being a female rock climber.

Judges kept giving Jared Remy one more chance — until he finally stabbed his girlfriend to death.

On the arrest of UC Santa Barbara feminist studies professor, Dr. Mireille Miller-Young and toward a feminist politics of de-criminalization and abolition.

#Not1more protestors shut down an immigrant detention center in Alabama.

Jimmy Carter calls violence against women the “worst and most pervasive and unaddressed human rights violation on Earth.”

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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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