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Check out photos from today’s snowy protest before the Supreme Court.

“Birth control is for people who don’t necessary want to act responsibly.” Nope, nope, nope.

The Kansas state legislature is considering legislation that would mandate reporting for miscarriages at any stage in pregnancy.

Jerry Springer is dropping the T-word.

Today is the 103rd anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire — in which 146 women, the vast majority of them immigrants, died — that sparked important labor reforms in the years that followed.

Middle school girls unite for the right to wear leggings.

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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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