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A Christian school in Virginia refused to re-enroll an eight-year-old girl because she’s not girlie enough for them.

The White House highlights how raising the minimum wage would help women.

“If the birth control benefit falls, it will be a result of a political failing, not a shortcoming of the law.”

The ACLU has filed an amicus brief in support of Patti Shaw, a trans woman who experienced harassment and abuse in a men’s prison.

Good news: SCOTUS bolsters the law preventing people convicted of minor domestic violence offenses from owning guns.

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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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