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Supersisters trading cards

Left: Published by Supersisters, Inc. Ruby Dee, Supersisters No. 43, 1979. Photolithograph. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Jefferson R. Burdick Bequest, 1981 (1981.1214.43). Right: Published by Supersisters, Inc. Jane Pauley, Supersisters No. 52, 1979. Photolithograph. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Jefferson R. Burdick Bequest, 1981 (1981.1214.52)

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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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