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Lupita on cover of People

Lupita Nyong’o became the third black woman –and the first dark-skinned woman — to be named People’s “Most Beautiful” person of the year.

Emma Stone FTW.

Chelsea Manning’s legal name change was granted, although she’s still fighting for access to trans health care.

23 ways feminists have made the world better.

A heartwarming display of solidarity in response to victim-blaming at Vanderbilt.

Thanks to the reauthorization of the VAWA, tribal courts can now prosecute non–Native Americans accused of domestic violence.

An interview with the only abortion provider in North Dakota.

Yeah, I’d get pretty excited about a two-woman presidential ticket.

Read Justice Sotomayor’s dissent.

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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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