Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Get excited. The Essential Ellen Willis is coming to shelves soon.

Today is the one-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza Factory collapse in Bangladesh, where 1,127 people –mostly women — died and over 2,500 were injured.

Mississippi has banned abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy — even though the state’s sole clinic only goes up to 16 weeks.

Four former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders are suing the team for minimum wage violations.

The #mynypd hashtag inadvertently crowdsources images of police brutality.

“I cannot believe we need to count and point out worthy women writers like we’re begging for scraps at the table of due respect.” – Roxane Gay

Former pro wrestler “Stone Cold” Steve Austin rants in favor of same-sex marriage.

“Prick a movement built on white supremacy and it bleeds … white supremacy.”

A lawmaker claims that men make more money because they take harder and riskier jobs. That’s not true.

This is by far the most impressive thing you will hear today.

St. Paul, MN

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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