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Jameis Winston was promptly suspended from the Florida State University baseball team after getting a citation for stealing $32 worth of crab legs from a grocery store. As you’ll recall, when Winston was accused of rape, “there was virtually no investigation at all, either by the police or the university.”

Today, Senate Republicans voted to block debate on legislation to raise the minimum wage.

Shitty conservatives are calling for a referendum on a new law protecting transgender rights.

Fuck the BART police.

On the so-called “boy crisis”: “The way we teach boys to be men – which means above all else not being like women – has negative repercussions that can and do coexist with male privilege.”

Dee Rees is directing Queen Latifah in the Bessie Smith biopic.

Why it matters that women do most of the housework.

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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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