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“I abducted your girls. I will sell them in the market, by Allah. Western education is sin, it is forbidden, women must go and marry.” – The leader of Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram in a video officially claiming responsibility for taking Nigeria’s kidnapped girls.

Jamilah Lemieux on that terrible SNL skit about slave rape.

Pregnancy, birth, and abortion rates among US teenagers continue to fall.

Read Gabourey Sidibe’s speech at the Ms. Foundation Women of Vision Gala.

Uh, yeah, I love sports, but the claim that professional sports is “the most progressive force in America” is absurd.

A history of trigger warnings.

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Maya Dusenbery is an 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 previously been a fellow at Mother Jones magazine and a columnist at Pacific Standard. Before become a full-time writer, she worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health. A Minnesota native, she received her B.A. from Carleton College in 2008.

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Editorial.

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