Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

love wins. oregon judge strikes down gay marriage ban

Cecily McMillan has been sentenced to three months in prison and five years probation.

Today is Yuri Kochiyama’s and Malcolm X’s birthdays.

Melissa Harris-Perry on the Mississippi law that could close down the state’s only abortion clinic.

An interview with Brazilian journalist Nana Queiroz who launched a movement by posting a topless photo with the words “I don’t deserve to be raped” written on her forearm.

Pamela Anderson opens up about surviving sexual abuse.

Our own Katherine says Jill Abramson’s firing should lay to rest all debate about “leaning in.”

A mother is suing a New York hospital for forcing her to have a C-section.

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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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