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Brazilian street artist Paulo Ito’s mural of a starving child with only a football to eat has gone viral in advance of the World Cup.

Today is Harvey Milk Day.

Ta-Nehisi Coates makes the case for reparations.

Columbia’s seniors wear red tape on their graduation caps in solidarity with rape survivors.

It’s nice to see a radio station actually have a problem with transmisogynist hosts.

What if we admitted to children that sex is about pleasure? Imagine!

“I am not sure that the “strong black woman” is dead. But she should be. And it is black women who must kill her.”

The new Tumblr Journalism While Female collects tales of everyday sexism in journalism.

Feministing alum Eesha Pandit on Jill Abramson, race, and the politics of recognition.

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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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