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Plus-size swimwear company Swimsuits for All reenacts this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.

Female-named hurricanes kill more than male-named hurricanes because people don’t take them seriously. Maybe they need to lean in.

A woman who was abused by her ex is posting photos of her battered face as she recovers to raise awareness of domestic violence. (Trigger warning)

A federal appeals court blocks Arizona’s restrictions on medical abortions.

The lead singer of the grunge rock band Staind stopped their set to yell at some assholes groping a crowd-surfing teenage fan.

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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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