Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

RIP Ruby Dee.

“As it turns out, women don’t need conservative columnists telling us that the problem is really our campus, or hookup culture, or ourselves. We’ve internalized that way of thinking just fine.”

Laverne Cox returns to Katie Couric’s show, and it’s great. “We have to be able to make mistakes in public.”

An interview on North Carolina’s Moral Monday protests and reproductive justice with Rev. Emma Akpan.

A group of Democratic senators penned a scathing letter to George Will.

Interested in starting an abortion fund in the south? NNAF is recruiting activists especially in South Carolina, Arkansas, and Alabama.

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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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