Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet


Happy 42nd birthday, Title IX!

George Will gives a predictably shitty defense of his shitty column: “Today, for some reason, indignation is the default position of certain people. I think it has something to do with the internet.”

Every day in the United States, five women are killed with a gun.

Amy Poehler is voicing the lead in the new female-led Pixar film.

It feels ridiculous to have to say it in 2014, but for the last time, working moms are not ruining their children.

FIFA says it’s ok for Mexican fans to chant a gay slur during the World Cup.

Three trans women have been murdered this month.

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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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