Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet


Cheesy-but-adorable illustrations from graphic designer Carol Rossetti.

It’s the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

And it’s Sylvia Rivera birthday!

Five myths about the Hobby Lobby decision, debunked.

A Fox News host says Hillary Clinton is courting “Beyonce voters” — single ladies who need contraception and “love to talk about equal pay.” Sound about right.

Funny how quickly conservatives defending the Hobby Lobby ruling on Twitter devolve into saying, “If you sluts don’t want to get pregnant, then keep your legs closed.”

The Fenway Institute has formed a bisexual health research collaborative.

Missouri Gov Jay Nixon vetoed a 72-hour waiting period law, saying, “This is insulting to women.” Well done.

Our own Katherine on how the Hobby Lobby decision could affect LGBT rights.

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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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