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More and more dads are taking advantage of California’s paid parental leave.

The respectability politics of birth control.

Democratic senators introduced a bill to increase the tax credit that helps working families cover their child-care costs.

Study finds that women and Black grads with PhDs in science, technology, engineering or mathematics are more likely to leave to pursue careers outside the field.

Anna Holmes and Leslie Jamison discuss the mistakes they made when starting out as writers.

New study suggest people who oppose women’s “promiscuity” have outdated ideas about women being financially dependent on men.

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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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