Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

The anonymous author of Texas’ anti-gay plank seems to think being gay is worse than committing sexual assault.

In a blow to trans rights, the European Court of Human Rights rules trans people can be forced to terminate their marraiges to legally change their genders.

Detroit’s maternal mortality rate is three times the national average.

Natalie Nakase is the first female assistant coach in the NBA.

More than 100 AIDS experts on their way to a public health conference were killed in the Malaysian plane crash.

George Fox University is citing Smith College in their justification for discriminating against trans students.

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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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