Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Beyonce as Rosie the Rivetor

Beyoncé the Riveter.

Advice for journalists and writers of color.

50 movies directed by women you should watch.

A dispatch from a women-only off-road rally in the Moroccan desert.

Sex-selective abortion bans are based in racist myths.

An open letter from Texas reproductive justice activists opposing Stop Patriarchy’s “Abortion Freedom Ride” across Texas.

There was a late-term abortion on The Fosters this week.

2 out of 3 homeless women in San Francisco have been abused.

Harassment at comic conventions is a big problem.

John Oliver uses puppets to explain that the US prison system a “a lot racist.”

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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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