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Why police violence is an issue of reproductive justice.

“It’s an uprising. It’s a rebellion. It’s a community saying We can’t take this anymore. We won’t take it

The United States of America is not for black people.

Study suggests that the decriminalization of sex work could reduce HIV infections by 33 to 46 percent over the next decade.

Keli Byers, a sophomore at Brigham Young University, is speaking out against the school’s chastity code.

More dads want paternity leave, but getting it is still rare.

Classified as neither workers nor students, many graduate students have inadequate protections against sexual violence.

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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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