Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

John Oliver takes on the situation in Ferguson.

“When will being a person be evidence enough that you deserve to stay alive in America?”

One father tells what he did after the police killed his son.

Is his life worth less than mine?

Amnesty International sends unprecedented delegation to Ferguson.

“Neither deserved to be executed for stealing cigarillos.”

Our own Lori has a LTE responding to that New Yorker piece on TERFs.

Mo’ne Davis FTW.

Laverne Cox’s wish for America is “spaces where we have real gender freedom.”

The New York City Council Speaker tweets her HPV status.

Getting an abortion is usually not a difficult decision.

On Islan Nettles, the New Jersey 4 and the illusion of security for LGBTQ people of color.

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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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