Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

500 years of female portrait paintings in three minutes.

Horrifying: Between 1997 and 2013, in the English town of Rotherham, “at least 1,400 children, some as young as 11, were groomed for sexual exploitation while the authorities looked the other way.”

This weekend, two last-minute court ruling protect abortion access in Texas and Louisiana.

WTF, CeeLo?

“If you want to know what she means, act like an adult and ask her.”

In NYC? Check out the Out of the Binders Symposium on women writers next month.

Mount Holyoke college officially changed policy on admitting trans students.

Anyone whose response to the celeb photo leak is “well, they shouldn’t have taken nude photos to begin with” seriously needs to fuck off.

I’m excited about Ruby Rae Spiegel’s play Dry Land about female friendship and abortion.

Sarah Jaffe on how neoliberal feminism hurts women’s organizing.

No shit study of the day: Growing economic inequality affects our diets.

5 female vocalists you don’t want to miss.

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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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