Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Some leading feminists, including our own Alexandra, on what they hope to accomplish in 2015.

The Department of Education has found that Harvard Law School violated Title IX in their failures in addressing sexual assault.

Nicki Minaj talks about her abortion in a interview with Rolling Stone. 

Uber provides a “safe ride checklist” with half-assed tips for riders to avoid getting assaulted by their drivers.

Yesterday was the three-year anniversary of a firebombing at an abortion clinic in Pensacola, Florida.

In the wake of the tragic suicide of Leelah Alcorn, a 17-year-old transgender teenager from Ohio, petitioners are calling for a ban on transgender “conversion therapy.”

Another 60 abortion clinics closed in 2014, leaving a total of just 551 clinics nationwide.

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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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