chart of unarmed people killed by police by race

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Today is the sixth anniversary of Dr. Tiller’s murder.

The Guardian is counting the number of people killed by police in the United States throughout 2015. Their analysis found unarmed people killed by the police are twice as likely to be Black.

What we know about false rape accusations.

The Supreme Court ruled that Abercrombie & Fitch discriminated against a Muslim woman.

84 films by and about women of color.

“These 24/7 work cultures lock gender inequality in place, because the work-family balance problem is recognized as primarily a woman’s problem.”

Idaho’s 20-week abortion ban was struck down by an appeals court.

What Outlander got right in its first season.

Aspen Baker gave the very first — yes, first — TED Talk on abortion this weekend.

Welcome Caitlyn Jenner.

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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,, 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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