New York cover with Cosby accusers

Photo of the Day: 35 of the Bill Cosby survivors speak out

The cover of this week’s New York Magazine shows photographs of 35 of the 46 women who have publicly accused Bill Cosby of drugging and assaulting them. 


New York cover with Cosby accusers

By featuring the faces of all the accusers who’ve come forward in one place, the image — which includes one empty chair — is a powerful statement itself. And the accompanying article includes first-person accounts from all 35 of these brave women, who range in age from early 20s to 80.

Right now the New York site is down thanks to a hacker attack by someone who “hates NYC” but it should be back up later today. In the meantime, here’s an archived version of the piece.

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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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