Amber Rose and Black Chyna at VMAs

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WTF. Georgia judge throws out a domestic violence case after asking if the couple still “gets it on.”

Five ways to be resilient in the face of abortion stigma

The LA Review of Books talks with our own Alexandra Brodsky and her co-editor about their forthcoming anthology The Feminist Utopia Project. The book is out on October 13 and features pieces by many Feministing writers.

We’re loving Amber Rose and Blac Chyna’s anti-slut shaming outfits.

Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, and tone-policing at the VMAs.

Former Feministing editor Samhita Mukhopadhyay on the politics of N.W.A and hip hop feminism.

New research finds that when young girls are depicted in a sexualized manner, they are seen as less intelligent and worthy of moral treatment.

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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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