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Today marks Native American women’s equal pay day.

President Obama orders federal contractors to provide a week of paid sick leave to their employees. 

11 major misconceptions about the Black Lives Matter movement.

RIP, feminist porn pioneer Candida Royalle.

Unions are a powerful tool for shrinking the gender pay gape.

Consider donating to support this conference about anti-LGBT violence in Brazil.

Sea Change released a report on their first year of combating stigma through book club discussions of reproductive experiences.

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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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