chart of poverty rates over time

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

The latest Cenus data shows the gender pay gap hasn’t improved in seven years. We’re also continuing to lose the war on poverty.

It’s cheaper than ever to get an IUD

A profile of one Planned Parenthood clinic in Ohio.

According to the latest report from the Violence Policy Center, more than 1,600 women in the US were murdered by men in 2013.

Without access to paid maternity leave, many low-income mothers are forced to choose between their economic security and their health.

Lena Dunham wants you to #AskYourMother about abortions Before Roe.


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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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