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Have You Experienced Sexism in the Medical System? Share Your Story!

Regular readers might have noticed that I haven’t been writing here at Feministing quite as frequently as usual over the last several months. That’s because I’ve been working on a book (my first!) about sex and gender bias in the American medical system.

Three paintings by Ray Mack

Painter Ray Mack shoplifts from the dudes of art history

I first encountered Ray Mack’s art when we attended grad school together. I was instantly drawn to her playful, irreverent, and super smart paintings and the obvious feminist perspective behind them.

I first encountered Ray Mack’s art when we attended grad school together. I was instantly drawn to her playful, irreverent, and super smart paintings and the obvious feminist perspective behind them.

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“The Lexa Pledge” makes a promise to LGBTQ fans

On April 21, the writers room for the television show Saving Hope created and signed a pledge to the LGBTQ community in response to the ongoing criticism of writers’ propensity to kill off LGBTQ characters on television.

On April 21, the writers room for the television show Saving Hope created and signed a pledge to the LGBTQ community in response to the ongoing criticism of writers’ propensity to kill off LGBTQ ...

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Feministing Reads: Rivka Galchen’s Little Labors

Before Rivka Galchen’s Little Labors (May 2016, New Directions), I had never read a book explicitly about babies and literature. I soon learned that this was likely because babies have historically occupied a marginal place in most books—and in most art generally.

Before Rivka Galchen’s Little Labors (May 2016, New Directions), I had never read a book explicitly about babies and literature. I soon learned that this was likely because babies have historically occupied a marginal place in most ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Satanists are not happy about Ted Cruz being called Lucifer. Who knew?

Karrine Stefans-Shorts reflects on LEMONADE and playing the Becky and the Beyoncé.

Anti-LGBT laws are being passed because there aren’t enough LGBT lawmakers. Surprise.

This new toolkit released by Wellstone and Make It Work helps organizations integrate an intersectional gender lens into their work!

Satanists are not happy about Ted Cruz being called Lucifer. Who knew?

Karrine Stefans-Shorts reflects on LEMONADE and playing the Becky and the Beyoncé.

Anti-LGBT laws are being passed because there aren’t enough LGBT ...

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