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The Feministing Five: Meg Elison

Author Meg Elison’s debut novel The Book of the Unnamed Midwife explores a grim apocalyptic future in which a quick thinking and fiery woman survives a plague that wipes out most of humankind in weeks, leaving one female survivor for every ten men. Most of the women that are left become little more than sexual property, and are largely unable to survive childbirth.

Author Meg Elison’s debut novel The Book of the Unnamed Midwife explores a grim apocalyptic future in which a quick thinking and fiery woman survives ...

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The Feministing Five: Piyali Bhattacharya

The first time I ever saw a South Asian woman represented in mainstream media was when Mindy Kaling played the utterly ridiculous yet somehow loveable Kelly Kapoor on The Office in the mid-2000s. I didn’t even look anything like Kelly, but like me, she had a penchant for drama and her parents were from India, so I held on for dear life.

The first time I ever saw a South Asian woman represented in mainstream media was when Mindy Kaling played the utterly ridiculous yet somehow loveable Kelly Kapoor on Read More

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