Don’t Forget to Vote for Courtney to be WaPo’s Newest Columnist!!


Hey folks, just a reminder to vote right now for our gal Courtney, who is currently one of ten finalists in the Washington Post’s “America’s Next Great Pundit Contest.”
Courtney’s latest column is here, and voting for the contest is currently in progress, but ends Monday at 3PM (ET). So please get the word out – blog, tweet and Facebook this after you vote yourself – and help make Courtney WaPo’s newest columnist!

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Lori Adelman is a writer and advocate focusing on race, gender, and sexual and reproductive rights. In addition to serving as an Executive Director at Feministing, Lori is the Director of Global Communications at Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Lori has previously worked at the United Nations Foundation, the International Women’s Health Coalition, and Human Rights Watch, and has written for a host of print and digital properties including Rookie Magazine, The Grio, and the New York Times Magazine. She regularly appears on radio and television, and has spoken at college campuses across the U.S. about topics like the politics of black hair, transnational movement building, and the undercover feminism of Nicki Minaj. In 2014, she was named to The Root 100 list of the nation's most influential African Americans, and to the Forbes Magazine list of the "30 Under 30" successful people in media.

Lori Adelman is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Partnerships.

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