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OBSESSED with this girl. Via Vanessa.

This is pretty awesome.: Largest global study on VAW finds feminist movements are key to change above all.

Our favorite genius Todd Akin is flip-flopping on his decision to release the details of his arrest at an anti-choice protest.

In what labor rights groups are calling a first in Walmart history, workers across Los Angeles walked off the job today.

Our own Zerlina wrote about the debate for Black Enterprise and the NY Daily News.

Speaking of the debate, Sesame Street GIFs FTW! More Big Bird here  and here.

“Men who ROCK” offers pitch-perfect satire of sexist music journalism.

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Lori Adelman started blogging with Feministing in 2008, and now runs partnerships and strategy as a co-Executive Director. She is also the Director of Youth Engagement at Women Deliver, where she promotes meaningful youth engagement in international development efforts, including through running the award-winning Women Deliver Young Leaders Program. Lori was formerly the Director of Global Communications at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and has also worked at the United Nations Foundation on the Secretary-General's flagship Every Woman Every Child initiative, and at the International Women’s Health Coalition and Human Rights Watch. As a leading voice on women’s rights issues, Lori frequently consults, speaks and publishes on feminism, activism and movement-building. A graduate of Harvard University, Lori has been named to The Root 100 list of the most influential African Americans in the United States, and to Forbes Magazine‘s list of the “30 Under 30” successful mediamakers. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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

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