What We Missed

*Swoon*. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the Golden Globes together.

The second Presidential debate is tonight. Follow @Feministing for live tweeting and minute-to-minute analysis.

Today is World Food Day. One of the best ways to enhance food security is to empower women with access to land, info and credit. Here are 3 things you can do to make a difference right now.

A new Tumblr chronicles academic men who explain things.

In a recent poll, thirty-one percent of female voters said birth control policy will be “extremely important” in influencing their vote. On a related note, the Guttmacher Institute estimates that unintended pregnancy costs American taxpayers roughly $11 billion each year.


A feminine hygiene company posted this hilarious response to a commenter complaining about them misrepresenting periods.

One billion women are set to enter the workplace in the next decade.

Our girl Katie appears in and co-wrote this satirical video on American foreign policy re: the ‘war on drugs’.

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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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