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 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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