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 Executive Director of Partnerships at Feministing, where she enjoys creating and curating content on gender, race, class, technology, and the media. Lori is also an advocacy and communications professional specializing in sexual and reproductive rights and health, and currently works in the Global Division of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. A graduate of Harvard University, she lives in Brooklyn.

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

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