What we missed

Tomorrow is World Prematurity Day. Preterm birth is an issue that deeply affects adults and families as well as newborns. Learn more with the March of Dimes.

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the federal government for putting immigrants in jail because, you know. Just ‘cuz.

Uhhh these sex scandal cartoons are all kinds of rapey.

Utah awkwardly worries a children’s book about two mothers will turn kids into lesbians.

Our own Jessica argues in her latest column at the Nation that feminists are winning. I sure hope she’s right!

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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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