What we missed

Handy flowchart via Men and Feminism. (h/t Meredith Zoltick) Some background here

Check out this great piece by my UN Foundation colleague Jacob Tobia on the ways in which homophobia can hinder progress in global development, and why it’s so important to address LGBTQI discrimination as the UN shapes its new global development framework.

Love this.

Just a few days left to support APAD’s badass grassroots activism against forced and early child marriage in Cameroun.

Why it sucks to be a woman in the video gaming industry.

File under more victim-blaming: Defense attorney calls 11 year-old gang rape victim a spider luring men into her web. (via Jessica)

Suzanne Venker, author of that wrong-headed Fox News piece on the imaginary so-called “war on men”, offers a totally incoherent response to the much-deserved critical backlash her piece has garnered.

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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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