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 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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