What we missed

Check out these great photos of LGBT couples getting married yesterday in Seattle.

Happy Human Rights Day.

RIP Jenni Rivera, the 43-year-old Mexican-American singer and domestic violence activist who died in a plane crash Sunday.

Corporate foundations have suspended support For Boy Scouts over anti-gay discrimination.

In June, Jos blogged about the significance of Scout, who is transgender, proposing at the White House. As an update, Scout has married his fiancee Liz Margolies. MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry, and James Clementi, the gay older brother of Tyler Clementi, signed the marriage contract.

This awesome “1 Drop” campaign is interrogating our popular ideas about race and blackness.

Somalian rapper K’naan on censoring himself for success.

Oh no! Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized, but apparently he’s doing well.

“I thank everyone who supported me all over the world.” Nafissatou Diallo settles with Dominique Strauss-Kahn for an undisclosed sum.

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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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