What we missed

Obama commits to tackling gun control. Let’s hold him to it.

Ann on the importance of caregivers in the aftermath of Sandy Hook.

NYT says women should fix the gender gap by negotiating harder. But that probably isn’t going to be enough.

Guttmacher has a new tool that gives you everything you want to know about unintended pregnancies.

Hasbro to unveil gender-neutral easy bake oven after NJ girl’s campaign. 

‘Tis the season for Feminism:  In this letter to Santa (warning: graphic imagery), women declare they “don’t want material things this Christmas, just equality and respect.” And in the Bronx, Santa is now distributing clean needles and female condoms as part of a harm reduction program.

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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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