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 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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