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“There’s a lot of work to be done to dismantle rape culture—but a simple first step is to stop focusing on making the world more comfortable for men, and instead make it safer for women.” Jessica talks rape culture.

A series of Brooklyn billboards is putting racial inequity on display by advising you to “stop being black” to avoid unfair treatment. Colorlines has the scoop.

It’s unfortunately way too easy to get away with shooting three people when those three people are trans.

The New York City medical examiner’s office is undertaking a review of more than 800 rape cases in which critical DNA evidence may have been mishandled or overlooked by a lab technician.

And for those who are emotionally exhausted from hearing horrible news about rape, California lawmakers have introduced a  bill to close a dangerous loophole in rape cases.

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Lori Adelman is a writer and advocate focusing on race, gender, and sexual and reproductive rights. In addition to her work at Feministing, Lori is an Associate Director at Planned Parenthood Global. 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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