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“You must act. Be bold. Be courageous. Americans are counting on you.” Gabby Giffords’ powerful statement at today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence.

On the distress of the privileged.

Victoria’s Secret Model Cameron Russell’s message to young girls who want to be models: “It’s not a career path.”

Ann Coulter continues to be terrible and racist. [Update: this piece is SATIRE but the sentiment stands.]

“How having an abortion made me a better parent.”

Hadiya Pendleton, a 15 year old girl who played at the president’s inauguration ceremony, was shot and killed in Chicago last night.

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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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