Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

The newly launched Red Umbrella Project website has some concrete actions you can take to make sure #nycondom is not used as evidence of prostitution.

Do we care if Jesus or someone who writes about “lovesick teenage girls” are/were feminists?

A new study points to mortgage discrimination against women, and in particular women of color.

Today the White House announced a new domestic violence initiative, citing the terrifying statistic that every single day in America, three women die at the hands of their boyfriend, or their husband, or their ex-husband and pledging to put resources towards ending this scourge. Of course, haters are already taking Vice President Biden’s words out of context:

On Steubenville and why acquaintance rape is not a myth #TYZerlina

The UN Commission on the Status of Women is almost over — and the New York Times is blasting the Vatican, Iran and Russia for holding up negotiations.

Queer feminist activist Kate Millett has been inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.

Well this is awesome. In celebration of Women’s History Month and WikiWomen’s History Month, groups across the United States are organizing #tooFEW, a feminist Wikipedia edit-a-thon this Friday to edit Wikipedia to include more perspectives on women and people of color.

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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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