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By way of an update to our earlier post about inclusion at women’s colleges,  a trans woman has just been accepted to the Simmons class of 2017.

On Steubenville and imagining justice outside the courts.

Adria Richards has been fired and is receiving death and rape threats for calling out sexism during a tech conference. Read the background and #supportAdria on Twitter.

“In fact, men are far more likely to admit carrying out a rape or gang rape, than a victim is to report it. Perpetration, it seems, does not carry the same stigma as being a victim.”

Check out this review of “Girl Model”, a documentary chronicling the experience of a 13-year-old Siberian model who gets “discovered”.

Read Irin Carmon on whether or not teen rapists actually can be rehabilitated.

Don’t click here if you’re sick of hearing about Leaning In.

On being queer in public.

On the invisibility of police violence against women.

“Remember, no matter who wins, women lose.” Mother Jones has a March madness bracket to determine the worst state for abortion rights.

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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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