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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 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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