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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 Executive Director of Partnerships at Feministing, where she enjoys creating and curating content on gender, race, class, technology, and the media. Lori is also an advocacy and communications professional specializing in sexual and reproductive rights and health, and currently works in the Global Division of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. A graduate of Harvard University, she lives in Brooklyn.

Lori Adelman is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Partnerships.

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  • http://feministing.com/members/dcdaria/ Teesa

    I think the threats against Adria Richards are terrible and undeserved, but I just can’t support Ms. Richards’ actions. How do others feel?