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In North Carolina, lawmakers are pushing a bill that would allow any boss to decide if employees can access affordable birth control, rolling back the clock on decades of progress. So women’s health advocates showed up to protest the bill dressed in retro attire. Their mantra? “We like watching Mad Men but we don’t want to live in it.”

Now that it’s been renewed for a second season, how are we feeling about The Mindy Project? Perhaps you find it subversive and sexy; perhaps it has broken your heart one too many times.

Charges against Keira Wilmot have been dropped.

Rachel Maddow, you could not be more perfect (re: Pat Robertson’s bizarre, sexist cheating rant).

New research shows that migration increases autonomy and prosperity for the majority of adolescent girls in developing countries.

As Sarah Posner asked, what’s more shocking here, the pay disparity between men and women, or how much all these lobbyist get paid?

This feminist prank story has an awesome feel-good ending.

No, Congressman, legalized abortions don’t cause school shootings.

What do actual *teens* think about access to emergency contraception?

In the wake of Angelina Jolie’s revelation that she had a preventative double mastectomy, s.e. smith writes about having the same genetic mutation but being unable to afford the procedures Angelina had.

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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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