Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Compiled by Lori and Sesali.

Filmmaker Azie Dungey stars in a new web series called “Ask a Slave,” based on the actress’ time working as a living history character at a popular historic site. The show, which premiered on Labor Day and airs episodes each Sunday, is simultaneously funny and eye-opening. Watch it!

Chelsea Manning’s lawyer is posting updates about her experience in prison here.

An abortion story both radical and ordinary. 

Dunkin’ Donuts has apologized for a bizarre, racist ad that attempted to promote a new “charcoal donut” product by featuring the Thailand chief executive’s daughter in blackface.

Some good news: The UCLA student body has decided to drop the I-word.

Teju Cole’s nine questions about Britain you were too embarrassed to ask.  

A new documentary alleges breast-baring activist group FEMEN was founded and controlled by a misogynist man.

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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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