Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Woo! Michelle Rodriguez comes out as bisexual, saying “I’ve gone both ways. I do as I please.”

Relatedly, PEW has put together an interactive feature of coming out stories, in time for National Coming Out Day next week.

Norway’s gender quota law has made boards more professional. Boss. 

The Washington Post is hosting a symposium on the gender gap in academia this week.

Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine are exploring how gender affects eating habits and self-control. 

Katie Baker of Jezebel writes for Dissent Magazine about an infamous Pickup Artist getting “cockblocked by resdistribution”.

25 empowering books for little black girls.

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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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