Daily feminist cheat sheet

In addition to its new cast member, SNL has hired two black female writers.

And speaking of women in show business, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler deliver fully feminist laughs yet again in their latest interview. “First of all, if you think my going rate for anything is $1,000 you are looking at an old catalog.” Tell ‘em, Tina. 

“I’m committed to my rehab and I’m committed to my country.” Let us please heed this remarkable woman’s words.

I for one am grateful that Ta-Nehisi Coates decided to grace us with further thoughts on what it means to be a public intellectual.

A new report tackles barriers, misinformation and Latinas’ access to sexual and reproductive health clinics.

A bit of local news for my fellow New Yorkers: as of today, NYC has some badass women in power. Congratulations to Public Advocate Leticia James, Manhattan Borough Pres Gale A. Brewer, and newly elected Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito!

Lori Adelman links out. 

Brooklyn, NY

Lori Adelman is a writer and advocate focusing on race, gender, and sexual and reproductive rights. In addition to her work at Feministing, Lori is an Associate Director at Planned Parenthood Global. 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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