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 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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