Donate to the Abortion Access Bowl-a-thon!


Feministing is proud to be fielding a team for this year’s National Abortion Access Bowl-a-thon. Click here to support our team and make a real difference in people’s lives.

Here at Feministing, we don’t ask for money lightly. But we do have deeply held beliefs on human rights and reproductive justice and we are not afraid to act on them. 

For those of you who don’t know about the New York Abortion Access Fund, their mission is to provide grants to people who want abortions and can’t afford to pay for them. As you know too well as a reader of Feministing, too often abortions are technically legal, but in accessible in practice. This is by design: they are expensive, and in some states they are very difficult to obtain: in that sense, abortion in this country is often experienced as more of a privilege than a right. NYAAF tries to combat that problem by granting money to folks who need it, often at very short notice. For over ten years, this remarkable organization has been making it possible for New Yorkers to exercise their right to choose if they don’t have the money. In past years, this NYAAF  fundraiser has been a huge success. Help us make it so another time around?

Giving $10, $20 or $50 to the help someone get an abortion they can’t otherwise afford is one thing I know, for a fact, will make this world a better place. For that person, it’s huge. Donate here!

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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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