Women-Deliver-2016

Daily feminist cheat sheet

This week, advocates are gathering in Copenhagen, Denmark for the 2016 Women Deliver conference. From maternal health funding cuts to the “elephant in the room” [hint: it’s abortion] to youth health and rights, there’s a lot on the agenda. Can’t be there in person? Follow along with the livestream or on Twitter using #WD2016.

Happy birthday Adrienne Rich (via Literary Hub).

“The impact of this investment would be dramatic.”

Demand justice for a Salvadoran woman in jail for miscarriage.

Syreeta declares that we’re in an “amazing black cultural moment” and asks: can we avoid the backlash?

And on the flip side: we can’t deny the ways in which whiteness shapes our politics.

Pssst – did you hear we’re looking for new columnists?

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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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