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Daily feminist cheat sheet

Today is Giving Tuesday. It’s tough times for media right now; please consider giving to independent media including Feministing this year. Plus, there are so many worthy feminist causes to support. I invite you to leave your favorites in the comments.

Spread the word: GLAD has an exciting new project that will provide a free lawyer to transgender people (including children) who want to do a name change or gender marker change on any document.

The who, what, where, and weaknesses of so-called “sanctuary cities“.

Nick Cannon needs to stop.

Criminal gangs are systematically targeting adolescent girls as sexual slaves across Central America.

The AP is the latest institution to come out against using “alt-right” to describe white nationalists and white supremacists.


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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