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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.


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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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