a photo of Audre Lorde is taped over that of William Shakespear on a wall at UPenn

Daily feminist cheat sheet

We cannot look away from the “wanton slaughter of men, women and children” happening in Aleppo, Syria. Here are six charities working to provide food, shelter, medicine and education to Syrians.

Meanwhile, Rex Tillerson, who has a record of putting profit over peoples’ rights, will be nominated by Donald Trump as Secretary of State.

Governor John Kasich vetoed that awful so-called “Heartbeat Bill”, but still signed into law a 20-week abortion ban. (In case you need it, a reminder from feminist artist Whitney Bell of all the ways that anti-abortion legislation can be damaging.)

In slightly less horrible news, UPenn students removed a picture of William Shakespeare from campus, replacing it with Audre Lorde.

And Women Who Draw is a new website that spotlights female illustrators.

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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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