Daily feminist cheat sheet

In response to Trump’s dangerous and expanded global gag rule, women’s health champions introduced the Global Health, Empowerment & Rights (HER) Act in Congress today. And frankly, the optics of female lawmakers advocating for women’s rights around the globe were a lot better than, well, this.

Read more on Trump’s expanded global gag rule, which dismantled abortion access in less than 96 hours, and how women will pay with their lives.

Watch queer activist, sex educator and friend of the site Ericka Hart speak– and issue a call to action– at the Women’s March in Philadelphia.

And for more on the march, read Jenna Wortham on who didn’t march, and my latest on why back and brown women shouldn’t be labeled ‘divisive’ for wanting to finally see themselves reflected in the modern feminist agenda.

Support Ho(e)s have thankfully put out a helpful media guide on how to better coverage on sex work.

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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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