Lori Adelman

Lori Adelman is a writer and advocate focusing on race, gender, and sexual and reproductive rights. In addition to her work at Feministing, Lori is an Associate Director at Planned Parenthood Global. 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.

Posts Written by Lori

Melania and Michelle split screen

Daily feminist cheat sheet

Parts of Melania Trump’s speech Monday matched nearly word-for-word with Michelle Obama’s 2008 DNC speech. Why this is more than a gaffe – it’s racism. And how the response to this plagiarism has embodied white privilege.

Parts of Melania Trump’s speech Monday matched nearly word-for-word with Michelle Obama’s 2008 DNC speech. Why this is more than a gaffe – it’s racism. And how the response to this plagiarism has embodied white privilege.

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