Lori Adelman

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.

Posts Written by Lori

GlobalHERAct

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.

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 ...

Daily feminist cheat sheet

File under “crying tears of joy as I type this”: President Obama has commuted the bulk of rad lady Chelsea Manning’s sentence after facing considerable pressure from advocacy groups. She is expected to be free by May of this year.

File under “crying tears of joy as I type this”: President Obama has commuted the bulk of rad lady Chelsea Manning’s sentence after facing considerable pressure from advocacy groups. She is expected to ...

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