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

GlobalHERAct

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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 ...

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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 ...

Dec 24, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) pumps his fist as he acknowledges the cheers from the 49ers' fans after leading his team to a 22-21 come-from-behind win over the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

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Feministing alum Alexandra Brodsky had her twitter account suspended after receiving a series of harassing anti-Semitic tweets. Makes no sense to us, either. Here’s what happened when she called bullshit.

Feministing alum Alexandra Brodsky had her twitter account suspended after receiving a series of harassing anti-Semitic tweets. Makes no sense to us, either. Here’s what happened when she called bullshit.

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

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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.

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.

beyonce in a regal, royal golden queens' outfit

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Beyoncé has now been nominated for 62 Grammys in her career, more than any other female artist. Maybe 2016 isn’t so bad after all? (Just kidding, it definitely is.)

Beyoncé has now been nominated for 62 Grammys in her career, more than any other female artist. Maybe 2016 isn’t so bad after all? (Just kidding, it definitely is.)

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