Lilli Petersen

Lilli is the Senior News Editor at Elite Daily, where she leads coverage on all things news and politics, including reproductive rights, the Biden administration, and social justice issues. To keep it fun, she also oversees Elite Daily's I Have The Job You Want series, profiling all the people who do the fun and fascinating jobs you wanted when you were seven. Before joining Elite Daily, she was previously a News & Politics Writer with Refinery29. Besides her depressing obsession with politics, she loves to talk about her dog, feminism, and the enduring importance of Sansa Stark as the true hero of 'Game of Thrones.' Send her pitches at, or follow her on Twitter at @LPonrecord for some quality dog content and the occasional feminist rant.


What Happens Now That The Supreme Court Overturned Roe v. Wade?


This Line From The Supreme Court’s Dissent On Abortion Rights Is Breaking My Heart


Barack & Michelle Celebrated Sasha Obama's 21st With The Best Throwbacks


What To Know About Getting Your Fave Song On Disney World's ‘Guardians' Coaster


This Advice From Gun Policy Activists Will Give You The Confidence To Make Change


Keep An Eye Out For These Easter Eggs On Disney’s 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Coaster

Fight Like A Girl

These Activists Will Make You Feel Inspired AF This International Women’s Day


This Hidden Detail On Jill Biden’s State Of The Union Outfit Was So Significant


Surfer Makani Adric Is Going Big On Her Waves And Her Thrills

Political Engagements

Don Jr. Is Apparently Engaged Again, So Congrats, I Guess

Presidential Pups

Jill & Joe Biden’s New Puppy Is The Best Christmas Surprise


Twitter Has A Lot To Say About Privilege After The Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict

Olympics 2022

Olympic Snowboarder Hailey Langland’s Biggest Competition Is Herself (& She Likes That)

Reproductive Rights

Sonia Sotomayor Went Off About The Texas Abortion Ban, And It's 100%

Reproductive Rights

Texas' New Abortion Law Is Scary For A Whole New Reason


Aly Raisman Shares How Not Competing Is Still Part Of Her Olympic Dream

Olympics 2021

Barack And Michelle Are Team USA's Biggest Olympics Cheerleaders


Rose Lavelle Is Thinking Team-First Ahead Of The Olympics

Body Care

Gen Z Is So Over Period Stigma, They Created Their Own Brand To Push Back


This Was The Moment The Crowds Outside The Derek Chauvin Trial Learned The Verdict