Design students at Virginia Commonwealth University created coffee sleeves that feature the faces of a queer-identified person. The sleeves also include an alternate version of the check boxes usually found on commercial coffee cups, but rather than types of coffee they list “Straight,” “Gay,” “Lesbian,” “Bisexual," “Trans,” and “Human” as the options.
Ava DuVernay is fulfilling an appetite for change in cinema. Her organization AFFRM (the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement and its subsidiary Array Releasing) is hosting a nine-hour "Rebel-a-thon" on Twitter, to talk about blacks in cinema.
Vivienne Harr raised $100,000 to donate to a nonprofit and then she went on to raise more than $1,000,000 to start her business Make a Stand. She's been recognized as the first child in American history to bottle her lemonade-stand lemonade. And now there's a documentary.
In the 80s, we had the war on drugs. The early 2000s heralded "The war on terror". Now 12 years later, it's still going strong without hopes of ending. A new website has created a campaign against Irrational Fear.
Religion and women have a complex relationship. Over the years, many women have risen to the top of the pulpit. But how often do you hear about Mormon feminists, or as some call it, the "MoFem" movement? Like traditional feminism, the conversation is ongoing. StoryCorps interviewed two sisters, and it's pretty interesting.
This holiday season, forget the fruit cakes and ugly sweaters. Why not give virtue instead?
Chicago activist Suey Park started a global conversation about stereotypes about Asian women. Twitter goes wild and the compliments and the backlash begins.
A one-minute and powerful PSA from UN Women takes you inside the verbal, physical and sexual harassment many Egyptian women face just doing everyday things. The first-person perspective of what it's like for a woman doing something so mundane as riding in a taxi.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Rosa DeLauro are concerned about America's family values. Problem is United States is still the only industrialized nation that does not guarantee working mothers paid time off to care for a new child. That's a damn shame. They introduced the FAMILY Act bill on Thursday and see why you need to take action.
Laughter can be emotionally healing. Watch the expressions of these cancer patients as they see themselves for the first time, post incredibly hilarious makeover, thanks to cancer charity, the Mimi Foundation.
In honor of International Human Rights Day, the highly anticipated toolkit, “Know Your Rights: Street Harassment and the Law,” is ready for its debut. The state-by-state guide details laws and how individuals can take action against those cat-calling jerks.
Ever wish you had that supportive parent that would tell you how wonderful you are no matter what. Robin Rice and other moms( and dads) are spreading warm wishes this holiday season to LGBTQ children and adults. You don't have to have the holiday blues.