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HRC Foundation’s All Children - All Families Presents Seal of Recognition in Kentucky

Last month, HRC Foundation presented the All Children - All Families Seal of Recognition to the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky (CHNK). CHNK has been working with the All Children - All Families project since May of 2015 to complete...Show More Summary

BREAKING: Kansas cuts off Planned Parenthood from Medicaid funding

Gov. Sam Brownback cited undercover videos of the abortion giant in his decision.

Rona Ambrose intervened to quash pro-life motion for Tories’ convention: report

The Conservative Party confirms that Ambrose vocally opposed a motion to reconsider the policy against abortion legislation.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Feministing alum Mychal Denzel Smith is featured in the New York Times as a fresh ass intellectual. But we already knew that. The White House is about to create the first national monument in honor of the gay rights movement near Stonewall in NYC! The Justice Department has officially notified North Carolina’s governor that HB2 violates […]

See You Later Feministing

Sometimes I can’t believe it’s been almost 4 years since I screamed at my coworker in our hotel: “OHMYGOD I WON!” I was traveling in Denver, CO doing voter outreach on behalf of the United States Student Association where I worked at the time when I got the email notifying me that I had been […]

Bathroom Discrimination Law Could Cost North Carolina $861 Million in Federal Funds

Vanita Gupta, principal deputy assistant attorney general for the Justice Department, wrote in the department's letter that the law violates Title VII and Title IX of the Civil Rights Act. The post Bathroom Discrimination Law Could Cost North Carolina $861 Million in Federal Funds appeared first on Rewire.

After Relying on Private Donors, Colorado Lawmakers Fund Teen Contraception Program

“Ensuring women have access to the most effective methods of birth control enables them to create the best future for themselves and support a healthy start for their children,” said Erin Miller, vice president of health initiativesShow More Summary

House Republicans Move to Reverse Federal LGBTQ Protections

D’Arcy Kemnitz, executive director of the National LGBT Bar Association, said it’s “frankly shocking” lawmakers would consider these types of provisions after the backlash that North Carolina legislators are facing from businesses after passing HB 2. The post House Republicans Move to Reverse Federal LGBTQ Protections appeared first on Rewire.

Cruz, Kasich Drop Out, Leaving Trump and His ‘Perfect Track Record of Misogyny’

Cruz embraced noted extremists to boost his conservative credentials, including anti-choice activist Troy Newman, who has argued that abortion providers should be executed. Kasich, meanwhile, pushed through 17 anti-choice measures. The post Cruz, Kasich Drop Out, Leaving Trump and His ‘Perfect Track Record of Misogyny’ appeared first on Rewire.

Private Lab to Retire More Than 200 Chimps and Hand Them Over to New Sanctuary

The most pressing challenge we face in accomplishing the goal of retiring the remaining chimpanzees in laboratories is the availability of enough high-quality sanctuaries to fill this need. Above, chimpanzee Midge enjoying his retirement at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Show More Summary

Kasich announces end to his campaign

John Kasich drops out of race, saying he learned from Americans but never naming Trump May 4 2016, 2:02 PM Donald Trump is the presumptive GOP nominee as Ted Cruz and John Kasich drop out of the presidential race. Kasich ends his campaign, making Trump the nominee The question for Republicans :...

Rescued Dog Determined to Defeat Blanket Foe

Danny the rescued dachshund mix is a master magician. The post Rescued Dog Determined to Defeat Blanket Foe appeared first on PETA.

Experts Propose Non-Animal Approach to Predict Lung Toxicity

Scientific journals have published recommendations from a PETA International Science Consortium workshop for predicting lung toxicity with non-animal methods. The post Experts Propose Non-Animal Approach to Predict Lung Toxicity appeared first on PETA.

Hulu officially confirms cable-like digital bundle, says it's set to reach 12 million subscribers

Hulu, the streaming service owned by major TV networks, confirmed that it is developing a cable-like digital service that would stream feeds of live programming from broadcast and cable TV channels. Chief Executive Mike Hopkins said the service is expected to launch in 2017 and would enable subscribers...

In Europe, a sense that, boorish or not, Trump could become U.S. president

Many Europeans seemed surprised and in some cases stunned Wednesday over Donald Trump’s emergence as the presumptive Republican nominee for president of the United States. The business mogul and television celebrity all but locked up the Republican nomination with his victory in the Indiana primary...

Progressive groups say annual 'job killer' list is killing good legislation

California politics updates: Sanchez's Senate campaign mulls Cruz exit, Cardenas challenger drops out May 4 2016, 12:12 PM Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: The end of a competitive GOP presidential primary in California...

Star Wars Day celebrations include a duet by J.J. Abrams and 'Hamilton's' Lin-Manuel Miranda

It's May 4, meaning it's time for everyone's favorite pun-based holiday, Star Wars Day. Built around the date's similarity to the franchise catchphrase "May the Force be with you," fans of the series are being given their first opportunity to celebrate the films since "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"...

Alberta wildfire set to be Canada's costliest natural disaster

TORONTO (Reuters) - A wildfire in the Alberta city of Fort McMurray is set to become the costliest ever Canadian natural disaster for insurers, with 1,600 buildings destroyed and another 19,000 under threat, analysts and industry sources say.

Even Sanders’ plan to curb fossil fuel production isn’t ambitious enough

To stave off climate chaos, we need to think a lot bigger than halting production on public lands.

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