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Second National “I Am Jazz” School and Community Readings a Huge Success

Post submitted by Johanna Eager, Welcoming Schools Program Director Last week, thousands of people across the country in 23 states came together to read I Am Jazz on May 18 in a tremendous show of support for transgender and non-binary children. Show More Summary

Video Shows Animals Who Appear to Be Sick, Distressed at Deer Haven

Armed with damning eyewitness video footage, PETA sent complaints today requesting that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Frederick County Animal Control investigate the notorious Deer Haven Mini... The post Video Shows Animals Who Appear to Be Sick, Distressed at Deer Haven appeared first on PETA.

Do Animals Face Neglect at Wilson’s Wild Animal Park?

Armed with damning eyewitness video footage and photographs, PETA sent complaints this morning requesting that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland... The post Do Animals Face Neglect at Wilson’s Wild Animal Park? appeared first on PETA.

Q&A: The State of Clean Energy With David Hochschild of the California Energy Commission

David Hochschild knows a thing or two about renewable energy. Hochschild currently serves on the California Energy Commission (CEC), the state’s primary energy policy and planning agency. Prior to being appointed to the commission, Hochschild...Show More Summary

Bipartisan House Resolution Introduced Condemning Anti-LGBTQ Violence in Chechnya

As reports continue to paint a terrifying picture of the attacks on gay and bisexual Chechens, a bipartisan group of representatives have released a resolution condemning the violence while holding Russia and Chechen authorities accountable. U.S. Show More Summary

Ad Blitz From PETA Hits Back at SeaWorld’s Bogus Claims

In response to SeaWorld’s focus on Los Angeles families with an ad blitz, PETA is debunking the company’s claims in a citywide ad blitz of its own. Television and... The post Ad Blitz From PETA Hits Back at SeaWorld’s Bogus Claims appeared first on PETA.

Christian School Prohibits Student From Graduating With Her Class Because She Got Pregnant

Despite seeing pushback from both sides, one pregnant high schooler is choosing life for her “little guy.” On Saturday, The New York Times Correspondent Sheryl Gay Stolberg profiled high school student Maddi Runkles in her piece “Pregnant at 18. Hailed by Abortion Foes. Punished by Christian School.” The story comes a month after the pro-life […]

Ryan Tannehill Throws a Flag on TAMU’s Cruel Dog Experiments

The Miami Dolphins quarterback joined PETA in calling on his alma mater to stop breeding dogs to have crippling muscular dystrophy. The post Ryan Tannehill Throws a Flag on TAMU’s Cruel Dog Experiments appeared first on PETA.

Panned Parenthood Caught Refusing to Provide Abortion Alternatives “Just Google It”

Just hours after Hollywood filmmaker Joss Whedon launched a puff piece celebrating Planned Parenthood, another video surfaced telling a far different story about the nation’s leading abortion business. Although buoyed by well more than $500 million in taxpayer dollars each year, Planned Parenthood offers little beyond abortion. Show More Summary

The Main Joins HRC’s Equality Rocks Campaign

Post submitted by HRC Consumer Marketing Coordinator Josh Rentschler American alternative-rock band The Maine has joined HRC’s Equality Rocks campaign. Originally from Tempe, Arizona, The Maine is celebrating its 10th anniversary as a band this year. Show More Summary

‘The Fosters’ Highlights the Importance of Acceptance in Foster Care and Adoption

In honor of National Foster Care Month, HRC is highlighting a television show that has done more to bring awareness to the issues of LGBTQ youth, same-sex couples and the importance of adoption and foster care than most other shows in...Show More Summary

‘Wildlife in Need’ … of Rescue! Video of Screaming Bear Cub Prompts Call for Seizure

PETA submitted a USDA complaint after a video emerged of an animal exhibitor dangling a bear cub by her mouth during "Tiger Baby Playtime." The post ‘Wildlife in Need’ … of Rescue! Video of Screaming Bear Cub Prompts Call for Seizure appeared first on PETA.

Naked, ‘Bruised,’ and ‘Bloody,’ Pablo Azar Urges His Fans: Please Stay Away from Circuses That Use Animals

Naked, “chained,” and covered with “bloody wounds,” La Fan star Pablo Azar appears in a new PETA Latino ad campaign that proclaims, “Circus Trainers Beat Animals to Force Them... The post Naked, ‘Bruised,’ and ‘Bloody,’ Pablo Azar Urges His Fans: Please Stay Away from Circuses That Use Animals appeared first on PETA.

Video of Screaming Bear Cub Prompts Call for Seizure

Today, PETA sent a letter calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to investigate animal exhibitor Tim Stark—owner of a Charlestown roadside zoo called Wildlife in Need—for apparent... The post Video of Screaming Bear Cub Prompts Call for Seizure appeared first on PETA.

Video: Troops Urge Military to End Trauma Training on Animals

As one service member puts it, "That's not why I serve." The post Video: Troops Urge Military to End Trauma Training on Animals appeared first on PETA.

HSUS investigation pulls the curtain back on tiger abuse by traveling circus trainer

It’s painful to watch a grown man whipping a majestic tiger and watching the world’s most powerful predator flinch and cower in fear. Photo by The HSUS A new HSUS undercover investigation reveals the mistreatment of eight tigers featured in Ryan Easley’s ShowMe Tigers act – a traveling circus gig that is contracted out to branded circuses. Show More Summary

HRC & NEA Sponsor National Day of Reading of “I Am Jazz” in Support of Transgender Youth

Thousands of parents, educators and allies across the nation will stand in solidarity with transgender students by hosting school and community readings of I Am Jazz, a children’s book by transgender teen trailblazer Jazz Jennings. Following...Show More Summary

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