Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — When was the last time you cried watching a commercial for diapers? If you’ve never shed tears during a Pampers ad, this one from Japan may cause you to do so. The theme of the ad is centered around the idea that a baby’s first birthday is also a mother’s first birthday. A […]
Here are five things you should do if you’re ever unlucky enough to be hit. And a shining example of what not to do.
Can religious fundamentalism turn otherwise non-abusive relationships abusive? Vyckie Garrison of the blog No Longer Quivering argued yes in a recent speech given at the American Atheists national convention in Salt Lake City. Garrison...Show More Summary
Here is some stuff in the news today...Emma Watson, who is a UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador, gave a speech at the UN asking men and boys to join the fight for gender equality. The transcript of her address is here.Pope Francis said...Show More Summary
Last night, John Oliver took on Miss America in a 15 minute Last Week Tonight segment that skewered the pageant's backwards approach to offering college scholarships to young women—one that, as Oliver puts it, operates on the assumption that "the intelligence portion of the brain is located somewhere on the upper thigh.”
The world of climate dismissives often could be Wonderland, although with multiple Mad Hatters. Both have characters who can believe six impossible things before breakfast. Many wrong climate claims seem more like the Cheshire Cat, who...Show More Summary
Anti-choicers' bizarre attacks on the newly crowned Miss America expose how the movement has become a strange conspiracy-theory factory, with its supporters seeing monsters around every corner. Image: Aurora News / YouTube The post Anti-Choicers Try to Demonize Miss America appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Nicki Minaj: the latest 'bootylicious' star In the Vogue article “We’re Officially in the Era of the Big Booty,” writer Patricia Garcia argues that, “In music videos, in Instagram photos, and on today’s most popular celebrities, the measure of sex appeal is inextricably linked to the prominence of a woman’s behind. Show More Summary
Couldn't make the People's Climate March? Meet a few who did -- and learn what they were fighting for.
Singing, burning sage, chowing down, and getting robbed on a cross-country train full of protesters en route to New York's big rally.
Not unlike Lindsay Lohan and Miley Cyrus, these sea stars get distinctly less Disney-approved when the franchise ends.
News accounts of eco-disasters give us a false sense that everything is going to be OK. Because we really, really want everything to be OK.
Today I came across a headline from The Root about a potential Jay-Z and Beyonce collaborative album. The headline was as follows: The Beyhive’s Hysteria Over News of a Possible Beyonce and Jay Z Album. Thus far, I’ve kept pretty much quiet about my theory that the Beyhive has been unnecessarily feminized. It’s something I [...]
Red State Women's new initiative, "The Female Fact(Her)," relies on a few context-free statistics to try to convince female voters that the GOP is the party for them. Image: Shutterstock The post Texas Republicans Attempt to Reach Women Voters by Appropriating Feminist Successes appeared first on RH Reality Check.
If the election were held today, Colorado voters would approve a "personhood" amendment on the November ballot, say the measure’s opponents, who believe they can still win if their multi-faceted campaign raises enough money. Image: Petition...Show More Summary
To be a Black professional woman in a white-centric corporate space is to be constantly aware of how you fit in—or don’t—and to be constantly battling the preconceptions that your white colleagues have about your character and capabilities...Show More Summary
Can you see the potential in a pile of scrap? RAMP Sports needs your help upcycling a ton of waste material, which could win you new skis or snowboards The post What Could You Do with a Yard Full of Ski & Snowboard Scrap? appeared first on Sustainablog.
This is a guest post by Zach Roberts. As a documentary producer, I watch more than my fair share of environmental protest documentaries — probably about 20 a year. And almost all of them have the same, vague message: we need to do something! Their...Show More Summary
Climate communicators badly want to believe that it's possible to reach the Tea Party. Recent episodes from far-right conservatism cast doubt on that proposition.
Yesterday the House voted 273-156 to train and equip Syrian rebels, a part of President Obama's plan to combat ISIL, and today the Senate is expected to do the same. While it might look on the surface like Congress taking a stand and...Show More Summary