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SUPERNEWS for Hens: SUPERVALU Going Cage-Free

SUPERVALU is the latest in a string of top grocers who are working with The HSUS to help end the cruel practice of confining hens in cages so tightly that they can’t even spread their wings. Above, chickens at a cage-free facility. Photo...Show More Summary

Excuse me — do you know where my Appalachia is?

Relatively few people seem to understand what, where, or why the region is -- or even how to pronounce it. Surprise: It's all pretty complicated.

Police Detain 27 Students, 2 Teachers from Indian University as Protests Continue

This article is part of Feministing’s continued reporting on the current Indian student movements for the rights of minority students and the right to dissent. You can find a complete report from the initial days of the movement, including context, here, and subsequent reporting on the movement here. Coverage of the JNU students’ release is here. […]

#AM_Equality Tip Sheet: March 25, 2016

NC LAWMAKERS RAM THROUGH DISCRIMINATORY LAW IN SHAMEFUL SPECIAL SESSION: On Wednesday, the North Carolina State Legislature passed one of the most vile, anti-LGBT laws in recent history. The outrageous and disgraceful anti-LGBT billShow More Summary

REVIEW: “Hunting the Hacker”

Welcome to the last episode of this miniseries! Regardless of whether you’ve seen our prior episodes, we’ve learned plenty from doing this project, which we’ll be sure to apply to our next project. But first, let’s finish that final episode... Read more ?

UniverSoul Circus: The Show Goes On For Tired Tigers

Circusgoers didn’t expect to see some “wild animals” outside the UniverSoul Circus. The post UniverSoul Circus: The Show Goes On For Tired Tigers appeared first on PETA.

Entertainment Industry Leaders to Georgia Gov: Veto HB757 or We will Abandon Production in State

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, sent a letter to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal on behalf of dozens of entertainment industry leaders who will abandon production in the state if he signs the anti-LGBT H.B. Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

A new report highlights a quote from a Nixon official acknowledging that the real reason for the war on drugs – which is still devastating communities of color on both sides of the Border today – was to criminalize Black people and hippies.  This series of animated stories are helping to record and revitalize indigenous languages […]

Man called a hero after subduing combative Metro passenger with chokehold

A Metro train passenger who used a chokehold to subdue a combative shirtless man aboard an Expo line car is being lauded as a hero for his swift actions. Adrian Kaczmarek was recorded in a cellphone video stopping the unruly and apparently impaired man, who confronted a bicyclist on the train about...

Late-Term Abortionist LeRoy Carhart Sends 4 Women to Hospital in 4 Months After Botched Abortions

The Maryland Coalition for Life has reported that an ambulance responded to a medical emergency at Germantown Reproductive Health Services on the evening of Sunday, March 20, 2016, and transported an “underage” female patient abortion patient to Shady Grove Hospital. Late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart was responsible for the woman’s abortion. This is the twelfth medical […]

Disney, Marvel Studios Threaten to Abandon Productions in Georgia If Governor Signs Anti-LGBT Bill

Today, HRC praised Disney and Marvel Studios for answering a call to action from HRC President Chad Griffin, who urged Hollywood to abandon future productions in Georgia if Governor Deal signs an anti-LGBT bill, H.B. 757, into law. The...Show More Summary

‘Tigers’ to Protest Opening Night of UniverSoul Circus

Three PETA “tigers” will descend on the opening night of UniverSoul Circus in Los Angeles on Wednesday. PETA—whose motto reads, in part, that “animals are not ours to use... The post ‘Tigers’ to Protest Opening Night of UniverSoul Circus appeared first on PETA.

Sedition-Accused Indian Student Activists Granted Bail

This article is part of Feministing’s continued reporting on the current Indian student movements for the rights of minority students and the right to dissent. You can find a complete report from the initial days of the movement, including context, here, and subsequent reporting on the movement here. Holi, the Hindu holiday that brings in […]

#AM_Equality Tip Sheet: March 22, 2016

MPAA ‘CONFIDENT’ THAT HB 757 WILL NOT BECOME LAW IN GEORGIA: Yesterday, an official of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), Vans Stevenson, said that the group was “confident” that Georgia’s new Indiana-style "license to discriminate" bill, HB 757, would not become law. Show More Summary

‘Pigs’ to Protest Air Force Secretary’s Speech Over Deadly Trauma Training on Animals

Three “pigs”—wrapped in “bloody” bandages and using crutches, a walker, and an IV pole—will lead a group of PETA members in a protest of the military’s inferior, expensive, and... The post ‘Pigs’ to Protest Air Force Secretary’s Speech Over Deadly Trauma Training on Animals appeared first on PETA.

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