HRC PRESIDENT CHAD GRIFFIN AT TOKYO CONFERENCE -- “KEEPING EMPLOYEES IN THE CLOSET HAS HIGH COSTS FOR BUSINESS”: “At HRC, we conducted a comprehensive survey of American employers and employees. And we found that keeping employees in the closet has high costs for businesses. Show More Summary
For years, Orange County Republicans such as Reps. Ed Royce and Mimi Walters have drawn from a familiar GOP playbook on immigration. Walters campaigned saying that people who enter the U.S. illegally “should not be rewarded,” and she has voted at least three times against protections for immigrants...
HAPPY NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY: Today, the HRC Foundation is celebrating the 29th annual National Coming Out Day (NCOD) with the release of a powerful new video highlighting the inspiring coming out stories of 15 prominent celebrities and activists -- including actress Sara Ramirez, Jay-Z’s mom Gloria Carter and WNBA star Sue Bird. Show More Summary
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards claimed Monday evening, at a conference in D.C., that progressives can’t “take back political power if we don’t also stand up every single day for reproductive healthcare including safe and...Show More Summary
Hoy, la Fundación de la Campaña de Derechos Humanos, el brazo educativo de la organización de derechos civiles de personas lesbianas, gais, bisexuales, transgénero y queer (LGBTQ) más grande de la nación, celebra el 29 aniversario del...Show More Summary
Post submitted by Madeleine Roberts, HRC Communications Assistant Today HRC is celebrating the 29th annual National Coming Out Day (NCOD) with the release of a powerful new video highlighting the inspiring coming out stories of fifteen...Show More Summary
Armed with damning video footage, PETA sent a complaint today requesting that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) investigate Oswald’s Bear Ranch in Newberry for numerous apparent federal Animal... The post Damning Video Shows Cubs Crying Out, Pacing at Oswald’s Bear Ranch appeared first on PETA.
No one needs an ivory trinket, especially when the cost is so high, for the animals and for our planet. Poachers kill as many as 100 elephants a day for their tusks. Photo by Cathy Smith “On animal welfare we will take the tough action necessary to deal with those whose callousness or greed inflicts pain and suffering on innocent creatures. Show More Summary
Feeling exhausted or indifferent after so many crises? You’re not alone.
It casts doubt on suggestions that grass-fed cattle could sequester massive amounts of carbon in the soil.
These helpless elephants are likely destined for zoos in China. The post Elephant Captures Are Done in Secret—Watch This Video and Find Out Why appeared first on PETA.
Sports stars often become society’s role models, exhibiting the discipline, courage and determination to motivate us in our own lives. For these LGBTQ athletes, the ability to inspire goes one step beyond. When they break down stereotypes,...Show More Summary
The work of anti-choice ideologues this week made clear that they'll grab whatever gains they can to roll back our rights. The post Don’t Be Fooled: The Goal of the 20-Week Ban Is to Stop Abortion for Good appeared first on Rewire.
Here's the sicko who thought up the idea of using live animals in military trauma training drills. The post Meet the Villain Who Persuaded the Military To Dismember Animals appeared first on PETA.
Taquisha McKitty (27) of Brampton Ontario was declared brain dead on September 20 after having a cardiac arrest on September 14 related to a drug overdose. Her parents immediately sought a court injunction to prevent the William Osler Health System in Brampton from removing her life-support. On September 28 Ontario Superior Court Justice Lucille Shaw […]
When truck driver Warren Padgette saw the white chicken lying in the middle of a Washington highway, he thought that she was dead—until she blinked at him. So he... The post Cutest Video You’ll See Today: Chicken and Truck Driver Are Best Friends appeared first on PETA.
On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, leaving 3.4 million people without power and with scarce access to potable drinking water and food. Two weeks later, less than 50% of people can access clean water and only 5% have power. Due to the slow response, it is unclear when electricity will be restored, let […]
TRUMP ADMIN VOTES AGAINST UN RESOLUTION CONDEMNING DEATH PENALTY FOR SAME-SEX RELATIONSHIPS -- CLARIFIES POSITION FOLLOWING OUTCRY: The United States voted against a United Nations resolution that included a provision for the first time condemning the death penalty as a punishment for consensual same-sex relationships. Show More Summary
Is there anything more frivolous than trying to sue a social movement or hashtag? You’d be hard-pressed to find it. The post Federal Court Rejects Absurd Attempt to Sue #BlackLivesMatter, the Hashtag appeared first on Rewire.
Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown had a sideline meltdown Sunday after a play in which he was wide open but wasn’t thrown the ball. While Brown later dismissed the tantrum as a result of being “passionate about the game,” Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and coach Mike Tomlin indicated...