At its annual awards show – one of the final indicators of which way the winds of Oscar buzz may be blowing before the Academy Awards – the Writers Guild of America honored “Moonlight,” the poetic story of a gay black youth’s coming of age in Miami, and the cerebral sci-fi film “Arrival.” "Moonlight"...
As you may have noticed, the streets of NYC have come alive with the sounds of "Fuck Donald Trump." If there is any hope to be found amid the daily outrage of life in Trump's America, it is here, in the flourishing protest movements that have sprouted in every corner of the country. [ more › ]
‘Never again’: George Takei recalls his youth in a barbed wire Japanese-American internment camp, and draws parallels to Trump’s recent travel ban.
The Communist Party's is responding with a sweeping ideological crackdown on its universities.
Permission for bullying has been given by example at the highest levels of our government, and that attitude trickles down to America's youth.
"Carla Chehadeh, 17, remembers a teacher at her school who was shot and killed in an attack and Christine Chehadeh, 12, recalls huddling in a hallway during a large bomb blast. While they lived in Damascus, the sisters took cello and violin lessons, in part because their parents always regretted never learning themselves."
Because being inclusive should also be a badge of honor: Boy Scouts of America to officially accept transgender youth - The Progressive Pulse https://t.co/j5qa9ewTRm #ncga #ncpol #HB2 #LGBT — NC Policy Watch (@NCPolicyWatch) January 31, 2017 Let's see if Trumplethinskin can keep himself from Twitter-attacking the Boy Scouts over this...
The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that, effective immediately, it will accept and register transgender youth into its organization.
In the late 2000s, Michael Glatze–a former advocate for gay rights and co-founder of Young Gay America, a magazine for LGBT youth–announced that he had embraced Christianity and was no longer gay. He also denounced homosexuality as evil. Justin Kelly’s I Am Michael–adapted from a 2011 New York Times Magazine article by Benoit Denizet-Lewis–tells some…
Following the massive turnout at cities across America and the world-over for last weekend's Women's March, Trevor Noah took some time between Daily Show scenes to reflect on the heroines he saw in his youth in South Africa. "I grew up in a world that was very matriarchal," Noah told ... More »
Matthew Heimbach, who at various points in his career has been called “the little Führer” and “the affable, youthful face of hate in America,” was wearing a pair of blue pajama pants decorated with Angry Birds as he nursed a cup of tepid coffee. Show More Summary
The organization has taken a digital-first approach to providing America's youth with sex education that's not available in schools.
Hostelling International Guide to Americas, Africa, Asia and the Pacific 2002 International Youth Hostel Federation 2001 Submitter: This is basically just a hostel directory, but it’s horribly out of date. The website on the cover (which is also plastered on about every page) does not exist anymore. We are a public library and the […]
Last night we noted that anti-Trump protesters had their first confrontation with police as American's violent, disaffected youth threw eggs at guests and set fires outside of Trump International Hotel as people attempted to make their...Show More Summary
All of the nation's youth — especially LGBT students — are at risk with Besty DeVos as Education secretary, writes Randi Weingarten of the American Federation of Teachers.
One New Year's Resolution Worth Keeping: Empower America's Youth - Our Future Workforce Partnerships Supporting Youth are Critical for Advancing Workplace Readiness by Alexis Glick ### This week at New York's Javits Convention Center,...Show More Summary
The Juliana v. U.S. decision will challenge the fossil-fuel policy of the United States; namely, that all citizens have a right to a stable climate environment. The post Earth on the Docket: Why Obama Can’t Ignore This Climate Lawsuit by America’s Youth appeared first on The Good Men Project.
At a time when humanity must reverse course before plunging over a climate cliff, the American public has elected a president who seems to have both feet on the fossil fuel accelerator. If there is a mechanism to force the Trump administration to put the brakes on dirty energy policy, a lawsuit...
The Boy Scouts of America is not a progressive group, and implementing change is tough. The massive youth organization, based in Irving, Texas, is a highly decentralized mass of thousands … Click to Continue »
TRANSITION 2017 // Secretary of State-nominee Rex Tillerson is getting criticism from social conservatives because he helped convince the Boy Scouts of America to admit gay youths while serving as the organization’s president from 2010 to 2012. Show More Summary