Did the ACLU discover that 28 members of Congress were criminals? Not exactly.

The future is now! And it’s kind of scary. Amazon’s come a long way from being the little online bookstore that could. Now, in addition to delivering your packages, running your smart home features, and telling you what to wear, it may also soon be helping the government track every move you make. A few Read more about Did the ACLU discover that 28 members of Congress were criminals? Not exactly.[…]

This service dog and veteran are raising awareness for PTSD in inspiring ways.

Lon Hodge has a lot in common with his dog, Gander. They’re both from Colorado. They share the same birthday. But it’s how they differ that makes their relationship special. Hodge is a veteran living with injuries that he sustained in the line of duty and a severe case of PTSD. Gander is a service Read more about This service dog and veteran are raising awareness for PTSD in inspiring ways.[…]

A Kansas City radio station found a delicious way to throw shade on Mike Pence.

Mike Pence said he plans to be in Kansas City, Missouri, on July 11 to boast about the GOP’s tax law that largely benefits the 1%. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Not so coincidentally, a “sausage fest” was planned to take place in Kansas City the same day — right across the street. Photo by Read more about A Kansas City radio station found a delicious way to throw shade on Mike Pence.[…]

Unlearning toxic masculinity can be difficult. Here are a few role models who can help.

We yap about poisonous masculinity. It appears like individuals are beginning to puzzle the significance of the term. ” Oh, so you’re stating that masculinity is TOXIC,” they state. “ That’s SEXIST versus MEN ,” they state. To them I state: Stop being willfully obtuse. If I stated, “Whoa, that’s a wild meadow pet,” would Read more about Unlearning toxic masculinity can be difficult. Here are a few role models who can help.[…]

A male feminist just torched a bunch of sexist trolls in the most delicious way.

Demonstrators attend an International Women’s Day 2018 rally in London, England. Photo by Chris J. Ratcliffe/Getty Images. Globally, women are demanding their voices be heard. International Women’s Day is March 8 annually, and it marks pretty much the only time all year when we officially celebrate all the “social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of Read more about A male feminist just torched a bunch of sexist trolls in the most delicious way.[…]

This type of family isn’t often recognized in film. ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ made it happen.

“A Wrinkle in Time” was released in theaters on March 9, and it’s continuing the movement toward diversifying representation in film.         Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Disney. As the first African-American woman to helm a big budget blockbuster, DuVernay took an opportunity to try a film genre that was new Read more about This type of family isn’t often recognized in film. ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ made it happen.[…]

After a puppy died, this Republican senator took action. He should apply that to kids.

When tragedy struck, Sen. John Kennedy (R-Louisiana) jumped into action. On Monday, March 12, a 10-month-old French bulldog puppy named Kokito died aboard a United flight from Houston to New York after his owner was ordered to put him in the overhead bin for the trip’s duration. It was a horrible and heartbreaking story, and Read more about After a puppy died, this Republican senator took action. He should apply that to kids.[…]

Monica Lewinsky bravely shares her evolving views on consent in the workplace.

In some ways, Monica Lewinsky will always be defined by her moment in history as the White House intern who had an affair with the president that nearly cost him his job. However, Lewinksy has made bold strides in breaking out of that singular narrative in recent years, speaking out against bullying and, in certain Read more about Monica Lewinsky bravely shares her evolving views on consent in the workplace.[…]

Here are a few common questions about Asians you should never, ever ask.

In an era of second- and even third-generation immigrant families in the U.S., it keeps surprising me how some people are still stuck in the Middle Ages. If you’re ethnically Asian but were born in Europe or North America and have never lived in Asia, you’ll know what I’m talking about. From uneducated remarks to Read more about Here are a few common questions about Asians you should never, ever ask.[…]

A pediatrician’s viral post will bring you to tears and inspire you to be a better person.

Pediatrician Alastair McAlpine offered a few of his terminal clients a project. Exactly what they informed him can influence all of us. ” Kids can be so smart, y’ understand,” the Cape Town medical professional and ultra-marathon lover published to his Twitter account. He asked the young clients, brief on time, about the important things Read more about A pediatrician’s viral post will bring you to tears and inspire you to be a better person.[…]