Eva Chapman sensed that one of her classmates at Spruce Creek Elementary School in Port Orange, Florida, might struggle with hunger at home. So she told her mom that she wanted to start a food drive to help the girl and others in similar situations get enough food to eat, according to ABC News. Her goal? […]
Americans and others around the world have turned increasingly to dietary supplements in order to maintain or preserve their brain health. A recent study found that a quarter of adults over 50 take a supplement for brain-related health. But that same study, done by experts convened by the AARP, suggests that seniors should spend their money […]
High-school graduate’s speech goes viral after he calls out his school’s alleged sexual assault, bullying, and neglect.
“And to you, underclassmen, who have to endure all the things the school throws at you for two or three more years. A school where the administration closes their eyes to everything that happens at the school. Their school. The sexual assault, the bullying, the depression, the outcasts. They do nothing to fix it.” High […]
For nearly a century, a massive mural by painter Victor Arnautoff titled “The Life of Washington” has lined the hallways of San Francisco’s George Washington High School. It may not be there much longer. The mural “glorifies slavery, genocide, colonization, manifest destiny, white supremacy [and] oppression.” So said Washington High School’s Reflection and Action Group, […]
Since 1972, social scientists have studied the General Social Survey to chart the complexities of social change in the United States. The survey, which is conducted every couple years, asks respondents their attitudes on topics ranging from race relations to drug use. In 2008, the survey started including a question on sexual identity. As sociologists who […]
In the Supreme Court, women are getting more opportunities than ever before and some of those opportunities are coming from where you’d least expect it. When Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed, he said that he’d hire all female law clerks. And now that he’s officially sworn in – plot twist – he actually did it. There are […]
As Southern states continue their unconstitutional attacks on women, Nevada and Illinois just made big moves to expand abortion rights.
Nevada and Illinois are among the states either supporting measures or already passing laws to ensure that abortion remains a fundamental right for its citizens. This, as states like Alabama and Georgia pass laws severely restricting women’s access to legal termination of pregnancy. “What’s happening across the country should serve as a reminder to women […]
Much like smoking cigarettes indoors, lawn darts, and asbestos before it, the circus seems to be making its way to the dustbin of history. Circuses are notorious for mistreating their animals, so 26 countries have got with the times by either introducing or implementing bans on them. Circus Roncalli, a German circus founded in 1976, began slowly phasing performing […]
England really let Trump know that he wasn’t welcome there on his most recent trip to the United Kingdom. There’s nothing like some good old fashioned, petty-as-hell jokes at the expense of a world leader who much of the world hates. While the Trump baby balloon did make a comeback and penises with Trump’s name written on […]
The Royal family (with the notable exception of Meghan Markle) will meet with President Donald Trump and Melania when the Trumps visit England on June 3rd. Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Duchess Camila, Prince William, Kate Middleton, and even Markle’s husband Prince Harry are all scheduled to shake hands with the sitting U.S. President. But oddly […]