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A 4-Year Old Girl And Her Bulldog

March 24, 2014 by

Harper, 4, and her family’s English Bulldog Lola, are best friends and spend every day together. Her mother, photographer Rebecca Leimbach, inspired by their unique bond, has been photographing the duo since the early days of Harper’s life. In an interview with Today, Rebecca explained that she and her husband had wanted to give little Harper a sibling, but after numerous rounds of IVF, they were unable ... [Read More]

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Wadjda: The Beautiful, Groundbreaking Movie About A Girl And A Bike That You MUST SEE

March 21, 2014 by

Directed by Haifaa Al Mansour, the first female filmmaker in Saudi Arabia, WADJDA is the first full-length feature ever filmed entirely in the Kingdom. A beautiful story of hope and perseverance, it centers on a sweet, but spirited 10-year-old girl who pushes the boundaries of what her conservative Islamic culture, her traditional ... [Read More]

Homophobe + Gay Stranger + A Hug = Some Very Awkward Moments

Homophobe + Gay Stranger + A Hug = Some Very Awkward Moments

March 21, 2014 by

Taking a cue from the recent viral First Kiss video that took over the web last week, the Gay Women Channel gives us First Gay Hug, A Homophobic Experiment. Pairing homophobes with gay strangers for an embrace creates some very awkward moments to say the least. Although developed as a parody of the First Kiss video and cast with some actors, ... [Read More]

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She’s Warming The Tiny Heads And Hearts Of Preemies

March 20, 2014 by

Six years ago, when Suzy Luff was just 14, she received a knitting loom as a Christmas gift from her mom. This simple, $10 plastic ring with pegs quickly turned into the gift that keeps on giving. After browsing through her younger brother's baby stuff, Suzy came across the little hat he'd worn. It was "flimsy and insubstantial." The budding knitter figured she could do ... [Read More]

Young Actors With Down Syndrome Give An Expecting Mom A Beautiful Message Of Hope

Young Actors With Down Syndrome Give An Expecting Mom A Beautiful Message Of Hope

March 20, 2014 by

Tomorrow marks the 9th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), a day to raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have the condition, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities. WDSD 2014 has released this tissues required video aimed at an expecting mom who has ... [Read More]

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The Bra That Can Save Your Life And Someone Else’s… Supposedly

March 19, 2014 by

Like Clark Kent transforming into Superman when danger strikes, this conventional bra claims to be a presto chango life saver in a number of emergency situations. Aptly called the Emergency Bra, the cups that normally support our breasts separate to become two face masks that are said to “decrease the inhalation of harmful airborne particles.” Seriously? Supposedly. ... [Read More]

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Artist Shows Iconic Cartoon Couples In Graphic Domestic Violence Scenes

March 19, 2014 by

Earlier this month, aleXsandro Palombo, an Italian artist, activist, and illustrator, unveiled "What Kind Of Man Are You? – NO Violence Against Women", a jarring series of illustrations featuring seven of THE MOST iconic cartoon couples in graphic domestic violence scenes. The nothing-is-as-it-seems series is his visual attempt to raise awareness of the physical abuse ... [Read More]

NO MORE: A Campaign To End Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

NO MORE: A Campaign To End Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

March 19, 2014 by

NO MORE is a movement that brings together all people who want to end domestic violence and sexual assault. To coincide with the one-year anniversary of the campaign, this week has been designated as #NOMOREweek. One of the first actions of #NOMOREweek ... [Read More]