The Death Of Tilikum At SeaWorld And Our Own Moral Decay

January 9, 2017 by

By Lori Day - How unbearable. Tilikum of Blackfish fame has died at SeaWorld, and I am angry—again—and I am raging on social media—again. So, too, are many others. The collective outpouring of grief on behalf of a killer whale may strike some as questionable. People wonder: Why do we react with fury and indignation at the suffering of animals when human beings ... [Read More]

If There’s Something Lewd On Your Subway Commute, Who You Gonna Call? Perv Busters!

November 28, 2016 by

Back in June, we introduced you to the Perv Busters, a newly formed, all-female crime-prevention division of the Guardian Angels, the legendary New York City based volunteer group of unarmed safety patrollers founded by Curtis Sliwa in 1979. This small but mighty force of badass women have one critical mission: ... [Read More]

Brave 9-Year-Old Delivers Gut-Wrenching Testimony On Race To Charlotte City Council

September 28, 2016 by

click image to play video "We are black people and we shouldn't have to feel like this.” - Zianna Oliphant, age 9 As reported by ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, "Zianna Oliphant, a young girl from Charlotte, NC, gave emotional testimony to the Charlotte City Council ... [Read More]

Meet The 12 Women Awarded MacArthur Genius Grants

September 22, 2016 by

Today, 23 winners for the MacArthur Genius Awards were announced. Every year the MacArthur Foundation awards a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant to extraordinary individuals who are breaking new ground in their field. “While our communities, our nation, and our world face both historic and emerging challenges, ... [Read More]

Venus And Serena Williams Slip Broadcaster’s Mind, But Andy Murray Sets Him And Olympic Tennis Record Straight

August 15, 2016 by

And the gold medal for "Selective Memory" when it comes to women’s achievements in Olympic history goes to John Inverdale. The pro, who gets paid to know the facts about the sports he's covering, gave a fact-lacking performance ... [Read More]

Holy Hera! 4 Different Wonder Woman Forever Stamps To Be Issued This October

July 26, 2016 by

Snail mail is about to get super powered! In the latest round of exciting Wonder Woman news to come out of San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, the U.S. Postal Service, in partnership with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, previewed four Forever stamps that commemorate the 75th anniversary of one of the ... [Read More]

Kendra Harrison Turns Agony Of U.S. Olympic Trials Defeat Into Fuel, Sets New World Record

July 25, 2016 by

“I was coming out here with a vengeance. I wanted to show these girls that I still had it in me. Yes, they beat me. But I knew I still had a lot left in the tank so I wanted to come out here and prove it.” And prove it, she most certainly did. On Friday, 23-year-old sprint hurdler Kendra Harrison broke a 28-year-old world record ... [Read More]

“Let’s Fix The Future”: 10-Year-Old Launches Public Participation Kindness Initiative

July 21, 2016 by

On Monday, Fox40 News, a local Sacramento affiliate, ran a story on Leah Nelson, a 10-year-old girl from West Sacramento, who has embarked on a mission to “fix the future” with a public participation, pay it forward-style initiative she dreamed up in her bedroom called “Becuz I Care”. Designed to make the world a better ... [Read More]