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]
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"Disrespect invites disrespect, violence incites violence. And when the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose."
As the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award at last night’s 2017 Golden Globes, Meryl Streep, despite having lost her voice, took her moment to use it to deliver this powerful speech on "Hollywood, foreigners, and the press", ... [Read More]
On Saturday, January 21, 2017, there are women’s marches and rallies planned in all 50 states. To inspire and mobilize in a symbolic action on behalf of the rights of women and girls, BETTY band member Alyson Palmer along with Gloria Steinem and others, have created the new initiative [email protected]
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By Rhonda Stephens - Summer 1974. I’m 9 years old. By 7:30 am, I’m up and out of the house, or if it’s Saturday I’m up and doing exactly what my father, Big Jerry, has told me to do. Might be raking, mowing, digging holes, or washing cars.
Summer 2016. I’m tiptoeing out of the house, on my way to work, in an effort not to wake my children who will undoubtedly sleep until 11 am. They may complete ... [Read More]
In March 2013, we introduced you to then 94-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch, a yoga master, competitive ballroom dancer, and one of the most inspiring women we have ever had the privilege to profile. At age 96, Tao wowed national TV audiences when she competed on Season 12 of America’s Got Talent with and her 26-year-old ... [Read More]
Through her new PSA titled "Boys Will Be Boys", award-winning filmmaker Gloria Morán casts a giant spotlight on the gender roles that are often dictated at home, and the profound impact they can have on boys and girls. The powerful narrative, written with Kimberly Bautista, allows the viewer to listen in on the thoughts ... [Read More]
With the New Year come New Year’s resolutions, and 4-year-old Olor has a few words about the often unrealistic goals we set for ourselves.
In this 2-minute video, Olor, who “loves sharing her thoughts,” explains how big changes don’t happen in an instant and it’s the small changes that make a difference.
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Meet Mirjana Kika Milosevic, an insanely talented professional makeup artist and skin illusionist from Serbia. Her work, which includes bodypainting, facepainting, and special F/X makeup, has earned her viral fame on social media as well as a number of industry awards. Most recently, Mirjana was named winner of ... [Read More]