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Watch Caitlyn Jenner's Powerful, Heartfelt ESPYs Speech on Transgender Rights

"Trans people deserve something vital. They deserve your respect."<p>Following a powerful video about her life and transition and a stirring introduction by Abby Wambach, Caitlyn Jenner took the stage at the 2015 ESPYs to accept the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.<p>"It is so wonderful to be here tonight," …

Jobless rate on the rise but brighter outlook remains

Canada's labour market ended last year with a whimper, though 2014 could herald better times for job seekers.<p>The country shed a surprising 45,900 positions in December while the jobless rate climbed three notches to 7.2 per cent, leaving it similar to year-earlier levels.<p>One month doesn't make a …

Peta's latest SeaWorld abuse claims allege animal welfare violations

A marine mammal expert says veterinarian’s distant observations of mistreatment of whales and sea lions may lead to ‘premature conclusions’<p>The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have launched a renewed attack against SeaWorld with claims by the organization’s veterinarian Dr Heather Rally …

Criminal Animal Abuse Exposed at Major Pig Factory Farm

Only a few years after Mercy For Animals uncovered sickening cruelty to animals at Christensen Farms in Minnesota—one of the largest pork producers …

Hi everyone! Time for another quick cruelty-free brands update!

Hi everyone! Time for another quick cruelty-free brands update!<p>I’m excited about so many of the brands I’ve added recently! I’ve heard great things …

The World's Largest Youth Animal Rights Organization

News<p>This inspiring story shows how a small suggestion can make vegan food accessible to so many more people!

Vegan

The New Equality Act: Every Great Company Should Step Up Now and Support this Legislation

A recent LGBT victory in the US Supreme Court brought marriage equality to every state in our nation. But it still comes as news to many Americans that if you are gay, you can still be fired in many jurisdictions in this country. Gaining such protection has eluded the LGBT community for decades. …

Take the Weekly Poll: On the right to equal treatment vs. religious rights

In an action she believed was constitutionally protected, a Kentucky county clerk refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, saying her deeply held Christian beliefs prevented her from doing so. A federal judge disagreed, and on Thursday ordered Kim Davis to comply with the U.S. …

The Equality Act Would Provide Comprehensive LGBT Civil Rights. It's About Time.

When we heard the news that the United States Supreme Court had ruled 5-4 to strike down bans on same-sex marriage, we were thrilled. Reform Judaism, led by the Reform Rabbinate of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, has long advocated for the rights of our gay and lesbian brothers and …

This Is What Equality Looks Like: The Story Of One Family's Big, Gay, Catholic-Jewish Wedding

Last weekend in Philadelphia, Ingrid Elizabeth Eyen and Tylan “Ty” Greenstein -- wearing a wedding gown and a suit and bow tie, respectively -- stood …

LGBTQI

7 Things We Know About Getting Men Involved in Gender Equality

Even though we're seeing the first serious contender for a female head of state in the United States, and high box office sales from a romantic comedy with a complex female protagonist, we're still quite a ways - at least 80 years at the current rate of change - from seeing true gender …

Can gender equality reduce suicides in India?

New Delhi: Offering more reasons for men to share power with women, psychiatrists have said that gender equality can prevent many men from taking …

Mental Health

It shouldn't be difficult for men to speak out about gender equality

Tom Worthington and Greg Ormrod, the biggest winners at the D&AD New Blood awards, talk about their campaign for equal pay and what inspired them<p>At this year’s prestigious D&AD New Blood awards, there was one team that walked away with more awards than anyone else.<p>Tom Worthington and Greg Ormrod …

It Will Be 2035 Before We Have Full Gender Equality In Parliament

We crunched the numbers, and at the rate they’re going the Coalition won’t have gender equality until 2055.<p>At the 2013 election, 38% of Labor MPs elected were women, while that figure is only 20% for the Coalition.<p>The issue of gender inequality has been making headlines lately, with Liberal MP …

Liberal Party

How One of the Most Powerful Women On Wall Street Is Actually Changing Gender Equality

With the launch of a female-focused index fund and accompanying women's network, businesswoman Sallie Krawcheck refuses to be all talk.<p>There's no denying that advocacy for women's rights and gender equality is at an all-time high. But when do words lead to action? This is the question that inspired …

A gender-equality club, run by men

By Jena McGregor<p>Jena McGregor<p>Reporter covering leadership issues in the headlines<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Last year, students at Wharton, the University of Pennsylvania's graduate business school, started a campus club focused on gender equality. They called it the 22s, after the percentage gap that …

Gender Equality

Emma Watson HeForShe Campaign Calls For Gender Equality In Fashion

Emma Watson's HeForShe campaign just inspired us all again with this amazing new video for Vogue.<p>Broaching the important conversation about gender …

Emma Watson

Watch Emma Watson Take on the Fashion Industry in the Fight for Gender Equality

There’s something intensely elegant about Emma Watson, but while her ability to make any dress shine on the red carpet is every designer’s dream, …

Anna Calvi speaks out on gender equality in music: “the patriarchy is everywhere”

Londoner lets loose on gender-based interview questions and body expectations<p>Anna Calvi has hit out at gender bias in music, saying “You’re so …

Patriarchal

Indiana Wants to Turn LGBT Couples who Try to Marry into Felons

The Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act, but that doesn’t stop states from performing discriminatory actions against LGBT couples …

A Terrible Time to Be Gay in Russia

Most of St. Petersburg seems to have taken off for the dacha, but Monday afternoon found Manny de Guerre and Gulya Sultanova ensconced in their tiny office by the train station, rainbow-colored blinds drawn against the fabulously sunny day outside. The two women had plenty to do: on Friday, …

The Man Behind NOM’s New War on Transgender Students

Exactly one year ago, Frank Schubert was on top of the world. California’s gay marriage-banning Proposition 8, which he had helped push through, was …