Karen Piippo

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This football player is stepping up to help break the taboo behind people's periods.

When my sister used the words "free bleeding," I had absolutely no idea what she was talking about.Rachel had started an organization called Kitty …

Women's Health

Before he was an NFL star, his dad asked him a simple question. It changed everything.

'If you reach for the stars, you never know how far you’re going to get.'<br>When Russell Wilson was growing up, his dad would often ask him, "Where are …

Seattle Seahawks

A dad’s hilariously cute doctor visit with his son went viral for all the right reasons.

World, meet Debias. Photo courtesy of Antwon Lee.He's a little guy from Georgia currently making the internet swoon.Debias and his dad, Antwon Lee, …

Parenting

10 photos that blew the competition away at the Siena International Photo Awards.

A 9-year-old just perfectly broke down what living with autism is like for him.

George Yionoulis is pretty much your typical 9-year-old.The fourth-grader from Raleigh, North Carolina, loves "Harry Potter," making art, and eating …

Autism

When he was 13, he shot her in the face. 20 years later, she helped get him his freedom.

Human connection has the power to change lives.<br>27 years ago, Debbie Baigrie was shot in the face during an attempted robbery. Her assailant was a …

Crime

Inconvenient truths about Rose McGowan and that raised fist at the Women's Convention.

For the first time in 40 years, women will gather in Detroit for the Women's Convention. And it's going to be one powerful weekend.Organized by the …

Feminism

5 years ago, an angry man with a gun killed her son. Here's her message to the NRA.

NRA

A rugby player wanted to propose to his boyfriend, so he got the whole team in on it.

A paramedic's angry post about other workers getting a wage bump has a great twist.

The story behind this viral photo shows why mom-shaming needs to stop.

Viral

Watch the adorable moment this guy came out as gay to his 5-year-old brother.

Cute

Michael Bennett did not mince words as he described being detained by cops.

"I'm going to die for no other reason than I am …

This depressing Hogwarts acceptance letter is going viral. You should read it.

What lies beyond the northernmost city on Earth? A beautiful, complicated land.

Incredible pictures of a town at the end of the …

Travel

'Bathroom bills' are harmful and absurd. This Texas woman's pic shows why.

A transgender Texas woman snapped a photo at a rally for Gov. Greg Abbott. The internet is loving it.

Greg Abbott

The Stanleys take in kids who need help. And the kids said thanks with the best surprise.

40 years ago, a gay couple applied for a marriage license. She approved it.

This is what it's like to be on the right side of …

LGBTQ

See these young girls pay homage to inspiring and iconic women from past and present.

Relationships

A famous athlete tattooed 50 names on his body for a sad reason. Showing them got him suspended.

A distracted driving PSA that hits hard: It's more than just not texting behind the wheel.

Distracted Driving

George Takei discusses why there weren't any gay characters in space in the 23rd century.

George Takei

A snooty lady asked this waiter for fancier salt. Watch him drop a hysterical, African truth-bomb.

Recipes

About 50 years ago, they went to prison for marrying each other. Here's their story.

Crime

Remember that pizzeria that was feeding the homeless? See what happened when you shared their story.

A boy asked his mailman for junk mail so he could practice reading. He didn't get his exact request.

Pets

A 14-year-old explains food labeling in language even condescending TV hosts should get.

When a teen activist makes a TV host look this bad, it's tempting to change the channel. But this is too juicy to skip.

Language

He was fed up with his mom, so he tried an experiment. After it ended, he started sobbing.

A 10-panel comic explores a subtle kind of racism many people of color experience.

There's something missing in 'The Hobbit' that a lot of people didn't notice at first.