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Read Apple CEO Tim Cook's Email To Employees About Charlottesville

Cook said he disagrees with the president's "moral equivalence" between white supremacists and anti-racist protesters and pledged $2 million in donations to fight hate.<p>On Wednesday evening Apple CEO Tim Cook sent an email to all global employees condemning racism and bigotry as well as President …

After the Women's March: six mass US demonstrations to join this spring

Organizers across the US are riding the momentum of the post-inauguration march to mobilize in solidarity with scientists, immigrants, LGBT people and more<p>Hope your feet aren’t sore yet, because come spring, there are major nationwide marches planned for nearly every weekend.<p>After the success of …

Women's March on Washington

Most American Christians Believe They’re Victims of Discrimination

They say religious discrimination against Christians is as big a problem as discrimination against other groups.<p>Many, many Christians believe they are subject to religious discrimination in the United States. A new report from the Public Religion Research Institute and Brookings offers evidence: …

Religion

Clay Aiken makes a chilling point about how Florida fails LGBTQ people

After a shooting at the gay nightclub Pulse killed 49 people in Orlando early Sunday morning, the state of Florida is in mourning — Gov. Rick Scott <b>condemned the deaths</b> as an "attack on all of us." Florida declared a state of emergency.<p>But while there are likely to be plenty of public statements on …

LGBTQI

Pocket money: Boys get 13% more than girls, survey finds

<b>Boys received 13% more weekly pocket money than girls in the past year, a survey suggests.</b><p>Halifax's annual pocket money survey, which involved more than 1,200 children and 575 parents, found on average children got £6.55 - the highest level since the credit crisis began in 2007.<p>But while parents …

“The Boxcar Children” and the Spirit of Capitalism

The second time that Gertrude Chandler Warner published “The Boxcar Children,” a tale of four orphaned adventurers named Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny, the year was 1942, and the book was so successful that it erased Warner’s first version, published by Rand McNally in 1924 (with a hyphen in its …

Pioneering Pictures of Domestic Violence

One of the most difficult aspects of policing domestic violence—and reporting on it—is that it is almost always hidden from view. Allegations of …

Domestic Violence

What 90,000 indigenous people have to say about climate change

A new study attempts to inject some anecdotal heft into the science of climate change by collecting observations from more than 90,000 people that …

Climate Change

John Kasich Says People Are 'Probably' Born Gay

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said Friday that people are “probably” born gay, when he was asked about it repeatedly by a voter at a …

Government

Everything You Need To Know About The Wave Of 100+ Anti-LGBT Bills Pending In States

Nine states are afraid to let transgender people go to the bathroom.<p>WASHINGTON ― It’s been almost a year since the Supreme Court’s historic ruling in favor of same-sex marriage. And in that time, there’s been an ugly backlash.<p>A new law in Mississippi lets any person or business deny services to …

Is Trump scaring the kids? How teachers handle election rhetoric.

Students of all ethnicities are feeling the sting of 2016 election rhetoric, a new Southern Poverty Law Center report suggests. What can teachers …

Education

Florida school bus driver charged with sex assault

WINTER HAVEN, Florida (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a school bus driver has been arrested and charged for sexually assaulting four special needs students.<p>The Polk County Sheriff's Office initially charged Carlos Ojeda, 72, of Haines City, with eight counts of capital sexual battery involving …

Crime

Sex, Power, and The Dirty History of Underwear

The largest-ever museum exhibition of underwear shows how and why we dress our nether regions to express ourselves, and impress and seduce …

John Kasich’s casual victim blaming “advice”: If you don’t want to be raped, “don’t go to parties where there’s a lot of alcohol”

It doesn’t matter how earnest Kasich comes off, the message remains problematic<p>While John Kasich's daughters were off in Arizona with their mother on a college tour, the Ohio Governor was in New York continuing what can only be described at this point as a desperate campaign to join the Republican …

How young Africans found a voice on Twitter | Siyanda Mohutsiwa

Kasich: Don't Go To Boozy Parties If You're Worried About Sexual Assault

Asked about the risk of campus sexual assault during a Friday campaign event, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) advised a female student not to “go to …

Government

Our campaign to ban plastic bags in Bali | Melati and Isabel Wijsen

What do you think when you look at me? | Dalia Mogahed

Why your doctor should care about social justice | Mary Bassett

Why we need gender-neutral bathrooms | Ivan Coyote

Teach girls bravery, not perfection | Reshma Saujani

TED Talks

Telegraph logo

Politicians talk a lot about opportunity and social mobility. Who could argue with that?<p>If we want a real meritocracy, we know we have a long way to go. Britain has some of the lowest social mobility in the developed world. Over half of our top doctors, FTSE-100 chief execs, senior journalists and …

Education

A conservative's plea: Let's work together | Arthur Brooks

A prosecutor's vision for a better justice system | Adam Foss

YouTube

Kim Kardashian's nude selfies might break the internet, but are they empowering?

Are nude selfies a la Kim Kardashian as "empowering" as the reality star claims? Maybe, but that doesn't mean anyone is paying attention.<p>Naked, in …

Feminism

From Siri to sexbots: Female AI reinforces a toxic desire for passive, agreeable and easily dominated women

From telephone operators to the ScarJo robot, tech’s female voice has little to do with empowerment [UPDATED]<p>A recent article titled “Why is AI Female?” made the connection that gendered labor, in service professions in particular, is fueling our expectations for gendered AI assistants and service …

Artist Paints Full Figure on Heidi Klum: 'I Started Fattening Up Women in Magazines' to 'Question Perceptions of Beauty'

Artist Nur Gürel – who has focused her work on manipulating existing images – was looking for inspiration for her next art project, and discovered it …

'Outlander' Star Sam Heughan on the Aftermath of His Character's Rape

And what it's like playing TV's most surprising feminist.<p>Ask your average <i>Outlander</i> fan what defines the show, and chances are they'll point to its steamy Scottish sex scenes. But the Starz drama is so much more than bodice ripping—something that becomes particularly clear during season two.<p>At its …

TV Series

Jennifer Lawrence on Feminism: ‘I Don’t Know Why That Word Is So Scary to People’

Jennifer Lawrence isn’t one to hold back opinions, and following her much-discussed essay on the gender wage gap, it should come as no surprise that …

Feminism

This Feminist Artist Paints Indian Women As Badass Pinup Models

“I hope that when people see my work, that they gain an understanding of the ever-complex immigrant identity," Nimisha Bhanot explains.<p>Google “pinup girl” and you can scroll through pages of nearly identical images. Heeled feet, stocking-clad legs, and lily-white models are all staples of this …