Former long-time host of "The Tonight Show" Jay Leno saluted his wife, Mavis, for her work on behalf of women's rights around the world when he was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor this weekend.
In Tennessee, North Dakota, and Colorado - three states deciding ballot measures aimed at restricting birth control access and outlawing abortion in the upcoming election - student activists are mobilizing.
Ferguson October is our generation's Freedom Summer, and the symbols and character of this movement are uniquely and distinctly ours to claim.
Legendary human rights leader Dolores Huerta will be in Denver, Colorado next Friday to take a stand against proposed Amendment 67, a personhood initiative on their ballot this Fall.
The designated day was created to raise awareness that gender inequality is still alive and well, and is worse in developing countries.
Georgetown University has formally apologized to students and alumni following a university police response to an off-campus H*yas for Choice protest last week that sparked outrage.
Local religious leaders have come together to denounce ballot measures in Tennessee and Colorado that, if passed, would jeopardize access to abortion in those states.
“The idea behind Pass the Peace is simple. It’s a promise. I’m sharing my love for you. I want to take care of you. I am here for you.”
As part of the "It's On Us" campaign to end campus sexual assault by changing campus culture, the White House has released guidance to assist with enforcement of institutional Title IX policies.
Over 200 Georgetown Alumni want the University to do better by H*yas for Choice.
An estimated 400,000 people took to the streets of Manhattan over the weekend to demand world leaders take action on climate change.
New White House Campaign Seeks to Engage Men and Empower Campus Activists in Fight to End Sexual Assault
President Barack Obama today announced It's On Us, a multi-platform media campaign and action plan targeted at ending campus sexual assault.
I'm really glad the NFL screwed this up, because the impact of this moment really could change that intangible, unwieldy beast called "culture" for the better.
Nearly every speaker, in some way, called for the crowd to heed the message on the rally's banner: "Remember in November."
Senator Claire McCaskill led an oversight hearing Tuesday in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee highlighting growing concerns about the militarization of state and local law enforcement agencies.
Fifteen girls participated in the race to raise awareness about violence against women. Many others, including government and education leaders in the province, escorted them to the finish line.
Scores of people were arrested just hours into the nationwide strike for raising the minimum wage known as the "Fight for $15."
Three new organizers will join Edwith on the ground across the country, and one travelling do-it-all media maven is on board to help them tweet about it.
Unlike actions in months past, the September 4th action is the first to involve home care aides, a workforce made up of more than 2 million people. This is also the first time the labor union-led movement will engage in mass arrests and sit-ins.
If there is any good that can come from such heart-wringing pain as what has happened in Ferguson, it's this: the people are paying attention. Let's make sure we're all taking action, too.