Feminists have debated how to battle the countless stereotypes perpetuated about the movement for decades.
Every year, roughly 6,000 babies are born with Down syndrome in the U.S., or 1 in 691 babies. Down syndrome affects a person's development and certain physical characteristics, but as one father's Instagram project is showing, that doesn't mean it will hold anyone back from becoming the person they want to be.
As the feminism movement in the U.S. continues to build momentum, there's been the inevitable backlash from certain men's groups, so-called men's rights movement activists and even some self-described "meninists." It might seem like a trivial claim, but one new video from the PR firm called Take It From Us has captured the dire situation of men in the U.S.
Kalief Browder was 16 years old in 2010 when he was arrested for an alleged robbery and sent to Rikers Island in New York City to await trial.
As long as there are press junkets and red carpet interviews, there will always be women getting questions about their appearances while men answer more substantive queries.
Lauren Mayberry of the British pop band Chvrches took to Instagram on Wednesday with an important message for her fans — and for the subhuman trolls who lob sexual threats at her every day. "My band is lucky enough to have some of the most awesome, supportive and respectful fans in the world and we are so excited to be in the studio making an album to share with them.
Pain is universal. Everyone feels it at some point. But somewhere in the course of history, the world decided that people of color feel less pain than white people.
Finally some good news about police. A photo uploaded to Facebook on Tuesday has gone viral for all the right reasons.
When the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony rolls around, the Hall puts a decent amount of effort into choosing the inductors.
It's promposal season — the time of year when high schoolers ask the guy or gal of their teenage dreams to dance awkwardly with them for four hours.
Today in not surprising news: Adam Sandler movies aren't sensitive to other cultures. A dozen Native American actors walked off the set of Sandler's new movie The Ridiculous Six on Wednesday.
On Feb. 10, 2013, 31-year-old sheriff's deputy Cory Cooper pulled over a 19-year-old woman and her boyfriend in Omaha, Nebraska.
At a Take Back the Night event Nov. 4, 1978, at San Francisco's Galileo High School, the handful of men in the audience were rallied to action by the most unlikely of cheers.
More than 20 years after her death, Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the larger than life Tejano singer, will take the stage once again.
One hundred and sixty-six days after President Barack Obama nominated her to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, Loretta Lynch on Thursday was finally confirmed as the nation's next top prosecutor.
If you could swap the eyes you were born with for 3-D printed upgrades, would you? What if they had 15/20 vision, photo filters and the ability to record what you see?
Last spring, Seattle was the first major American city to approve a $15 minimum wage. The law, which will be phased in incrementally over the course of several years, has caused a great deal of pushback from the local business lobby.
Pit bulls are perhaps the most misunderstood dog in America, and one pit bull and her owner are on a mission to change that.
Millennials have been criticized for excessively recording every detail of their life — from what they're eating for breakfast to what socks they're wearing today — and some have even suggested the attachment to technology has interfered with their emotional development.
The stigma that surrounds fat in the U.S. is as American as the apple pie we're all too ashamed to enjoy. We spend $60.5 billion annually on diets promising to get rid of it.