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MAKERS Alicia Keys, Serena Williams, and More Promote 'Equality' in New Nike Campaign

"Is this the land history promised?" the newest Nike 'Equality' campaign video directed by Melina Matsoukas begins. Read More »

The White House Will Continue to Protect LGBTQ+ Workers

While there seems to be a stream of tense, often disheartening news breaking worldwide, there are glimmers of hope among the headlines. Read More »

The MAKERS Who Marched for Women

In a weekend that celebrated hope and unity, approximately 673 women's marches were held around the world. Read More »

What "Feminine" Things Would Men Do If They Weren't Judged?

While gender equality is often associated with women fighting for equal rights as men, people often forget that th Read More »

Watch This EXCLUSIVE "Loving" Featurette Highlighting the Supreme Court Case That Paved the Way for Marriage Equality

Fifty-eight years ago, Mildred and Richard Loving married in Washington, D.C., in a ceremony that, in 1958, was illegal because of the Racial Integrity Act of 1924. The act prohibited inter-racial couples from marrying in fear of mixed offspring diluting Virginia's "whiteness." Read More »

How Far We've Come: Voting Over Time

From the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 to the passage of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) in 2002, the United States of America has clearly progressed. Read More »

Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Double Standards, Women's Goals, and More in Marie Claire Interview

Nicki Minaj is "the kind of figure to whom, when she speaks, the world tends to lean in and listen," Janet Mock wrote Read More »

New Law Requires Men's Public Bathrooms to Have Baby Changing Stations

On Friday, President Barack Obama signed the "Babies Act," which requires all public restrooms to be equipped with baby changing stations. Read More »

LGBTQ Activist Edie Windsor Has Officially Remarried at 87

Edith "Edie" Windsor and Thea Spyer had been together for 44 years before finally marrying one another in Canada in 2007. Read More »

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