activism

Angela Davis’ advice on dealing with election aftermath gives us a little hope

She didn’t exactly say the words “everything will be alright,” but after reading her words of wisdom we suddenly feel a glimpse of hope.

Bené Viera | November 23, 2016 - 9:43 am

Trump Supporters Really Love These Motivational Posters With Voldemort Quotes

The ways Trump supporters can be so easily riled up and manipulated still occasionally elicits a laugh, particularly recently when they were duped into buying motivational posters with Voldemort quotes.

Bronwyn Isaac | June 3, 2016 - 2:05 pm

Afeni Shakur, Activist And Mother of Tupac, Dies at 69

2016 has been a brutal, sad year thus far. Activist, poet and mother to Tupac, Afeni Shakur,  passed away on Monday evening. She is said to have suffered a cardiac arrest and…

Liz Magee | May 3, 2016 - 11:10 am

This Looks Rad: A Documentary About Ovarian Psycos, the All-Women Bike Crew

If you’ve ever co-opted their gang sign, you’ll want to read this

Danielle Henderson | March 18, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Acid Attack Survivor Is The Face Of A Popular Indian Fashion Brand

When she was asked to model for Viva N Diva, Saa immediately saw this as a way to empower and bring visibility to other women who’ve endured acid attacks or…

Bronwyn Isaac | January 14, 2016 - 3:30 pm

7 Girls Kicked Off High School Basketball Team For Complaining About Handsy Coach

You’d think the school might want to investigate, but no.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 19, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Watch The Video For “Refugees In,” Pussy Riot’s Haunting New Anthem And Call To Arms

No strangers to political controversy, Pussy Riot continues to use their musical platform for relevant and often brutally honest discourse, this time honing in on Europe’s stringent migration policies.

Bronwyn Isaac | November 18, 2015 - 6:00 pm

The Effective Social Justice Workings Of Black Twitter Is Neither New Nor Accidental

There is this strange misconception that Black folks tend to just stumble into movements, when the truth is that every movement we’ve been a part of, we’ve had a hand

Carol H. Hood | October 1, 2015 - 11:00 am

Why Is Ryan Gosling Such A Hardcore Chicken Activist?

Regular readers of The Frisky are well aware of two indisputable facts about yours truly: I am a diehard Ryan Gosling fangirl, and I am terrified of birds. When Robyn…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 22, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Black Lives Matter Supporters Pose As Forever 21 Employees, Take Over Store Window

This is so awesome. According to Gothamist (via Jezebel), activists representing the group Never 21 entered Forever 21’s store in Manhattan’s Union Square on Saturday, and managed to turn the store’s window…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 27, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Activist Rocks Her City With Feminist Messages Posted On Pads

Elonë, a 20-year-old blogger and artist from Karlsruhe, Germany, has shaken up her city by posting pads throughout town with feminist calls to action on them. Adorned with phrases in both German and English…

Claire Hannum | March 11, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Of Course Art Can Change The World, If Only The Art World Wanted It To

VICE wrote up a cool panel discussion at Bard on the subject of politically engaged art today, but it was lacking an answer to the question it posed: Can art

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 12, 2015 - 4:05 pm
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