Posts tagged "protests"

Black Missouri Football Players On Strike Until School President Resigns

More than 30 football players at the University of Missouri have made the decision to boycott team activities (ie. participating in any of their football games) in protest of the…

Katrin Higher | November 8, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Cocks Not Glocks: University Of Texas Students Will Protest Campus Carry Law With Dildos

“You’re carrying a gun to class? Yeah well I’m carrying a HUGE DILDO.”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 12, 2015 - 9:30 am

State Of Emergency Declared As Ferguson Protestors Are Arrested & A Young Man Is Critically Shot On Anniversary Of Mike Brown’s Death

Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s killing by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO, and protesters across the country staged commemorative demonstrations emphasizing Black Lives Matter and calling…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm

The Media’s Obsession With “Mom Of The Year” Toya Graham Has Racist Undertones

As Mic notes about the inherent racism in all the attention, “The media loves Graham because she is acting how American culture stereotypically sees — and prefers — black women.”…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Baltimore Sun Investigates More Than 100 Cases of Police Brutality Over The Last 3 Years

In the wake of Saturday’s impassioned protests in Baltimore over the unjust killing of Freddie Gray at the hands of the police, The Baltimore Sun has released an investigation into…

Katrin Higher | April 26, 2015 - 1:02 pm

On Police Retaliation And Obfuscation From St. Louis To Chicago

Most people don’t protest. Hell, even a lot of the people who want to protest don’t protest, and there are a lot of valid reasons for that. But if you…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 8, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Why Americans Riot: 10 Historical Examples Of Bad And Better Reasons To Riot

When riots broke out after citizens of Ferguson took to the streets to protest the murder of Mike Brown by a police officer, the media was littered with imagery and…

Tiffanie Drayton | October 20, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Check Out The Most Well-Dressed Protest Ever

Abercrombie & Fitch recently announced plans to open a children’s store on Savile Row, a London street known for high-end menswear and often referred  to as “the golden mile of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 24, 2012 - 9:20 am

What Is Glitter Bombing?

Glitter bombing sounds like something Barbie might do to Ken if he took a wayward glance at Skipper. But that’s not quite it—it’s a new protest tactic being used on…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 21, 2011 - 11:20 am

A Handy Checklist Of Things That Cause Rape

I can think of a few people who need this sign someplace where they can always see it. Sadly. [BuzzFeed]…

Jessica Wakeman | June 11, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Topless Ukrainian Feminists Protest NZ Radio Station’s Mail Order Bride Contest

A notorious topless Ukrainian feminist group turned out to protest the New Zealand radio show “Win A Wife” contest that matches up a Kiwi man with a “mail

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2011 - 12:00 pm

French Women Who Like To Swim Topless Protest By Asking Men To Wear Bikini Tops

Skinny dipping is nice, right? Well, some women in France like the feeling of swimming topless so much that they’ve gone as far as to stage protests in pools. The…

Leonora Epstein | December 17, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Activist Hippies Invade Target

Just because hippies live in houses made of hemp and are ignorant in the ways of modern hair removal doesn’t mean they’re clueless about technology. After finding out that…

Leonora Epstein | August 24, 2010 - 11:20 am

Police Tear-Gas Mourners Who Gather 40 Days After Neda’s Horrific Death

Remember that horrific video of an Iranian woman being shot to death during the post-election violence in Iran? Well, her name was Neda Agha-Soltan and today hundreds of people gathered…

Nikki Dowling | July 30, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Quick Pic: Demonstration For Human Rights In Iran

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Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 29, 2009 - 11:09 am

Is Turning Neda Into An Icon The Answer?

Yesterday we posted about Neda, the Iranian woman who was gunned down during protests in Tehran this weekend. Her brutal death was caught on camera and posted on YouTube, and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 23, 2009 - 1:00 pm

“Milk” Biopic Rocks My World

Last night, I got to sneak a peak of the movie “Milk”, which opens in theaters on November 26th, and James Franco naked, swimming in a pool. I’m…

Simcha | November 20, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Quick Pics: Anti-Prop 8 Rallies Around The U.S.

Thanks for sending us your pics from the anti-Proposition 8 protests that took place around the country this past Saturday! We wish we could post all of them, but instead…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 17, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Protesting Prop 8: Some Of The Greatest Signs Ever

I went to the Proposition 8 protest in New York City today with my mom and it was awesome. There were so many people and such a great energy in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 15, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Join The Impact: Protest For Equal Rights This Saturday!

From celebs like Drew Barrymore and Melissa Etheridge, to we humble Frisky gals, many people have been speaking out against the handful of discriminatory marriage and adoption laws that passed…

Simcha | November 14, 2008 - 5:30 pm