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    Madrid joins anti-manspreading campaign

    The Municipal Transportation Company in Madrid, Spain has announced that they will place more visible signage on their public transportation urging passengers to avoid spreading their legs wide while seated, hoping to promote “a civic and respectful use of the interior space”. The decision was reportedly influenced by a petition created by Spanish feminist organizations […]

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    Chloe Grace Moretz speaks out against body-shaming advertisement for her own movie

    Rising Hollywood starlet Chloe Grace Moretz has spoken out against the advertising campaign for Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs, saying that she was “appalled and angry” when she discovered that posters for the upcoming animated film had taken a body-shaming tone. “This wasn’t approved by me or my team. The actual story is powerful […]

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    Teachers suspended after “Most Likely to Become a Terrorist” award

    A Texas school district issued an apology on Friday after it was reported that a 13-year-old student got an award declaring her “Most Likely to Become a Terrorist”. According to the Channelview Independent School District, the teachers involved in giving out this and other “insensitive and offensive” awards in a mock ceremony at Anthony Aguirre […]

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    “Body slamming” candidate charged with assault

    Republican Montana congressional candidate Greg Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault on Wednesday after reports and supporting audio of Gianforte “body slamming” Ben Jacobs, a reporter from The Guardian who asked a question about the Republican health care agenda. Polls in the special election closed last night, but Republican criticism was swift and three of […]

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    Homeless men praised for helping kids in Manchester attack

    A pair of homeless men are now being treated like heroes for the help they gave during the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena. Chris Parker was panhandling when the bomb went off, knocking him to the ground. When he got up, he saw a girl who had lost her legs and wrapped her up in […]

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    Sea lion drags girl into water, caught on camera

    The latest video going viral on the Internet shows a young girl getting dragged into the water by a sea lion. In Richmond, British Columbia, Michael Fujiwara was recording with his cell phone as a little girl and her family were sitting on a dock watching a California sea lion emerge from the water. The […]

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    Turkey defends brawl outside Washington embassy

    The Turkish Embassy in Washington, D.C. has responded to reports that they attacked protesters, saying that bodyguards for Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan were acting in “self-defense” when they fought with demonstrators outside of the ambassador’s residence. This is in contradiction with the report presented by District of Columbia Police Chief Peter Newsham, who confirmed […]

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    Delta kicks off family after ticket mixup

    A California father and his family were kicked off a Delta flight after declining to give up a seat being used by their two-year-old that was initially meant for their teenage son. The incident, which occurred on an April 23 red-eye flight from Maui in Hawaii to Los Angeles, was captured on video and went […]

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    Protestor removed for laughing convicted

    A District of Columbia judge convicted three Code Pink activists of impeding and disrupting a Senate hearing, in this case the confirmation hearing of now attorney general Jeff Sessions. The main activist being highlighted in the case is 61-year-old Virginia resident Desiree Fairooz, who says all she did was laugh loudly during the session. As […]