The ACLU Is Coming for Coachella

In 2018, two Coachella attendees said that they were barred from restrooms that corresponded with their gender identities. Now, the ACLU is demanding the music festival create a written policy that is more inclusive of transgender people.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark

Melissa McCarthy Doesn't Want to Be Hollywood's 'Stepford Wife'

In a recent interview with "InStyle," Melissa McCarthy confronted the criticism she receives for playing roles that don't fit within Hollywood's narrow definition of women.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
Rise Up

Up to 40 Percent of People in Jail in the US Haven’t Even Been Convicted

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today we look at how challenging special interests in your own government and institutions is the first step towards justice and peace within your community.
Katelyn Harrop
Livable Planet

Here's How the UN Hits Their Sustainable Development Goals on Climate

“There’s a need to connect climate change closer to people.”
Emily Weitz

This Short Film Series Isn't for You

Leslie Foster’s '59' film installation features 11 collaborative short films made by marginalized artists.
Eleanor Lambert

Black Promoters Are Taking Back Chicago's Nightlife

Musicians and event creators are fighting systematic racism by creating spaces for themselves.
Britt Julious

A Tour of Paris’ Next-Generation Club Scene, Where Inclusivity Reigns Supreme

Female DJ crew TGAF give us an inside look into the spaces crucial to a diverse generation of French clubbers revolutionizing the city's nightlife.
Maya-Roisin Slater
humans of the year

Lydia Villa-Komaroff Has Spent Four Decades Fighting For Diversity in Science

“I was almost done with graduate school before I met scientists of colour whom I could look to as mentors.”
Farnia Fekri

How Far Have We Come? Attending the Women's March as a Trans Woman

The women's movement has historically failed to include all women in its fight for liberation. Hundreds of thousands gathered in DC last weekend, and more than a million marched in solidarity around the globe, but can we ever be truly united?
Diana Tourjée

Why We Keep Coming Back to Game Conventions

How a modern-day gaming expo compares to the rose-tinted memories of my 90s childhood.
Tom Fenwick

Why Doesn't Blizzard's 'Heroes of the Storm' Have Any People of Color?

Old-fashioned fantasy and science fiction has left Blizzard’s all-stars with almost no characters of color.
Rowan Kaiser
Motherboard Blog

The Third Most 'Gamous' Person: A Chat With Tim Schafer, Part II

In which we make Vines.
Colin Snyder