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Pope Francis Should Have Taught Tolerance to UN's Kutesa, a Supporter of Uganda's anti-LGBT Law

Milton Allimadi | Posted 09.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Milton Allimadi

The law was voided by a Uganda court because Parliament didn't have a quorum when it passed it, meaning it can be re-introduced and some of Mr. Kutesa's fellow lawmakers have already discussed doing that.

What Mothers Need on Labor Day, and Every Day

Nanette Fondas | Posted 09.07.2015 | Business
Nanette Fondas

Still, irksome workplace norms and beliefs remain, creating unnecessary stress and high hurdles for mothers. Scholars have been describing and studying different parts of this problem for years. Taken together, their research points to an anti-wish list for mothers.

Julianne Moore Joins Petition To Rename School, Citing 'History Of Racism'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.25.2015 | Black Voices

J.E.B. Stuart was a Confederate general and a slave owner, and Julianne Moore is just one of thousands of people who think his name should be removed...

White House Responds To Remaining 'We The People' E-Petitions

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

The White House responded on Tuesday to all of the unanswered online petitions that have met the minimum requirement of 100,000 signatures on its...

People All Over The U.S. Have Had Enough Of Confederate Tributes

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 06.24.2015 | Black Voices

When South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) on Monday called for the Confederate flag to be removed from the Captiol grounds, Americans all over the coun...

Thousands Petition Billboard To Retract Iggy Azalea's Top Rap Song Win

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment

Thousands of people are asking for Billboard to strip Iggy Azalea of the Top Rap Song title she won at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Tennessee ...

Moms Driving Change Around the World

Jennifer Dulski | Posted 05.10.2015 | Impact
Jennifer Dulski

This Mother's Day I wanted to take some time to celebrate all the moms around the world who are taking action on on the issues they care about.

Mom Petitions To Improve Travel For People With Autism

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.30.2015 | Parents

When mom Beth Joy Papaleo decided to take her toddler daughter who has special needs on a Hawaiian vacation, she made the proper arrangements to ensur...

Paid Leave Announcements Confirm the Country is Ready for 21st Century Leave Policies

Debra L. Ness | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Debra L. Ness

The announcement that White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez will soon kick off a historic 'Lead On Leave' tour is exciting news that comes amidst strong, widespread demand and support for paid leave.

Ashton Kutcher Continues Fight For Dads' Rights To Change Diapers

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.25.2015 | Parents

After Ashton Kutcher's Facebook lament about the lack of diaper changing tables in men's restrooms went viral, the actor decided to make a more proact...

Where Do Gay Dads Fit Into 'Amazon Mom'?

Brent Almond | Posted 05.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Brent Almond

Being a two-dad family, it was a little annoying to see yet one more thing that made us feel invisible. However, we were still jumping through hoops to complete our adoption, and advocating in our home state to legalize same-sex marriage. We had more important battles to wage.

Two Teens Push To Make Consent Part Of School District's Sex-Ed Program

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.23.2015 | Teen

When it comes to sex-ed, curriculums vary. Some schools teach abstinence-only, while others provide information about safe sex, but very few teach tee...

Why Every Drop in the Bucket Matters

Jennifer Dulski | Posted 03.18.2015 | Impact
Jennifer Dulski

When people ask me whether their signatures really matter on, whether a small action like a signature, can really drive change, my answer to them is always, "Absolutely."

Teen Fights For Girls To Play Football -- Again

the Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.16.2015 | Teen

In 2013, all-star Caroline Pla was told by the Philadelphia Archdiocese Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) -- a Catholic-backed football league in Penn...

Petitioners Demand Sony Release 'The Interview,' Stand Up To Terrorist Threats

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment

Want to see "The Interview"? So do a lot of other would-be moviegoers, dissatisfied with Sony Pictures' decision this week to scrap the controversial ...

Five Ways Tech Companies Can Be More Family Friendly

Kelli Newman | Posted 12.29.2014 | Business
Kelli Newman

In honor of National Work and Family Month, the following are five suggestions for how tech companies can be more inclusive of workers with family obligations and, in the process, do a better job recruiting and retaining talented women.

Company Challenges Others To Offer Generous Parental Leave Policies

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents

On Monday, social change platform announced a parental leave policy for its employees that will offer all parents -- dads, moms, biological...

American Business Should Take The Lead On Paid Parental Leave

David Hanrahan | Posted 12.20.2014 | Parents
David Hanrahan

The state of parental leave in the U.S. sucks. The U.S. is one of only three countries (the other two are Oman and Papua New Guinea) to not mandate some level of paid parental leave at the federal level.

The Call to Put Briggs's Beautiful Face on the Cover of TIME Magazine

Paul Sanderson | Posted 11.19.2014 | Impact
Paul Sanderson

In the early 1940s, the strongest proponent of radiation in the U.S. was on the cover of TIME. By the end of the decade, a doctor who would be one of the foremost proponents of chemotherapy was on the cover.

Policy Paradox: Why Isn't Supporting a Cancer Petition Signed by 25 Stars and 6 Doctors

Paul Sanderson | Posted 11.07.2014 | Impact
Paul Sanderson

My petition in my wife Briggs's memory on, the Petition for Briggs for Cancer Immunotherapy for All, has been generously signed by 25 stars of film, media, and tennis.

10 Internet Petitions That Helped The Little Guy Beat The System

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact

Shopping for presents, finding a great restaurant, binge-watching TV shows -- in many ways, the Internet has made life simpler with just a few clicks....

A Perfect Memory of Briggs in London: Her Bicycle Ballet on the Mall

Paul Sanderson | Posted 10.11.2014 | Books
Paul Sanderson

In the book I wrote in my wife Briggs's memory, Briggs:, Love, Cancer, and the Medical Profession, I wrote about the last time I remembered her comp...

30 Stars and Doctors Sign the 'Petition for Briggs for Cancer Immunotherapy for All'

Paul Sanderson | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Sanderson

It's time for governments, cancer organizations, and the cancer industry to devote their resources primarily to immunotherapy and give it urgent priority.

Stopping 'Weapons of Mass Perfection': A Dad Heads to Capitol Hill

KnowMore TV | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
KnowMore TV

By using "weapons of mass perfection" in advertising, Matlins believes the mental health of children is at risk.

Why I'm Petitioning My Favorite Company

Liz Jackson | Posted 07.27.2014 | Style
Liz Jackson

It's been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But J. Crew, I want to change you. I love you most, so it's only you I'm asking. I ...