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Ryan Grim

Change.org Promotes Petition Defending 'Duck Dynasty' Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Change.org has been promoting a petition that defends one of the lead figures in the reality TV show "Duck Dynasty." The social change c...

WATCH: Child Cancer Patient Petitions For Treatment

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.27.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Last Thanksgiving, 12-year-old McKenzie Lowe was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Her family is petitioning New Hampshire's governor to allow...

Jillian Berman

Nearly 200,000 People Ask Retailers To 'Save Thanksgiving'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.21.2013 | Business

For Patricia Stumpff, planning Thanksgiving dinner has been a nightmare in recent years. Last year, she had her family meal the Sunday before the holi...

Ill Will for Goodwill

Jeff Norman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jeff Norman

Generally, nobody seems to think anything is wrong with doing volunteer work for a nonprofit. Would it satisfy critics, then, if Goodwill were to pay nothing rather than a small stipend?

Jason Cherkis

Texas Woman Wins Big Victory In Quest For Cancer Drug

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Andrea Sloan, 45, had been down to one good lung. Fluid had started to build up in the other, the right one, and it had to be drained on...

21,000 People Sign Petition Against Roxy 'Surf' Video

Posted 07.28.2014 | Women

With over 21,000 petition signatures in hand, three-time world longboarding champion Cori Schumacher probably felt pretty optimistic and empowered whe...

He's Not The Only One...

Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment

Last month it was announced that Ben Affleck will play Batman in the upcoming Superman movie "Man of Steel." Fans and critics were quick to criticize ...

300 Years Is Too Long to Wait for Clean Air in Our National Parks

Theresa Pierno | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Theresa Pierno

Due to years of lax enforcement and regulatory loopholes, no American alive today will live to enjoy clear skies over the Grand Canyon and dozens of other national parks -- unless the Obama Administration takes action.

Malcolm Gladwell Is Stalking Me

Zachary Dominitz | Posted 10.22.2013 | New York
Zachary Dominitz

Malcolm Gladwell sat next to me yesterday. I was at this little coffee shop in the West Village. It's fairly new, and set up beautifully -- the whole ...

Petition To Fire Affleck Explodes Online

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.23.2013 | Entertainment

Gandhi didn't actually say "be the change you wish to see in the world," and if he were still alive, you can bet he wouldn't place who plays Batman hi...

The Most Romantic Reason To Sign A Petition

Posted 07.11.2013 | Weddings

A San Francisco man wants to propose to his boyfriend, but he needs your help. José Juan Capó started a petition Wednesday on Change.org titled "...

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

Facebook May Allow More Of These Photos Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Women

In theory, Facebook has always allowed photos of mastectomy scars -- as long as they didn't involve full breasts, which would violate the site's anti-...

How Bringing Equality to Boy Scouts Has Strengthened Our Family

Jennifer Tyrrell | Posted 08.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Jennifer Tyrrell

In April of 2012 I was forced to resign as my son's Den Leader in The Boy Scouts of America because I am gay. Refusing to back down, my partner and I teamed up with GLAAD, launched a petition and unknowingly set out on a journey that would forever change our lives.

Abercrombie & Fitch: Sorry!

Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

Abercrombie & Fitch has apologized, again. In recent weeks, the retailer has seen its brand's popularity plummet after Business Insider resurfaced ...

Victoria's Secret's Missed Opportunity

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 07.22.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Sickness, even sickness conquered, cannot be sexy, or so the marketing logic likely goes. A woman living as a cancer survivor is not just a body transformed, hers is a life transformed. Victoria's Secret could have been a part of this process.

The End of Abercrombie & Fitch

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

For the past seven years, people have continued to flock to A&F stores, even though the largest size for women's jeans is a 10 and there are no XL or XXL sizes for women on the shelves. Who is to blame? In part, we are.

Ryan Grim

Change.org Gets Big Investment

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Petition platform Change.org got a $15 million cash infusion last week from The Omidyar Network, an investment firm connected to eBay fo...

Ryan Grim

Change.org Opens Platform To Small Donors

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Change.org is opening its petition platform to allow small donors to fund the expansion of a grassroots campaign, an effort to diversify...

Online Petition Against Disney's Sexist Avengers T-Shirts Gets Nearly 6,000 Signatures

Daniel Vahab | Posted 06.15.2013 | Parents
Daniel Vahab

A recent Change.org online petition to get the Disney Store to "stop selling sexist Avengers T-shirts" has received nearly 6,000 signatures. The shirts in question include one for boys that reads, "Be a Hero," and one for girls that reads, "I Need a Hero."

The Boy Scouts Made Me Gayer!!

Jennifer Tyrrell | Posted 06.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Jennifer Tyrrell

Before my forced resignation from the BSA, I had never been involved in anything. I had never even been to a gay pride parade!

Slacktivism Makes Not the World a Better Place

Patricia Morizio | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Patricia Morizio

We're not all (nor can we all be) cardiothoracic surgeons, human rights lawyers, or Mother Theresa. That leaves the rest of us critical thinkers scratching our heads about what it is we last did for mankind.

Packaging -- How to Land Yourself on Time Magazine's World's 100 Most Influential People List

Peter Sheahan | Posted 04.22.2013 | Small Business
Peter Sheahan

We've all heard the notion that a single great idea has the capacity to change the world. But in truth, ideas don't manifest change. People do, specifically people who can elevate those ideas by clearly articulating how they can be put into practice in the real world.

Scouting for Equality

Jennifer Tyrrell | Posted 04.12.2013 | Impact
Jennifer Tyrrell

The BSA is in danger of becoming obsolete. In this ever changing society, scouting is becoming less and less relevant. WE WANT TO HELP! We love scouting and think ALL should be able to enjoy its rewards. How can I help? That is the most asked question I get.

Desmond Tutu Starts Change.org Petition To Release Nobel Winner

Posted 12.10.2012 | Impact

When Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his dedication to human rights in China, he and his wife were under house arrest. To this day, t...

Paul Blumenthal

Centrist Group Masks GOP Backing

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the influential Campaign to Fix The Debt struck a posture of post-partisan political neutrality this past week, as they swarm...