When Ellen publicly came out, her mom quickly became a visible ally to the LGBT community. Betty has continued to be a strong PFLAG mom for more than 15 years and is the spokeswoman for Care with Pride campaign, an initiative to educate and raise visibility on issues related to bullying.
Puri has been a force in elevating UN Women's prominence over the last couple years. Talking to Puri gives one the deep sense of the interconnectedness that UN Women prioritizes in advancing gender equality and women's empowerment.
India's case is proof that the intellectual property regime, when properly applied, can work for the poor as well as the rich. The decision by the country's Supreme Court has created a giant legal footprint for others to follow.
Sanjay Rawal, director of Food Chains discusses with us in the first episode of "SRO Conversations" why a "Penny for Pound" policy may just work to help bring an end to modern-day slavery of domestic farmworkers in America.
Are there any concrete steps corporations can take to help counteract inequalities between men and women in the workplace? Companies can start to address the problem of gender discrimination by following these four steps.
I decided to not only empower my students, but give them a forum where they can freely, and without judgment, share their thoughts, views and opinions on the topics that are current and being discussed in the mainstream media.
So, before you begin to preach about the sanctimonious nature of marriage, and how it is such a beautiful tradition that should not be tarnished by extending it to same-sex couples -- remember that it was not always that pure, religious or even civilized.
This is going to be a big year for equality in this country. As a nation, we're poised to make historic progress, and in Delaware, we have the opportunity to make sure that everyone has the same right to marry the person they love.
If we believe what the Bible says about God's concern for the poor; if we believe what the Bible says about justice; then we must denounce the gross inequality of opportunity and income in our country today as blatantly sinful.
Is this the best we have to pass on to our children and grandchildren and the next generation of leaders the nation and world need today and tomorrow? Do corporate profits from dangerous products or harmful practices trump children's security and safety in our nation?
Sandberg and Mayer are aberrations. This ginned up "fight" among feminists about those women is just that: ginned up by the news of two women who aren't like most of us. They are celebrity feminists, long after Gloria Steinem became one of the first, 40 years ago.