(NEW YORK) -- Despite major progress in recent years in the fight for LGBTQ equality, older LGBTQ activists say the country is seeing increased political pushback against the LGBTQ communities, reminiscent of past anti-LGBTQ movements they lived through during the 20th century. History repeating itself,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced a few executive actions to address climate change, with a focus on helping Americans facing extreme heat -- but the steps fall short of the more sweeping measures climate activists are calling for. While Biden didn't declare... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Abortion rights protesters gathered outside the White House on Saturday to call on President Joe Biden to do more to protect access. The action, organized by the Women's March, is part of a "Summer of Rage" in response to the Supreme Court's decision... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Buried in the data about the nation's abortion debate is an uncomfortable truth: A disproportionate number of women seeking to end their pregnancies are Black. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Black women as a population have the highest rate... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In the fall of 2016, under the cover of darkness, Jessica Reznicek had a singular focus: to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. At valve sites across America's heartland, she snuck through security fences, set fire to equipment, and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a move that could help temper high gasoline prices, President Joe Biden is bringing back leases for oil and gas drilling on federal land -- but the reversal of a 2020 campaign promise has angered climate activists ahead of midterms that... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- On the fourth anniversary of the "March For Our Lives" rally, more than 1,100 body bags -- each one representing 150 people -- were placed on the National Mall Thursday to mark the more than 170,000 people who have died from gun... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Jack Petocz, a student activist in Florida, led his peers on a school walkout last week in protest of what many call the “Don’t Say Gay" bill, which was passed by the state legislature on Tuesday. The Florida bill would limit what... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Earlier this year, multiple Facebook employees questioned the apparent restrictions on well-known Palestinian activist Mohammed El-Kurd's Instagram account, according to internal Facebook documents shared with ABC News and a group of other news organizations. The document, titled "Concerns with added restrictions/demotions on... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Opposition to the Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota has reached a fever pitch in recent weeks with the project nearly complete. Environmentalists, Hollywood celebrities and Democratic lawmakers have called on the White House to intervene at the eleventh hour, arguing that the... Read More.