Activism

Government Gives New Rights to Transgender Students

Government Gives New Rights to Transgender Students

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist.  Equality win for transgender students: This week in a landmark move for LGBT rights, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released a 53-page guidance report that aims to protect trans students by prohibiting discrimination against them. Known as Title IX – the civil rights law that prohibits […]

Vermont Victory: Senate Passes GMO-Labeling Law!

Vermont Victory: Senate Passes GMO-Labeling Law!

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Mid-April, the Organic Consumers Association released big news: By a vote of 28-2, the Vermont state Senate passed H.112, a bill that requires mandatory labeling of foods sold in Vermont that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The passed bill will also make it illegal to call any food product containing […]

5 Reasons to Support a Crowd-Funding Campaign Today

5 Reasons to Support a Crowd-Funding Campaign Today

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Remember when you had an idea so brilliant you knew it needed to be shared with the world? The passion that flooded your being could not be contained, for it was derived from the center of all creativity, Source. It became your mission, your purpose, your obsession to ensure its […]

Japan Cancels Whale Hunt Off Antarctica

Japan Cancels Whale Hunt Off Antarctica

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Earlier this month, news was released that Japan canceled their yearly whale hunt off the coast of Antarctica. Just days after an international court ruled against the killings (drawing world-wide attention), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would comply with the order. However, the ministry in charge of the hunt […]

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