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4-year-old's anti-Trump dinosaur protest gives us the fuel we need to stay woke

4-year-old's anti-Trump dinosaur protest gives us the fuel we need to stay woke Since Donald Trump was elected to the presidency, protests have rocked both the nation and the world.Millions of people got up, made signs and gathered to make their voice and thoughts heard.

If You're Heading to Your Representatives' Town Hall This Week, Tell Us How it Went

If You're Heading to Your Representatives' Town Hall This Week, Tell Us How it Went Well, sort of—only 19 Republican members of Congress are holding town hall meetings during the recess, and notably none of them are located in Utah, where Rep.Jason Chaffetz was recently shouted down by protesters in an embarrassing viral incident.

A tech company just gave walking meme Ken Bone a job as 'chief people officer'

A tech company just gave walking meme Ken Bone a job as 'chief people officer' With a perfectly corny, safely politically neutral ad about politics, undecided voter Ken Bone is still squeezing out the last drops of internet fame.That was enough for him to be quickly embraced as the much-needed "can't we all just get along" meme of the moment.

Students fight back after diversity posters banned from school for being 'anti-Trump'

Students fight back after diversity posters banned from school for being 'anti-Trump' However, administrators at Westminster High School in Carroll County, Maryland have reportedly banned teachers from displaying the posters on campus, saying they're "anti-Trump" and just too political.Students at the school, though, have found an ingenious way to get their point across.

Map of swedish migrant crime

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Stephen Colbert grills Joe Scarborough about Trump's first "scary as hell" month in office

Stephen Colbert grills Joe Scarborough about Trump's first "scary as hell" month in office The Vice-President is typically the voice in the President's ear.With this President, however, it's cable TV.

Richard Linklater made an 'I Pee With LGBT' ad to protest Texas' anti-trans bathroom bill

Richard Linklater made an 'I Pee With LGBT' ad to protest Texas' anti-trans bathroom bill Who said great art can't be a sing-songy rhyme?The award-winning director of Boyhood and a bunch of other movies that make you cry recently produced an ad to help fight his home state's proposed anti-transgender bathroom initiative, SB6.

The Pope is still enjoying a one-way Twitter beef with Trump

The Pope is still enjoying a one-way Twitter beef with Trump Admittedly, it's been a one-sided affair since the two first traded barbs last February over Trump's plans to build a wall.In recent times, the pope has continued to deliver shade at Trump's immigration policy in his tweets.

Boris Johnson's jogging gear is dividing the nation

Boris Johnson's jogging gear is dividing the nation Having your photograph taken is probably the last thing anyone wants when they're out for a jog.But, that's precisely what happened to Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson — one of the most powerful UK politicians — when he was out for a run on The Mall in London on Tuesday.

Chelsea Clinton remembers the good old days when fake news was about aliens

Chelsea Clinton remembers the good old days when fake news was about aliens Remember the good old days when fake news was about space aliens instead of important political issues?Well, luckily Chelsea Clinton does, and she's decided to enlighten us by sharing a scandalously hot fake news story from the 90s.

Kellyanne Conway reportedly benched from TV by Team Trump

Kellyanne Conway reportedly benched from TV by Team Trump If absence makes the heart grow fonder, Kellyanne's fans can prepare for the worst— Conway has reportedly fallen out of favor with Trump.On Wednesday, CNN reported that Conway's been "sidelined," taking her out of the mix as one of Trump's media surrogates.

Enough is enough! Citizens of this country demand a public sex offenders registry

Enough is enough! Citizens of this country demand a public sex offenders registry The southern state of Kerala has announced the institution of a Sex Offenders Registry following increasing attacks on women in the state.With this, it becomes the first Indian state to put out identification details of sex offenders in public domain, The News Minute reports.

15 years after surviving communal riots, Muslim artist crafts idol for Hindu temple

15 years after surviving communal riots, Muslim artist crafts idol for Hindu temple A 29-year-old Muslim man hailing from the once riot-stricken Indian city of Ahmedabad, now has an idol crafted by him installed inside a Hindu temple, The Times of India reports.Mohsin Shaikh, who was 14 when communal strife engulfed Ahmedabad in the summer of 2002, grew up crafting chalk and graphite idols of Hindu deities.

Google rolls out its new tool to fight disgusting internet trolls

Google rolls out its new tool to fight disgusting internet trolls The tool monitors conversations happening in a forum in real time and assigns the comments a score relating to how "toxic" it considers the comment.The program's definition of "toxic" was created by asking internet users to rate comments on a scale from "very toxic" to "very healthy.

Inauguration singer and her trans sister would like to talk to President Trump

Inauguration singer and her trans sister would like to talk to President Trump One critic of the Trump administration's repeal of protections for transgender students in public schools should come as no surprise: Jackie Evancho, the 16-year-old inauguration performer and sister of a transgender woman currently suing her school district over the issue.The rule was challenged in the courts and is not currently being enforced.

Please: You can come out as gay, you can't 'come out' as conservative

Please: You can come out as gay, you can't 'come out' as conservative By the end of the aughts, everyone was "coming out" as their own "non-traditional" identities: vegetarians, emo fans, nerds and atheists, just to name a few.While the term's appropriation has always been irritating, it's never been more grating than in its latest iteration: people who now "come out" as conservative.

How you can help protect trans kids right now

How you can help protect trans kids right now The move has received massive backlash, spurring the hashtag #ProtectTransKids in an effort to show solidarity with trans youth.But how exactly can advocates protect trans kids, especially now?

Trans activists on why Trump’s bathroom decision could hurt so many kids

Trans activists on why Trump’s bathroom decision could hurt so many kids As a trans woman who began her transition in middle school, Mock experienced the struggles faced by trans students first hand.I was sent home repeatedly due to 'dress code violations,'" Mock admitted.