(LONDON) -- When she hopped on a taxi in Tehran this past summer, Raha was not wearing a headscarf.Her open challenge to the mandatory hijab rule in place in Iran for the last 40 years did not go unnoticed. She said her male taxi... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Cuban rapper, who helped write the 2021 Latin Grammy song of the year, reportedly sewed his own mouth shut to protest his alleged mistreatment in a maximum-security prison on the island, according to posts on his social media pages, other... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Popular Reddit pages, known as “subreddits,” with names like /r/funny, /r/sports, /r/todayilearned and /r/music are currently inaccessible for new posts in a protest over planned changes to the website.The protest is over how the company plans to reshuffle pricing for its... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Anti-monarchists are expected to stage large-scale protests in London on Saturday during the coronation of Britain's King Charles III, despite warnings from authorities and a controversial new law.Charles and his wife, Queen Consort Camilla, will be coronated side-by-side at Westminster Abbey. The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The family of a Black man who was found dead with his head severed will hold a protest Saturday after being notified that a third set of his remains was located.The Mississippi Crime Lab notified the family that remains found on... Read More.
(TALLHASSEE, Fla.) -- Hundreds of drag queens and allies were expected to march Tuesday in protest of recent legislation that organizers say is attacking the LGBTQ community.The rally was expected to draw advocates statewide in Tallahassee Tuesday afternoon for a march to the state... Read More.
(TALLHASSEE, Fla.) -- Hundreds of drag queens and allies are expected to march Tuesday in protest of recent legislation that organizers say is attacking the LGBTQ community.The rally is expected to draw advocates statewide in Tallahassee Tuesday afternoon for a march to the state Capitol,... Read More.
(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- Three people were arrested in Texas after one of them pepper-sprayed protesters outside a restaurant hosting a drag show, police said.The incident unfolded in Fort Worth on Sunday afternoon when a small group of people from an anti-LGBTQ nonprofit called... Read More.
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Two Democratic lawmakers have been ousted from the Republican-controlled Tennessee state House of Representatives and one was allowed to stay in what marks the first partisan expulsion in the state's modern history.State Rep. Justin Jones, the first lawmaker expelled when lawmakers... Read More.
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- The Republican-controlled Tennessee state House of Representatives convened on Thursday to vote on ousting three Democratic lawmakers, which, if successful, would mark the first partisan expulsion in the state's modern history.The legislative session was underway as of Thursday afternoon but the... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- Students of the Uvalde Independent Consolidated School District staged a walkout on Wednesday to protest gun violence, acknowledging the 19 elementary school children and two teachers who were killed after the massacre at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, last May.Uvalde students... Read More.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- The Senate on Wednesday voted by a lopsided margin to halt much debated changes to Washington, D.C.'s, century-old criminal code, a move supported by President Joe Biden but criticized by some local activists.The Senate voted 81-14, with Georgia Democrat Raphael Warnock... Read More.