13-year-old Leilani in a middle school video raising support for the Campus Safety and Accountability Act.
On the last day of school before spring break at Manhattan Country School, the 7th and 8th graders were busy at work. But instead of plugging away at their regular math and English assignments, the students were brainstorming ways to fight rape on college campuses.
Tabloid favorite Amber Rose’s personal and political commitments are perhaps best summed up by her Twitter bio. Rose describes herself as a “badass,” a “MILF (Mom I’d Like to Fuck),” a “sweetheart,” and surprisingly, a feminist and a women’s empowerment advocate.
You can get coffee in LEGO world now, thanks to Larry the barista. Photo by Julochka.
This past weekend, the best baristas in the world descended on Seattle for the 2015 World Barista Championships. If you’ve never been to a barista competition before, the most accurate description I’ve ever heard is that it’s part Olympics, part dog show.
Chiara de Blasio and her mom, New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray at the launch of a new text message-based mental health resource for teens.
Chiara de Blasio is known for being the daughter of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, but she’s also won acclaim for her empowering attitude and her willingness to speak up about her history with mental illness.