Abbey Schubert
Abbey Schubert

Hollywood is ignoring women over the age of 45, and these experts know why

Women over 45 held a very small handful of leading roles in 2016's top 100 films, a report found.

A running list of Republicans opposing Trump’s ban on transgender troops

So far, at least eight Republicans have openly criticized the policy.
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Harry Truman desegregated the military 69 years ago. Today, Trump banned transgender troops.

Truman wanted to end discrimination in the military "as rapidly as possible."
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Charlie Gard’s parents say they want to take their son home to die

The parents are returning to court to fight for their right to take their son home.
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Charlie Gard’s parents end legal fight to continue treatment for terminally ill son

The parents have withdrawn their request for Charlie to receive treatment in the U.S.
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AIDS deaths are almost half of what they were in 2005 — but experts worry Trump could reverse that

Trump's proposed budget cuts could be detrimental for those living with HIV.

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The BBC just revealed a huge gender pay gap among its biggest stars

The highest-paid woman makes less than one-quarter of the top-earning man's salary.
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Democratic senator calls for removal of Education Dept. civil rights head for sexual assault comment

The acting assistant secretary for civil rights said 90% of sexual assault cases can be attributed to alcohol.
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House strikes down measure to stop funding gender transition surgery for troops

The bill's defeat is seen as a win for LGBTQ advocacy groups.
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24 states have no laws against female genital mutilation. Here’s why that needs to change.

Approximately 513,000 girls are at risk for genital cutting in the United States, the CDC estimates.
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Trump wants LA to host the 2024 Olympics. Here’s how his travel ban could affect that.

When asked how the ban will impact LA's chance of hosting, Trump said "I don't know."

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Honolulu lawmaker suggests placing armed rangers at parks to drive out the homeless

Here's how an advocate for the homeless feels about the proposal.
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Muslim groups in Indonesia and Malaysia call for Starbucks boycott due to company’s LGBTQ stance

Combined, the groups encompass nearly 30 million people.
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British police find the final “visible human remains” in Grenfell Tower fire

At least 80 people are dead, or missing and presumed dead.
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Experts think this photo suggests Amelia Earhart may have survived her last flight

Some experts believe the photo proves she was captured by the Japanese.
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Donald Trump tweets in support of Charlie Gard, terminally ill UK infant

It's unclear whether Trump will actually be able to help.

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Stephen Hawking said Trump is causing irreversible damage on Earth

“Climate change is one of the great dangers we face, and it’s one we can prevent if we act now."
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Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean ride will stop auctioning off women

The woman sold off in the old ride will return as a pirate.
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New law in Germany requires social media sites to remove hate speech

Facebook isn't happy about the new law.
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Northern Irish women no longer need to fund their own abortions

Previously, women in Northern Ireland were stuck paying as much as $2,600 out of pocket.