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World Youth Leader Energizes Millenial Volunteers

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Kieran Goodwin and his partner Maliha Reza are the youngest CEOs of an international charity in the world—they’re both just 17. Their charity and Goodwin were recognized internationally when he was awarded the Diana Award for Champion Volunteers. Goodwin’s charity is the World Youth Organization. They are: “An online platform to promote forthcoming worldwide voluntary […]

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Leaders to an Equal World: Sir Patrick Stewart

Sir Patrick Stewart

It is no secret that Sir Patrick Stewart is a strong advocate for LGBT and women’s rights, the latter hitting particularly close to home for the acclaimed actor. As a child, Stewart grew up in a household plagued by domestic violence; his father brutally beat his mother on many occasions, and he felt powerless to […]

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Leaders to an Equal World: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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If you haven’t yet heard of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, allow me to introduce you to one of the most rational, powerful feminists of our time. The Nigerian-born author, scholar, and equal rights activist divides her time between her home in Nsukka and in the United States, but her prolific oratory skills and ideas about gender […]

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Leaders to An Equal World: Janet Mock

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Janet Mock – writer, leader, friend, and transgender rights advocate – is creating a more equal world by sharing her courageous story, and inspiring others to do the same. Soon after coming out as transgender in a compelling Marie Claire article, the published author left her career at People Magazine and embarked down a path […]

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Leaders to an Equal World: Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox is an actress, producer, and transgender advocate who has become one of the most influential and inspirational figures in the LGBT community. In 2013, she broke ground in her role as transgender inmate Sophia Burset on the popular Netflix series Orange is the New Black, and used her star power to advocate for […]

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Leaders to an Equal World: Allison Moon and “Girl Sex 101”

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  Allison Moon is on a mission to broaden the reach of sex education. As a sex-positive educator, progressive author, and queer woman, Moon has become increasingly aware of the limited information provided to young people about sexuality and sexual health. Sex-Ed programs are decidedly ineffective in illustrating the expansive range of sexual preferences, options, […]

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Leaders to an Equal World: Full Sail Brewing

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In a culture where clothing, health and hygiene products, and everything in between is marketed to consumers in ridiculous, binary ways, it’s nice to stumble upon a company that could care less about gender stereotypes. One such company is Full Sail Brewing, which not only promotes an equal-share work environment, but laughs in the face […]

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Leaders to an Equal World: Equality House

Equality House

  Is there anything quite so lovely as a rainbow-painted house that stands for equality? We’d be hard pressed to find a more beautiful message of love and acceptance than the Equality House, located in Topeka, Kansas–and directly across from the infamous WBC. The house was purchased by Aaron Jackson, who moved to the neighborhood […]

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Leaders to an Equal World: Hillary Rodham Clinton

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Hillary Rodham Clinton is perhaps the most profound example of a woman using her political weight to change the world for the better. She has spent the majority of her life climbing the political ladder in Washington, and some believe that she will become the first female American President, a symbolic embodiment of a more […]

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Leaders to an Equal World: Malala Yousafzai

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By now you’ve probably heard of Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani education activist who survived an assassination attempt at the hands of the Taliban last year. Ms. Yousafzai is a symbol of hope and strength for children all over the world who are denied an education, and her peaceful approach to making change has been […]

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