Tag Archives: Human Rights

PEOPLE WE LOVE :: BANYC :: ELLEN PAGE

On Friday, February 14, 2014 actress Ellen Page speaks about the brave decision to live openly and authentically.

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WATCH NOW :: HALF THE SKY

Half the Sky, a multi-part documentary series based on the bestselling book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, will air on PBS October 1st & 2nd, 2012, and internationally in 2013. The series follows Kristof and celebrity activists America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union and Olivia Wilde as they travel throughout the developing world to introduce women and girls who are living under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable—and fighting bravely to change them. With an introduction by George Clooney and incisive analysis led by WuDunn and a host of other experts including Hillary Clinton, Desmond Tutu, Madeleine Albright and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the series features intimate, dramatic and immediate stories of struggle that reflect viable and sustainable options for empowerment and offer an actionable blueprint for transformation. See halfskymovement.org for more information.

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History Today:N.Y.C.

Applause to all who believe in and support human rights. Gay marriage made legal in New York City today. Read more here: 

photo:James Keivom

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