A white 17-year-old police admirer has been arrested over the killing of two people gunned down during a third night of protests in Wisconsin over the police shooting of black man Jacob Blake. Kyle Rittenhouse, of Antioch, Illinois, was taken
Farmers in a village in west India held a unique protest against local government, by burying themselves up to their necks, in order to demand compensation for the use of their land. Two farmers, a man and a woman, buried themselves in their
Protesters sang Baby Shark to a frightened toddler after his mum asked them to keep the noise down. When Eliane Jabbour was driving home in Baabda District in Lebanon over the weekend, she found herself caught up among a raucous group of
A California woman protesting the cancellation of her favourite show has now gone 10 days without eating. Emperial Young, a writer based in Los Angeles, has been protesting the cancellation of Netflix's sci-fi drama The OA with a hunger
Police in Paris fired tear gas and used water cannon to disperse protesters, who are angry over rising fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies in the second weekend of "yellow vest" protests that have caused
NFL players are continuing to drop to one knee during the playing of the national anthem to protest against police brutality against black people. But the actions inspired by Colin Kaepernick - and supported by a host of celebrities - are far
Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual assault by three women. Standing alongside members of the public, and Senators Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., for Thursday’s Cancel Kavanaugh protest outside the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington, D.C., were a number of stars, including Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski.
A Cornell University student gave an entire presentation in her underwear after a professor said her shorts were "too short."
Campaigners against fox hunting have held protests at National Trust sites across the country. They are concerned that the National Trust allows so-called 'trail hunts' on its land, where hounds are supposedly following a scent - but
Campaigners against fox hunting are holding protests on Sunday at National Trust sites across the country. The National Trust allows so-called 'trail hunts' on its land, where hounds are supposedly following a scent - but many wild
Protesters outside the National Trust AGM at the Steam Museum in Swindon last October Campaigners against fox hunting are planning a day of protest next month at National Trust sites across the country. The National Trust allows so-called
This is the shocking moment a motorist attempted to drive through a crowd of protestors. The incident happened in Brea, California where a protest was being held about immigration. According to the Los Angeles Times, the demonstration was held
If you haven’t read Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale before, it’s follows a dystopian world in which fertile women are forced to become breeders for the rest of society. One bill discussed at the chambers will effectively ban common procedures used for second trimester abortions, and another would allow doctors to withhold information regarding fetal anomlies from pregnant women. Heather Busby, executive director at advocacy group NARAL Pro-Choice Texas told The Huffington Post that the law would effectively allow doctors to “lie to their patients” – the idea being that if a medical professional discovered severe abnormalities and feared the mother might choose to terminate the pregnancy, there wouldn’t be negative consequences for the doctor for failing to tell them.
Wednesday is International Women’s Day so Yahoo Style is highlighting a few of the powerful women who are living by the year’s IWD theme, #BeBoldForChange, which calls on women to help forge a more gender-inclusive world. Just a few weeks ago, Brooklyn-born Nelini Stamp, 29, an Occupy Wall Street alum and national membership director for the progressive Working Families Party, and Elizabeth Zeldin, 37, a mom of two and nonprofit housing worker with little activist background, didn’t know each other.
On January 21st millions of marchers all around the world gathered together in peaceful protest and to get their voices heard on a whole spectrum of causes: women’s rights, reproductive rights, gender equality, violence, LGBT rights, workers rights, civil rights, immigrant rights, and on and on. In London we had hoped that there would be 50,000 – we could see the numbers growing as the date approached.
It wasn’t just animal rights that were being fought for this morning at London Fashion Week. The protest brought up some worrying facts surrounding the fashion world. The average age of a catwalk model is now 17 with older models coming few and far between.