There are other people in America like Damon Thibodeaux who were sentenced to death for a crime they did not commit — but few got the lucky escape he did when evidence came together proving he was not the perpetrator. I hope the least that his story does is help everyone think more deeply about […]
What Do Dry Cleaning, Amphibians, And Descendants Of John Adams Have To Do With Reproductive Rights?
This short film goes to very strange, weirdly hypnotic, and often amusing lengths to explain the complicated history of the fight for reproductive rights. Stick through the whole thing though. It’s totally fascinating. To help you through it, here’s some key things to look for while you’re watching: At 1:20 you’ll meet the dry cleaners, […]
Ben Grenrock has struggled with chronic depression, but he’s lucky to have a supportive family and access to the treatment he needs. This compelling story draws attention to all the young people who aren’t nearly as lucky as Ben. Read more: http://upworthy.com/he-and-his-friends-wanted-some-beer-so-they-asked-a-homeless-guy-to-buy-it-then-came-the-message
Here's How Something That Happened In 539 B.C. Has Everything To Do With How We Live Our Lives Today
The topic seems simple, yet as you can see here, sometimes it’s hard to put into words. Human rights are extremely important, and they apply to every single one of us. Let’s have this conversation about the rights we are all entitled to have. Read more: http://upworthy.com/heres-how-something-that-happened-in-539-bc-has-everything-to-do-with-how-we-live-our-lives-today