A Meals On Wheels volunteer loads food into a van.

Its Funding In Danger, Meals On Wheels Sees Donations Skyrocket

About a third of the program's funding comes from federal grants, but that money could be on the chopping block.

  Social Issues

Congressman Scott Taylor in his office.
Newsy Staff

This Republican Congressman Wants To Protect LGBTQ+ Housing Rights

New video of Michael Brown in a Ferguson convenience store
Jason Pollock / "Stranger Fruit"

Filmmaker Says New Video Shows Michael Brown Didn't Rob Local Store

a cotton swab used for DNA testing
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Bill Allows Companies To Penalize Employees Who Refuse Genetic Tests

OutVets marching in a Veterans Day parade.

Gay Veterans Group Will Walk In Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade

The Texas State Capitol
HyunJae Park

Court Rules Texas' Gerrymandering Diminished Minority Voting Power

Pedestrians walk past an AT&T Wireless store
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AT&T Could Be Discriminating Against Some Low-Income Communities

Finn Jones as Danny Rand in Netflix's "Iron Fist."
Netflix / "Iron Fist"

Critics Are Upset Iron Fist Is A White Guy

Protesters from a New York City march
Twitter / @womensmarch

'Day Without A Woman' Organizers Reportedly Arrested In NYC

'The Fearless Girl' statue on Wall Street
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Wall Street's Newest Statue Is Small But Makes A Big Statement

Women protest in Australia on International Women's Day.
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A #DayWithoutAWoman Prompts Marches, Walkouts And Lots Of Red

Residents in front of Town Hall Apartments
Newsy / Ben Schamisso

LGBTQ Seniors Face Housing Discrimination, But Not In This Building

Women's march in Los Angeles
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Celebrating The Women Who Came Before Us

The Statue of Liberty
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The Statue Of Liberty Went Dark For An Hour And Everyone Freaked Out

Donald Trump and a Planned Parenthood sign
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Trump Makes Planned Parenthood An Offer: Abortions Go, Funding Stays

Ben Carson
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Ben Carson Compares Slaves To Immigrants Seeking A Better Life

A still from the upcoming "Beauty and the Beast" movie
Youtube / Disney Movie Trailers

Theater Won't Show 'Beauty And The Beast' Because It's Too Gay

Jon Batiste
CBS / "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert"

Stephen Colbert's 'Hey White People' Segment Is Back

The Texas flag
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Texas Could Let Doctors Mislead Patients To Try To Decrease Abortions

"Beauty and the Beast" poster
Walt Disney Studios

'Beauty And The Beast' To Include Disney's First Gay Character

A Muslim filmmaker
American Muslim Storytellers

A Grant Is Finding And Funding Muslims To Tell Humanizing Stories

Protesters walk during the Women's March.
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Republican Lawmakers Push For Harsher Penalties Against Protesters

Donald Trump and a fence on the U.S.-Mexican border
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Homeland Security Is Almost Ready For Border Wall Design Proposals

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
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GOP Rep. Calls Transgender Bathroom Rule Rollback 'Lamentable'

Students walk into a school.

Trump Administration Withdraws Guidance Regarding Transgender Students

The Statue of Liberty
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Somebody Hung A 'Refugees Welcome' Banner On The Statue Of Liberty

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg
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Norway Is Donating $10 Million To Women's Health NGOs Around The World

Japanese-Americans registering for work, under the Work Corps plan for evacuees
National Parks Service

75 Years Ago: An Executive Order Sent 120,000 Japanese Into Internment

Norma McCorvey
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'Roe' of Roe v. Wade, Norma McCorvey, Dies At 69

Local residents painting a mural in India
Artolution, Max Frieder, Joel Bergner

This Group Creates Murals To Bring People Together

Muslim women teaching a self defense class
Self Defense Starter Kit

These Muslim Women Want Others To Know Self-Defense