Women’s Health magazine recently committed to replacing cover terms like “diet,” “shrink,” “bikini body,” and “drop two sizes” with positive ones like “strong,” “toned,” and “sexy.” Sign the petition and applaud the magazine on its shift toward a more inclusive image.
Recent research has shown that men characters speak more than women characters in Disney princess movies. Sign this petition to demand that Disney give women more lines in their films.
Gay conversion therapy, a harmful and dangerous practice, could soon be banned for minors in the state of Hawaii. Praise the efforts to ban this practice for the benefit of the LGBT community.
A former CIA agent has been imprisoned for alerting the public about a dangerous plan involving nuclear weapons. Demand that President Obama release this loyal citizen and stop punishing whistle-blowers.
A Canadian pastor on a humanitarian mission in North Korea has been imprisoned and sentenced to a life of hard labor. Urge the government to intervene on his behalf and secure his release.
Florida’s legislature is attempting the pass a bill that will nearly ban abortion in the entire state despite the fact that such a ban would clearly be ruled unconstitutional. Sign this petition to urge the legislature to reject the bill.
Firing squads and other violent means are being proposed as death penalty alternatives in Mississippi due to the decreasing availability of the chemicals used in lethal injections. Tell state leadership this archaic proposal must not be accepted by signing this petition.
A popular cold weather clothing retailer uses fur and down for many of its products. Fur and down come from the bodies of tortured animals. Sign this petition and tell Canada Goose it is time to stop the needless suffering and to start using cruelty-free alternatives.
Lego recently announced the addition of a wheelchair-bound minifigure to its ‘Fun in the Park’ line. Sign the petition and applaud Lego’s celebration of diversity.
An elderly man was allegedly attacked by an off-duty police sergeant who parked too close to the victim, causing a door ding. The officer reportedly reached into the man’s vehicle and attacked him. Demand the sergeant be fired if guilty of the allegations.
Children are at risk of being kidnapped and sold into sex slavery before and during the Super Bowl. Call on authorities to crack down on human trafficking, and prevent this celebratory day from becoming an occasion for tragedy.
HomeVestors of America has released a new commercial featuring a capuchin monkey. Monkeys used in the entertainment industry are deprived of everything natural to them including companionship, living environment and their natural diet. Demand HomeVestors stop using animals in their advertisements.
Dozens of kittens are reportedly being sold and used as bait in dogfights, yet the investigation has been dropped. Demand this case be reopened and that anyone responsible for torturing innocent animals in this unthinkable manner be punished to the fullest extent of the law.
Over 1.3 billion people across the globe do not have access to electricity. This prevents students from studying, businesses from running, and women from feeling safe on the street after dark. Thank an innovative company for developing solar power initiatives in villages across Africa.
An Oklahoma district court judge ruled in favor of a high school that denied a Native American student’s right to express her religious beliefs on graduation day. Demand an apology to the student from the judge who ruled against her freedom of religion.
A new TV movie has cast white actor Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson, a decision prompting outrage. Although Jackson’s skin disorder left him with whitened skin, he always identified and wanted to be portrayed as black. Let the production company know they should use this opportunity to cast a black actor.
Barbies will now come in petite, tall, and curvy models and will feature more diverse skin tones and hair textures in a new push for better representation by toy company Mattel. Sign our petition to applaud this effort to show girls everywhere that you don’t have to be thin and white to be beautiful.
Tobacco use in video games is unmonitored and poses a threat to impressionable young gamers. Take action to restrict the glamorization of tobacco in the video gaming industry.
The CEO of the Wounded Warrior Project charity has allegedly been using funds for elaborate parties. Instead of helping veterans, money is spent on expensive hotels and travel. Demand that he be fired so donations go to wounded veterans.
Children and their families seeking asylum are living in prison-like conditions, oftentimes for years. Sign this petition to demand that these refugees receive better living conditions and faster processing for their asylum requests.
Only 3.8 million out of 22 million children who require free or reduced school lunches are being fed through the government’s summer meal program. This huge disparity means millions of children are going hungry during the summertime. Help feed these children by demanding support for President Obama’s proposed increase in funding for the summer meal program.
At least 600 animals were seized from a no-kill animal shelter where they were suffering from open wounds and skin problems and appeared to be malnourished. The shelter clearly neglected the animals and allowed them to suffer. Demand that the operators of this shelter be prosecuted to the maximum extent if found guilty.
South Africa has banned leopard hunting for the year of 2016. This is a huge step, despite its 12-month limit, to ending hunts on these animals. Send your support to the Ministry of Environmental Affairs in South Africa for this decision.
A group of teenagers allegedly chased, cornered and hit a fox for their own entertainment. The fox was found cowering in fear and covered in puncture wounds. Sign this petition and demand the people responsible for this crime face the proper punishment.
Veterans and former employees claim the nation’s most well-known veteran’s charity is less focused on helping wounded warriors and more focused on raising money. Sign this petition to demand they provide more comprehensive services.