April 11, 2021

The stigma around AIDS still blocks progress

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BY KATIE DUPERE From Mashable When Ndaba Mandela’s father died in 2005, his family gathered to discuss what to tell the media. In a high profile family, the bloodline of South African anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela, media was always a concern. But that was true especially now, given that Ndaba’s father died of AIDS. When […]

Laverne Cox says we can’t help transgender people if we don’t even count them

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By Katie Dupere From Mashable Actress and activist Laverne Cox speaks about transgender population data at the 2015 Social Good Summit on Sept. 28, 2015. When Laverne Cox graced the cover of TIME magazine in 2014, the cover proclaimed that the United States was at a “transgender tipping point.” That bold statement has become a […]

How industry leaders think we should tackle climate change

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By Maya Ninel Robert From Mashable The issue of climate change is now on the front lines of international politics. You might even say 2015 was the year that climate moved from a political and economic issue to one grounded in morals and ethics, with Pope Francis weighing in on global warming policy. This year’s […]