On a Sunday night in early May, torrential rains caused massive flooding in Tennessee and Kentucky, resulting in 31 deaths and nearly 1,000 residents forced out of their homes. By Monday morning, the…
"I wasn't aware of AIDS in the 1970s and 1980s. I was young. It didn't affect me until I went to college," says Kristin Chenoweth. "Then in the early 1990s my voice teacher passed away from it. I…
One out of every six children in the United States (12.4 million) is at risk of hunger. It's a staggering statistic and one that Scarlett Johansson and the nonprofit Blessings in a Backpack are…
"I've loved the ocean all my life. As a New Englander, I've seen the nasty effects of the collapse of fisheries on the life of seaside towns," says thesp and conservationist Sam Waterston, who…
Ethan Hawke learned to embrace charity from his mother, Leslie Hawke.
Delhi the Elephant can thank Bill Maher and the other supporters of PETA for her new life.
Barbara Davis was terrified. "Our fifth child, Dana, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes when she was 7 years old. Marvin and I took Dana to Boston's Joslin Diabetes Clinic for treatment."
"When my father was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease 16 years ago, I watched him progress through a very slow and painful deterioration," says Ryan Reynolds.
From a legendary beat poet to a junior-high misfit, this year's Outfest (aka the 28th Annual Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival) delivers a broad look at the LGBT experience. Story development…
Drew Barrymore has a long record of championing LGBT equality. Professionally and personally, the actress has embraced the gay and lesbien community both on and offscreen.
When Constance McMillen, a high school senior from Mississippi, asked if she could bring her girlfriend to the prom, the Itawamba County Schools canceled the dance rather than honor her request.