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The worrisome rising sea levels of Miami...

The worrisome rising sea levels of Miami Beach

08/04/15 10:36AM

The rising sea levels of Miami Beach are a major concern for Miami natives. According to the University of Miami, Miami could see high tides of up to 3 feet by the year 2100. Adrian Baschuk reports. watch

US Troops in Vietnam: Counterculture

US Troops in Vietnam: Counterculture

08/03/15 02:12PM

Fifty years ago, on March 8, 1965, US Marines landed on the beaches of Da Nang marking the first official engagement of American troops in the Vietnam War. This video series will revisit the war— from the first landing through to the fall of Saigon. In this third chapter, we look back at some of the celebrities leading the anti-war movement in... watch

Argentina’s femicide problem

Argentina’s femicide problem

07/28/15 09:35AM

Thousands of women in Argentina protest for the movement #NiUnaMenos, which fights against femicides. Femicide or feminicide is a sexual or gender hate crime. In Argentina, more than 1800 women have been killed in the last seven years. watch

He used sex parties to help stop HIV and AIDS

He used sex parties to help stop HIV and AIDS

07/16/15 12:38PM

Fearless: Alan Bell edited BLK Magazine, a monthly publication aimed at the African-American LGBT community from 1988 to 1994. In addition to running BLK, Bell also hosted a monthly safe-sex party in Los Angeles for African-American men. In the latest installment of Fearless, Bell reflects on his career in publishing and HIV/AIDS outreach. watch

Finding peace through soccer

Finding peace through soccer

07/08/15 02:19PM

Eric Murangwa was just 21 years old during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Like the entire Tutsi population, Eric and his family were marked to be killed by Hutu rebels. As the captain of the Rwandan national football team, Eric was in grave danger. He managed to  flee to the United Kingdom, and now promotes peace through football. watch

Trans lawyer builds career fighting for...

Trans lawyer builds career fighting for the poor

07/07/15 12:59PM

Fearless: Criminal defense attorney Mia Yamamoto reflects on how coming out as transgender impacted her life and career, why being transgender is more "in your face" than being gay, and she shares her message for LGBT youth. watch

Larry Kramer plays 'word association'

Larry Kramer plays 'word association'

06/25/15 05:59PM

Larry Kramer, the father of HIV/AIDS activism in America, turns 80 on June 25. He discusses his new LGBT history book, “The American People,” and reveals his very special birthday wish. The HBO documentary film "Larry Kramer In Love & Anger" will debut June 29 on HBO. watch

Christian and gay: A religious leader...

Christian and gay: A religious leader reflects

06/25/15 05:00PM

Fearless: Reverend Troy Perry founded the Metropolitan Community Church in 1968 as an outreach to the underserved gay community. Rev. Perry looks back at his personal evolution from a heterosexually-married, closeted gay man in the conservative south to a spiritual and civil rights leader of the LGBT community in Los Angeles and beyond. watch

‘Father and son’ finally able to wed

‘Father and son’ finally able to wed

06/25/15 01:28PM

After 52 years together and at one point legally adopting each other as father and son, Bill Novak and Norman MacArthur were finally able to tie the knot. Produced with Upworthy. watch

Once 'father and son,' now wed

Once 'father and son,' now wed

06/25/15 11:51AM

After 52 years together and at one point legally adopting each other as father and son, Bill Novak and Norman MacArthur were finally able to tie the knot. Produced with Upworthy. watch

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