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In  Mother’s Day proclamation,Obama included a new class of mothers in his announcement: transgenders.

‘ On Mother’s Day, we celebrate those who are the first to welcome us into the world. Performing the most important work there is, mothers — biological, foster, or adoptive — are our first role models and earliest motivators. They balance enormous responsibilities and shape who we become as adults, their lessons guiding us throughout life.





DiCaprio Donates $1 Million To Conservation Efforts In Africa.

Actor and renowned philanthropist Leonardo DiCaprio has made waves with a sizable donation to another environmental project. Following his January donation of $3.4 million to the indigenous groups of Ecuador to help them stand against oil and timber tycoons, DiCaprio has announced a donation of $1 million to ocean conservation efforts in the small African nation of Seychelles. DiCaprio has long been an advocate for environmental efforts, and has consistently used his influential media platform as means to call attention to injustices and demand for change; while many other important media figures have touted this same message, DiCaprio sets himself apart through his actions, consistently donating millions to research and conservation projects.



Johan Cruyff, The Man Who Invented Modern Soccer.

Dutch icon Johan Cruyff has died at the age of 68, it has been announced.

The former Dutch international, an icon at both Barcelona and Ajax, has passed away following a battle with cancer.

A statement on his official website confirmed his passing.

“On March 24, 2016, Johan Cruyff (68) died peacefully in Barcelona, surrounded by his family after a hard fought battle with cancer.”


You are not ‘presidential.’. An open letter to Donald Trump by Brandon Stanton

Those of us who have been paying attention will not allow you to rebrand yourself. You are not a ‘unifier.’ You are not ‘presidential.’ You are not a ‘victim’ of the very anger that you’ve joyfully enflamed for months. You are a man who has encouraged prejudice and violence in the pursuit of personal power. And though your words will no doubt change over the next few months, you will always remain who you are.