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The measures, planned by Democrats who reclaimed control of all levers of state government for the first time in modern memory, would allow voters to cast their ballots early…
Jared Polis was officially been sworn in as Governor of Colorado on Tuesday — making him the first out gay man to claim the title of Governor in any…
The wall was a statement of gender equality, and a call to end violent protests against women trying to enter Kerala’s Sabarimala temple, a pilgrimage site for Hindus.
There are more women than ever before, and a new generation of Muslims, Latinos, Native Americans and African-Americans in the House creating what academics call a reflective democracy, more…
Canada is designing a new “loonie,” or one-dollar coin, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in the country.
More than 1.8 million people worldwide have signed a petition from environmental groups to sue the French government for failing to take sufficient action on the matter.
Free mass transit will be available across Luxembourg from the beginning of 2020 – making it the first country in the world to do so.
Royal Dutch Shell caved in to growing investor pressure over climate change, setting out plans to introduce industry-leading carbon emissions targets linked to executive pay.
According to reports from law enforcement agencies, drug traffickers on the dark web have voluntarily stopped trading fentanyl, a deadly opioid that can be up to 100 times stronger than…
Patagonia said this week that it will donate the $10 million it saved from recent tax cuts to environmental protection groups.
Elon Musk says that the Starlink satellite constellation will maintain a line of sight to everyone on Earth, providing global internet connectivity.
Amid a numbing succession of mass shootings, gun control groups outspent the National Rifle Association in the midterm election cycle.
The United Nations on Wednesday lifted sanctions on Eritrea, bolstering the precarious peace in one of the world’s most volatile and strategic corners.
The Yes on 3 campaign described Massachusetts as the first state in the nation “to successfully defend transgender rights by popular vote.”
Colorado Democratic US Rep. Jared Polis will be his state’s next governor, becoming the nation’s first openly gay man elected to a governor’s mansion.
A new independent study, carried out by Sky Ocean Rescue, has found that there has been a shift in the public’s perception of plastic.
Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota became the first Muslim women elected to Congress.
Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland made history on Tuesday by becoming the first Native American women elected to Congress.
More openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people were elected Tuesday night than in any previous U.S. election. The results are still rolling in, but at least…
Scotland has become the first country in the world to require its public schools nationwide to add LGBT history and inclusion to their curriculums.