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London Fire Brigade Calls Peppa Pig Sexist 20 Mar 2019 12:23 PM EST

Peppa Pig is a perky little cartoon character for preschoolers the world over. The blockbuster cartoon airs in more than 180 countries. It has faced criticism after an episode called "The Fire Engine" referred to a firefighter as a fireman. The LFB says it currently employs 354 female firefighters -- 7.39% of its operational workforce. Astley Baker Davies and Entertainment One, the production companies behind "Peppa Pig," did not respond to CNN's request for comment.

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19 March, 2019
A Look at Why the Trump Administration Keeps Losing in Court

By Laura Tucker, Staff writer; Image: Mike Pence, Donald Trump, Jim Mattis (Image source: Public domain)     While it's true that we live in a dispute-happy society with lawsuits being filed for so many different reasons, we don't expect that at a presidential level. Yet Donald Trump's administration continues to be sued and go to court... Read more

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23 February, 2019
Kickstarter 'Sex Button' Faces Backlash

Business Insider reported LoveSync is a button that silently tells your partner you want to have sex. They launched a Kickstarter to fund it's production. LoveSync faced backlash for replacing audible consent and communication in sex and relationships. The founders of LoveSync Ryan and Jenn Cmich say critics are viewing it "black or white." "We're not trying... Read more

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14 February, 2019
Alexis Ohanian Talks Relationship Success With Serena Williams

Alexis Ohanian, Serena Williams' husband and cofounder of Reddit, says the most important ways he supports his wife "would never go viral." Ohanian wrote in an article for Glamour magazine that he makes a pancake breakfast for his wife and their daughter, Alexis Olympia, every Sunday. Business Insider reports Ohanian said he borrowed the tradition from... Read more

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9 February, 2019
LGBTQ Rights in Question in West Virginia Thanks to a Bigoted Delegate

-by Drew Kolar, Editor; Image: Republican Delegate Eric Porterfield of West Virginia (Image Source: West Virginia Legislature / Public Domain) Discrimination and hate are unfortunately not dead in the United States, and it is a shame that many once-progressive parts of the country have taken steps backwards—especially after the election of Donald... Read more

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7 February, 2019
Ocasio-Cortez Should Not Have to Apologize for Her State of the Union Response

-by Drew Kolar, Editor; Image: New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at the State of the Union on February 5 (Image Source: CNN Screenshot via Hollywood Reporter) Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was visibly displeased with Tuesday’s State of the Union address, and despite critics insinuating that she should apologize for her somber expression,... Read more

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