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July 27, 2021

‘Cleveland Indians’ Will Finally Change Its Name After Years of Controversy

In recent years, many major sports league teams have garnered significant backlash for their outdated—and often racist—team names and logos. Some have resisted the call to alter their offensive monikers while others have embraced the criticism and adapted. Most recently, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team has joined the list of those that are finally deciding to modify their long-held namesakes.

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May 18, 2021

New UK Laws Will Recognize Animals as Sentient Beings

It's obvious to many pet owners that their pets experience emotion and show affection. However, animals are rarely recognized in law as sentient beings—conscious creatures who are aware of feelings and sensations. In the United Kingdom, 50 animal welfare charities have successfully lobbied and collaborated with the government to fix this oversight. A new policy paper by the UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs has been released.

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April 2, 2021

Netherlands Celebrates 20 Years Since Being First Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

It's important to look back and remember significant milestones in history, especially when they played a major part in making the world a better and more equitable place for all. Just 20 years ago, four same-sex couples made history when they were married at the stroke of midnight on April 1 in Amsterdam. It was then that the Netherlands became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage.

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February 25, 2021

Viral Twitter Thread Reveals Long Helpful List of Acceptable Donations To Food Banks

Food insecurity is a huge problem around the world. As rates of unemployment have soared, families are having trouble making ends meet. That’s where community food banks play an important role; they help those who are struggling and provide them with food and other essential items. Food banks are always in need of donations from those with more means. But what should you donate?

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