Topic: Culture

Teen Amazingly Convinces McDonald’s To Stop Offering ‘Girls’ And ‘Boys’ Toys

Teen Amazingly Convinces McDonaldâs To Stop Offering âGirlsâ And âBoysâ Toys

When Antonia Ayers-Brown was 11-years-old, she wrote a letter to the CEO of McDonald’s to “ask him to change the way his stores sold Happy Meals.” She was frustrated after hearing “do you want a boy toy or a girl toy” endlessly, and decided to do something about it. She told him asking the gender of children receiving toys was akin to asking at a job interview “whether someone wanted a man’s job or a woman’s job.” She wasn’t satisfied with their response. More »

This Beautiful Portrait Of Olympian Tom Daley Made From Homophobic Tweets Wins The Internet

This Beautiful Portrait Of Olympian Tom Daley Made From Homophobic Tweets Wins The Internet

British Olympic diver Tom Daley came out last year in a Youtube video, saying that he was in a relationship with a man. Unfortunately (and worse, unsurprisingly), he received a wave of homophobic bullshit spewed from the horrible depths of the Internet, especially on Twitter. Artist Conor Collins decided to take all the vitriol and repurpose it with a different message–he created a beautiful portrait of Daley comprised of the tweets. More »