LGBTQ+ Activists Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera to Get NYC Monument

A statue planned for Greenwich Village’s Ruth Wittenberg Triangle will honor Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, activists and icons of the LGBTQ+ community. The pair co-founded Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries, an organization that offered support for homeless drag queens, gay youth and trans people. And, as legend has it, Rivera threw the first bottle during the Stonewall riots. Rivera and Johnson, both drag queens …

Airy + Activism-Driven: The Eaton Hotel, Washington, DC

A new hotel encouraging social and political action, wellness, diversity and inclusion

At the corner of K and 12th St NW in Washington, DC, the Eaton Hotel is open—after a weekend of exciting launch events. Situated half a mile from The White House in one direction and a Trump-branded hotel in the other, Eaton is focused on changing the world—but Eaton exists on the opposite end of the spectrum as the aforementioned property. “The original inspiration for …

Project Trumpmore Iceberg Sculpture

To draw attention to climate change—and tongue-in-cheek recognition of President Trump’s suggestion that he should be on Mount Rushmore—Finnish activist group Melting Ice is attempting to raise money for a 35 meter-high sculpture of the president on an Arctic glacier. If they achieve the €400,000 goal, several ice carvings by artists like Anssi Kousa will unite to form the project in an as-yet-announced location. The …