Art Show Inspired by Philando Castile

Open now at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (and free to the public), “Art and Healing: In the Moment” is a show inspired by Philando Castile—a man whose brutal death at the hands of police after being pulled over for what should have been just a traffic stop was not only heinous, but also filmed by his girlfriend. The exhibition is made up of works …

Pride Style 2018

From socks to T-shirts and shorts, products with proceeds going to LGBTQ+ organizations

One way to show support and celebrate Pride and the community as a whole is by wearing your rainbow-colored heart on your sleeve, but it’s also important not to let Pride be reduced to said rainbows and vague concepts about love. The LGBTQ+ community should be respected and supported all year and every year which is why this product round-up features brands that actually give …

Help Over Hate: A List of Organizations Under Threat

The recent election results kicked many people into action. One of the most useful resources we’ve found thus far is Help Over Hate—an inventory of organizations that support and service communities that may find themselves threatened by the new government. From initiatives that work toward race and gender equality, civil and reproductive rights, and those who work with immigrants and refugees—there are plenty of organizations …

Instead of Buying Merch, Donate to Women’s Organizations

While sometimes it’s nice to wear your heart (and your feminism) on your sleeve, there’s more to a movement than a T-shirt. The team at The Cut knows this and has put together a list of seven organizations and charities that really empower and support women—from Planned Parenthood to RAINN. So if you want to buy that “Nasty Woman” T-shirt, go ahead! But maybe also …

Norman Lear on Living Life With Meaning

Norman Lear is responsible for TV shows like “All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons” and “Good Times”—programs that changed how Americans saw families and gave screen time to under-represented people during a rapidly evolving era. He went on to make several iconic films including “The Princess Bride” and “Stand By Me,” and then worked as an activist—he even made it to Richard Nixon’s “enemies” list. …