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Think You Know What A Supermodel Looks Like? Think Again.

Think You Know What A Supermodel Looks Like? Think Again.

Even those of us who complain regularly about the lack of diversity in the fashion industry could use a reminder that diversity isn’t only about color or size. How refreshing would it be to see these models staring back at you from billboards and magazine covers every now and then? Read more: http://upworthy.com/think-you-know-what-a-supermodel-looks-like-think-again

Guess Which Actress Broke TV’s 38-Year Diversity Drought?

Guess Which Actress Broke TV’s 38-Year Diversity Drought?

From the Department of It’s About Damn Time: America, I give you network TV’s first African-American female dramatic lead since Nixon. It doesn’t hurt either that she stars on the best-written show on television.  We’ve railed against the lack of diversity on network TV before. If Hollywood keeps repeating what it believes to work, then

So Maybe She Hasn't Won A Grammy. Her Music Saves Lives Anyway.

So Maybe She Hasn't Won A Grammy. Her Music Saves Lives Anyway.

Bless their souls, but Western health workers’ efforts often get lost in translation. That’s what happened here when a village stopped using a life-saving medicine. It took one of their own — and a solution that could only have come from their own — to make the medicine work. Read more: http://upworthy.com/so-maybe-she-hasnt-won-a-grammy-her-music-saves-lives-anyway

5 life lessons we learned watching Ellen Page's heartfelt acceptance speech.

5 life lessons we learned watching Ellen Page’s heartfelt acceptance speech.

On Oct. 3, Ellen Page accepted the Human Rights Campaign’s National Vanguard Award. The celebrated actress and tireless advocate received the award for her courage, leadership, and support for the LGBT community at the 19th Annual HRC National Dinner in Washington, D.C. Page onstage. Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images. Page’s stirring acceptance speech was full

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