How One Father Isn't Letting The Healthcare System Forget About His Son

29-year-old Daniel Desnoyers died after he missed a $20 health insurance payment

The FDA Wouldn't Let This 24-Year-Old Give Blood — So He Donated A Kidney Instead

'It's something that really didn’t impact me much, but it can really make a difference for somebody else,' Barton Lynch says

Meet The Women Doing The Hard Work In Mississippi's Abortion Desert

The Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund is what holistic care could look like

How To Help Migrant Children Caught In The Detention Center Crisis

'This is a long fight, and it’s going to require a lot of attention and a lot of input from people'

Why This Sex Toy CEO Decided To Sue The MTA

“I really think that this is a little bit of a misunderstanding,” Alexandra Fine told MTV News. “I don't want to be in a long drawn-out MTA case.”

How YouTube Star Elijah Daniel Opened The Gates Of Gay Hell

'The majority of my stunts have some sort of political background to them. I’m trying to meme the kids into being politically active'

Fake Social Media Activism Is Hurting Real Sudanese Advocacy Efforts

Sudanese citizens are in the midst of a crisis. But that hasn't stopped some Instagram accounts from allegedly taking advantage of the civil unrest to gain more followers

What It's Really Like Inside One Of Kentucky's Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Being inside a Kentucky CPC was more confusing than receiving an abortion in a foreign country

'When They See Us' Is Inspiring A New Generation To Protest

'We never had this type of support and a new, fresh generation to fight for change,' Kevin Richardson's sister told MTV News

Who's Really Behind The Push To Make Protesting A Felony?

'You see over and over again that the legislators are willing to change the rules'

She Was A "Vibrant Young Person": Another Black Trans Woman Was Found Dead

'We need to act to protect and support trans women from violence—and we need to do it now'

This Native Activist Wants You To Wake Up To What What Navajo Nation Life Is Like

'I oftentimes find myself correcting my own educators and peers about the true nature of the original inhabitants of this land'

How Students Are Using Harm Reduction To Fight The Drug War

As one activist puts it: 'Movements start on college campuses, but they don’t end on college campuses'

What You Need to Know About The Crisis In Sudan

Young people have been leading the uprising, and they're not giving up

The Difference Between Celebrating Pride, And Just Selling It

LGBTQ+ freedom fighters fought for equity, access, and inclusion — not free markets to grossly sell to their community

A Trans Woman Died In A New York City Jail. Now Activists Are Helping Her Family Get Answers

Layleen Polanco was found in her cell after being held on $500 bail

London Mayor Condemns Homophobic Attack Against Lesbian Couple

'The next thing I know Chris is in the middle of the bus and they are punching her,' one of the women remembered

Should We Be Talking About 'Straight Pride' At All?

Let’s validate our own community instead of expending energy to combat those trying to invalidate us

Columbine High School May Be Torn Down

A continued “morbid fascination” with the high school building has sparked the discussion

4 States Have Banned LGBTQ+ "Panic Defenses" — Now Lawmakers Are Taking The Fight To The Federal Level

Introduction of the bills are especially timely, as at least five Black trans women have been murdered in the last few weeks

A High Schooler's Graduation Speech Was Cut Off After She Mentioned Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice

Rooha Haghar's speech has since gone viral

Beverly Hills Officially Bans Tobacco Sales — Yes, Even Your Juul

They're the first city in the U.S. to do so

The Trump Administration Is Making Conditions Even Worse For Migrant Children

'What’s next? Drinking water? Food? . . . Where are they going to stop?'

The School Deputy Who Was On Duty During The Parkland Attack Has Been Arrested

Scot Peterson's bail has been set at $102,000