Stories by Lauren Kelley

Lauren Kelley is the activism and gender editor at AlterNet and a freelance journalist based in New York City. Her work has appeared in Salon, Time Out New York, the L Magazine, and other publications. Follow her on Twitter. subscribe to Lauren Kelley's feed

Posted on: Apr 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Think the anti-choicers in statehouses around the country are coming up with abortion bans all by themselves? Think again.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Recently there have been several instances in which the public spoke out loud enough that a major organization or company had to back down, David and Goliath-style.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Mar 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

As outraged as Americans are about robo-signing (and they should be), the use of foreclosure mills doesn't even begin to scratch the surface of Bank of America's dastardly deeds.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

While not a new concept, creative activism does seem to be having a "moment" right now as activists look for ways to draw attention to the recent attacks on our rights.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Mar 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

While most progressives are aware of Wal-Mart's labor problems, they may not know about the way workers at an Amazon shipping facility are treated.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Mar 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Consumers were outraged when Bank of America announced a $5 debit fee last fall. Undeterred, some banks are now quietly imposing even more fees.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Feb 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Ordinary citizens aren't the only ones protesting the GOP's anti-gay, anti-woman measures -- several lawmakers and a judge recently did too.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Feb 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Feb 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet