Seamus Kirst

politics

Cecile Richards: 'Nancy Pelosi Is the Reason We Still Have Access to Abortion Rights'

In an interview with Broadly, former Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards urges Democrats to support Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House: “It's time we stop being shut down by loud, angry men."
Seamus Kirst
11.16.18
politics

'We Cannot Give In': Sen. Duckworth's Uniquely Personal Stand Against Trump

The junior senator from Illinois talks healthcare, Trump's transgender military ban, and relying on Planned Parenthood when she worked as a waitress in college.
Seamus Kirst
8.11.17
politics

Maxine Waters, the Internet's Political Auntie, Won't Back Down on Trump

We spoke to the 78-year-old Democratic Congresswoman from California about why she thinks it's great she became a meme.
Seamus Kirst
7.5.17
Interviews

'A Movement Toward Greater Humanity': How Protests Around the US Are Connected

Charlotte Uprising formed in response to the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by a Charlotte police officer in September. We talked to organizer Gloria Merriweather about how the group is now advancing social justice causes not only in their city...
Seamus Kirst
11.17.16
Weed

Reporter Who Quit on Air to Fight for Legal Pot Faces 54 Years for Distribution

In September 2014, Alaskan journalist Charlo Greene went viral after she said, "Fuck it—I quit," on live TV in order to dedicate herself full-time to marijuana legalization. Not long after, police raided her cannabis club.
Seamus Kirst
10.3.16
tv

Disney Star Skai Jackson on Becoming an Accidental Meme

Although she was only 9 years old when she was first asked to set up social media accounts, the "Jessie" actress has become a sort of guru for a younger generation navigating an online world its parents have no idea about.
Seamus Kirst
7.6.16
Interviews

Lisa Vanderpump's Crusade to End the Dog Meat Trade

The "Real Housewives" and "Vanderpump Rules" star has become known as an ardent campaigner against the controversial Yulin Lychee and Dog Meat Festival. We caught up with Vanderpump to talk about about why she feels it's her activism—for dogs as well...
Seamus Kirst
6.21.16
tv

How a ‘Real Housewife’ Went from Working at Carnivals to the Elite Charity Scene

Former Miss Arizona LeeAnne Locken has earned criticism from fellow “Real Housewives of Dallas” cast mates for faking her way into the exclusive charity scene. But Locken, who grew up working the duck pond at carnivals, insists her motives are pure.
Seamus Kirst
6.3.16
tv

Real Housewife Robyn Dixon on How Race Plays a Role on the Show

The “Real Housewives of Potomac” star opens up about her unconventional relationship with her live-in ex-husband, her bankruptcy, and why racial identity became such a controversial issue this season.
Seamus Kirst
5.20.16
reality tv

Ousted Real Housewife Brandi Glanville Opens Up on Life After Controversy

Last year, Brandi Glanville left "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" after three seasons on the show and repeated conflicts with other cast members. We caught up with the star to talk about the emotional toll the show took on her, manipulative...
Seamus Kirst
4.12.16
Interviews

How an Infamous 'Bad Girls Club' Star Turned Reality TV into a Lucrative Career

When Tanisha Thomas appeared as an antagonistic loud mouth on the iconic camp reality show, most people assumed her entertainment career would start and end there. Now, she's the host.
Seamus Kirst
2.18.16
Interviews

'Mob Wives' Brittany Fogarty Doesn't Want to Glamorize the Mafia

The 25-year-old model joined the cast of "Mob Wives" for the iconic reality show's sixth and final season. Unlike the rest of the stars, however, she believes "the lifestyle" is destructive—and hopes to show viewers that perspective.
Seamus Kirst
2.9.16
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