It’s been 50 years since the Stonewall uprising sparked the modern LGBTQIA+ rights movement and ushered in a new wave of activists. These inspiring leaders remind us that whether we’re helping others find their community, or providing resources to make everyone feel empowered, we can do more together to create the world we want to live in. #Pride
This year, more small towns than ever are hosting their first #pride events. To communities marching in their first parade, know that there are people near and far (digitally) marching with you. 🌈
In celebration of #Pride, illustrator @dgraybarnett and paper engineer @paperform created a piece that showcases our collective heart for the LGBTQ+ community. This month, our More Together Creator Series once again combines the unique crafts of two artists to create an original art piece. Look for more fun and surprising collaborations as the year continues. #MoreTogether
Dads, tell us your favorite, funniest, and most heartfelt teaching moments. When it comes to parenting, you’re not the only one making it up as you go along.
Tell us your craziest, funniest, sweetest, weirdest dad moments. Because when it comes to parenting, you’re not the only one making it up as you go along.
Beautiful things can happen when you come together. Here is the first installment of the More Together Creator Series. Illustrator @ellenporteus and photographer @g.g.mcg put their heads and painted hands together to create an original art piece. Look for more fun and surprising collaborations as the year continues. #MoreTogether
This Mother’s Day, let’s celebrate the ups and downs of being a #mom. What are some of your experiences with motherhood that other moms can relate to? #mothersday #parenthood
We’d love to hear about your funniest #mom moments. Some of them could even end up in our Mother’s Day Improv special this Friday! Join us on May 10th at 1 PM, EST on Facebook Live for an @ucbtny Improv show. When it comes to parenting, you’re not the only one making it up as you go along. #moms #parenting #mothersday
El Paso Square Dancing is a Facebook Group who know how to tear up a Friday night!
The Facebook Group, Rockabilly Mafia Dolls are a national sisterhood who not only wow us with their outfits, they also impress with their commitment to community. Here they are before they take-off to deliver food to the homeless.
We joined Ballet Folklorico, a Facebook Group of dancers (young and old), before a performance in El Paso. This Group comes together for beautifully choreographed folk dances and it’s really something to see.
The Tulsa Threat Facebook Group is an all-women’s football team, who are constantly told they are not tough enough to play. Together, they are proving the haters wrong.
Though they hail from fifteen different countries, thanks to the brotherhood of cricket, the Strikers feel right at home in Oklahoma. Their mission? To make their beloved sport more accessible to the masses. #cricket #oklahomacity
A Valentine for your Galentine, because gals should stick together. Card by community member @heynelliele #galentinesday
Today we’re celebrating a few big and small firsts in life. Matt P, from @burgerjointhtx is throwing it back to his first business. “My first food truck was called Koagie Hots. Kogi stands for Korean hoagie — it was a recipe from my roots, my grandma. She was my mentor. Growing up, I’d watch her cook for the whole family. It inspired me to do what I’m doing today.” #TBT
We’re talking about all the big and tiny Firsts in life. Whitney remembers, “The first time I got to hold my daughter...I thought, 'oh, she’s a peach' and then I thought, 'oh my, she looks just like my father-in-law.' It was so overwhelming and joyful. I saw everyone I loved in her face.” What do you remember about meeting your child for the first time? #firsts #firstchild #firstborn
Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Take a tour of the National Civil Rights Museum with Director Noelle T. in our Story. #mlk
Apparently this was THE look in 2004. #10yearchallenge #morelike15yearchallenge
Only the best of friends share fries. This week’s compliment card is for that friend who’s worth the last one. Card by: @jayroeder
Friends make the world a better place. So we worked with artists and community members to make compliment cards for the BFFs in your life. Spread a little love this #Thanksgiving. Art by Becca Clason
Last week community members shared unique #Thanksgiving food traditions with us. This recipe is from Tim S. in Las Vegas whose wife inspired the family to add this crispy Persian rice dish to their annual dinner - making a new tradition. What are some of your family’s favorite things to do and eat on Thanksgiving? Illustration by community member Jenna Lechner.
Remember going to the mall to get your portrait taken? #tbt
Today on Veterans Day, we want to extend our deepest gratitude and respect to all who have served and are currently serving in the military. Thank you. Pictured is U.S. Marine Sergeant Matthew Callahan, Combat Correspondent. See more of his work featuring service members in our Story.
Members of our community have taught us the best part about sharing your life with a pet is the unconditional love. Pictured are: Etta & Harry Mark & Tiki Gihee & Bumble Love & Wanda
Día de los Muertos is an opportunity to celebrate and reconnect with family and friends who have passed on. To honor her abuela, Aimee connected with @creative_faceand_bodyartist to paint her face as a calavera. Aimee will also travel to Nayarit to be with family, cook her grandmother’s favorite foods, and sing her grandmother’s favorite songs. At night they will go to the ofrenda and tell Aimee’s abuela how much they miss her. #DiadelosMuertos #Calavera
We asked our Facebook community: what monster would you hang out with on #Halloween and what would you do? Here are some of those monster friendships, illustrated by artist and community member, @giuliapintus_illustrazioni “Stay in and watch soap operas with chupacabras.” -Eric J. “I would ride motorcycles with the Headless Horseman.” -Becca V. “I’d spend my Halloween playing fetch with the Wolfman.” -Terrance R.
To some, being part of a community means giving and receiving support. To others, it's about belonging. What does it mean to you?
Community means different things to different people, so we asked people around the world what it means to them. What does community mean to you?
Meet Geraldo and Enriquez. Geraldo credits the strong women in his life who showed him love and affection, which he passed down to his boy. “I tell him I love him all the time. As a man, I don’t have any issues telling my boys I love them. I tell my grandkids I love them. I kiss them. I don’t care how old you are. I’d say I got that from my aunts and my grandma always kissing me.”
This #FathersDay, we got dads of all ages to talk fatherhood and how it has evolved. What do you love about your pop?
Happy Mother’s Day! We’re celebrating the women who helped shape us. How has your mom made you, you?