About Colleen Curry

Colleen Curry is a senior editor at Global Citizen. She has covered domestic and international news for outlets including ABC News, VICE News, and The New York Times, with a particular focus on women's issues, criminal justice, and LGBT rights. She is also pursuing her Master's in Creative Writing, and has had nonfiction published by Sports Illustrated and Marie Claire.

Colleen's latest stories
  1. Article: Guatemala Charges Officials Over Orphanage Fire That Killed 41 Girls
    Girls & Women

    Guatemala Charges Officials Over Orphanage Fire That Killed 41 Girls

    By Colleen Curry| June 27, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The girls died protesting awful living conditions. Read more

  2. Article: Senate Health Bill Would Cut Insurance for 22 Million Americans — Many of Them Low-Income
    Health

    Senate Health Bill Would Cut Insurance for 22 Million Americans — Many of Them Low-Income

    By Colleen Curry| June 26, 2017

    A vote could come as early as this week. Read more

  3. Article: 15 Incredible Photos of Pride Celebrations Around the World
    Citizenship

    15 Incredible Photos of Pride Celebrations Around the World

    By Colleen Curry  and  Olivia Kestin| June 26, 2017

    The world celebrated pride in June. Read more

  4. Article: Stunning Photos of the World's Newest Biosphere Reserves
    Environment

    Stunning Photos of the World's Newest Biosphere Reserves

    By Colleen Curry| June 26, 2017

    Biodiversity has never looked this good. Read more

  5. Video: John Oliver Takes on 'Anti-Vaxxers' Over Vaccine Myths
    Health

    John Oliver Takes on 'Anti-Vaxxers' Over Vaccine Myths

    By Colleen Curry| June 26, 2017

    And Donald Trump's statements on vaccines, too. Read more

  6. Article: What It’s Like to Be a Queer Woman Running for Office
    Girls & Women

    What It’s Like to Be a Queer Woman Running for Office

    By Colleen Curry| June 23, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Representation matters. Read more

  7. Article: South Sudan Is No Longer in Famine — But 6 Million Are Still Starving
    Food & Hunger

    South Sudan Is No Longer in Famine — But 6 Million Are Still Starving

    By Colleen Curry| June 22, 2017

    It’s a small step in the right direction. Read more

  8. Article: Why the Internet Is Freaking Out Over This Gay Couple’s Photo
    Citizenship

    Why the Internet Is Freaking Out Over This Gay Couple’s Photo

    By Colleen Curry| June 21, 2017

    Nearly quarter-century of Pride. Read more

  9. Article: 1 Million Syrian Refugee Children are Out of School — Here's Why It Matters
    Education

    1 Million Syrian Refugee Children are Out of School — Here's Why It Matters

    By Colleen Curry| June 20, 2017

    The future depends on educating today’s refugees. Read more

  10. Article: 9 Battles the LGBT Community in the US Is Still Fighting, Even in 2017
    Citizenship

    9 Battles the LGBT Community in the US Is Still Fighting, Even in 2017

    By Colleen Curry| June 20, 2017

    It’s Pride. Let’s finally make LGBT equality a reality. Read more

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