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.

Stories

  1. Article: Philippines President Tells Men Not to Use Condoms as HIV Rate Soars 3,000%
    Health

    Philippines President Tells Men Not to Use Condoms as HIV Rate Soars 3,000%

    By Colleen Curry|Feb. 20, 2018

    “Avoid condoms because it is not satisfying.” Read more

  2. Article: Russians Tried to Suppress Minority Votes in US Election, Indictment Says
    Citizenship

    Russians Tried to Suppress Minority Votes in US Election, Indictment Says

    By Colleen Curry|Feb. 16, 2018

    Fake online accounts like "Woke Blacks" encouraged minority voters to boycott the election. Read more

  3. Feature: FGM in the US: The Hidden Crime Next Door
    FeatureGirls & Women

    FGM in the US: The Hidden Crime Next Door

    By Colleen Curry|Feb. 6, 2018

    More than half a million girls are at risk. Read more

  4. Article: 9 Photos and Videos That Show What's Really Happening at the Iran Protests This Week
    Citizenship

    9 Photos and Videos That Show What's Really Happening at the Iran Protests This Week

    By Colleen Curry  and  Olivia Kestin|Jan. 2, 2018

    Iran's leader blamed his "enemies" for the protests, which continue to grow. Read more

  5. Article: With Vote, UN Sends Message to the US: Aid Is Not a Bargaining Chip
    Citizenship

    With Vote, UN Sends Message to the US: Aid Is Not a Bargaining Chip

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 21, 2017

    The UN voted 128-9 to condemn the US decision. Read more

  6. Article: 2018 Could Be the Year of the Woman
    Girls & Women

    2018 Could Be the Year of the Woman

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 20, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The momentum started in 2017 could result in tangible wins for gender equality. Read more

  7. Article: The Very Best Photos That Sum Up All That Happened in 2017
    Citizenship

    The Very Best Photos That Sum Up All That Happened in 2017

    By Colleen Curry  and  Olivia Kestin|Dec. 15, 2017

    Does anyone remember the solar eclipse? Read more

  8. Article: In ‘Rape Capital of the World,’ 12 Soldiers Convicted of Raping Children
    Girls & Women

    In ‘Rape Capital of the World,’ 12 Soldiers Convicted of Raping Children

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 14, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Victims were as young as 18 months old. Read more

  9. Article: LeBron James’ ‘I Promise School’ Will Help At-Risk Kids With Specially Designed Curriculum
    Education

    LeBron James’ ‘I Promise School’ Will Help At-Risk Kids With Specially Designed Curriculum

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 1, 2017

    “Hey guys, How are all of my I PROMISE All-Stars doing?” Read more

  10. Article: What Pope Francis Told Rohingya Refugees When He Finally Met Them Today
    Citizenship

    What Pope Francis Told Rohingya Refugees When He Finally Met Them Today

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 1, 2017

    "In the name of all of those who have persecuted you, hurt you, I ask forgiveness.” Read more