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: In a Major Victory for America’s Poorest, House Fails to Even Vote on Healthcare Bill
    Health

    In a Major Victory for America’s Poorest, House Fails to Even Vote on Healthcare Bill

    By Colleen Curry| March 24, 2017

    The future of American healthcare is suddenly looking much brighter. Read more

  2. Article: Africa Is Kicking Off a Massive Campaign to Eradicate Polio
    Health

    Africa Is Kicking Off a Massive Campaign to Eradicate Polio

    By Colleen Curry| March 24, 2017

    Nearly 200,000 workers will go door-to-door, village-to-village. Read more

  3. Article: Measles Cases Spike After Anti-Vaccine Political Party Gains Power in Italy
    Health

    Measles Cases Spike After Anti-Vaccine Political Party Gains Power in Italy

    By Colleen Curry| March 23, 2017

    Parents need accurate information, not “rubbish is published on the internet,” minister says. Read more

  4. Article: Germany Finally Overturns Arrests of Gay Men, Nearly 50 Years Later
    Citizenship

    Germany Finally Overturns Arrests of Gay Men, Nearly 50 Years Later

    By Colleen Curry| March 23, 2017

    Justice is finally served. Read more

  5. Article: Bad News: Your Yoga Pants Are Killing the Oceans
    Environment

    Bad News: Your Yoga Pants Are Killing the Oceans

    By Colleen Curry| March 22, 2017

    Here are five alternatives for practicing your cat-cow. Read more

  6. Article: Husband of Human Rights Hero Delivers Birthday Flowers to 87-Year-Old Fan
    Citizenship

    Husband of Human Rights Hero Delivers Birthday Flowers to 87-Year-Old Fan

    By Colleen Curry| March 21, 2017

    George Clooney & Amal Clooney are the ultimate Global Citizen couple. Read more

  7. Article: 15 Books, Movies, & Articles Every Feminist Should Read, Watch, & Enjoy
    Girls & Women

    15 Books, Movies, & Articles Every Feminist Should Read, Watch, & Enjoy

    By Colleen Curry| March 21, 2017

    Read, think, discuss, resist. Read more

  8. Article: The US Just Got the G20 to Do Something Really Bad for the World's Poor
    Finance & Innovation

    The US Just Got the G20 to Do Something Really Bad for the World's Poor

    By Colleen Curry| March 20, 2017

    A change that could undo decades of work ending poverty. Read more

  9. Article: Irish PM Gets Real With Donald Trump About Legacy of Irish Immigrants in America
    Citizenship

    Irish PM Gets Real With Donald Trump About Legacy of Irish Immigrants in America

    By Colleen Curry| March 17, 2017

    St. Patrick was an immigrant, as were millions of Irish Americans. Read more

  10. Article: 23 Ways Trump’s Proposed Budget Is Bad News for Global Citizens
    Citizenship

    23 Ways Trump’s Proposed Budget Is Bad News for Global Citizens

    By Cassie Carothers  and  Colleen Curry| March 16, 2017

    One Republican called it “dead on arrival.” Read more

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