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Top 100 Activism Trends in 2017

#100 Empowering Inclusive Runways
#99 American Identity-Inspired Apparel
#98 Feminist Activism Apparel
#97 Age-Positive Modeling Agencies
#96 Male Cosmetic Ambassadors
#95 In-Store Diversity Campaigns
#94 Protest-Inspired Public Benches
#93 Protective Urban Consumer Purses
#92 Eco-Friendly Emergency Tents
#91 Upcycled Coffee Cup Stationery
#90 Inclusive Child Clothing Lines
#89 Pride-Supporting Fashion Campaigns
#88 Symbolic Feminist Necklaces
#87 Barbie Streetwear Collections
#86 Inclusive Emoji Updates
#85 Upcycled Organizational Storage
#84 Recycled Plastic Bottle Furniture
#83 Upcycled Lipstick Boxes
#82 Versatile Eco-Friendly Towels
#81 Recycled Ocean Plastic Swimwear
#80 Feminist Clothing Companies
#79 Liberating Feminist Fashion Lines
#78 Body-Positive Doll Collections
#77 Gender-Neutral K-Beauty Brands
#76 Anti-Trump Chocolate Bars
#75 Charitable Political Toilet Papers
#74 Transgender Doll Toys
#73 Prescription Bottle Lamp Shades
#72 Biopolymer Plastic Bottles
#71 Branded Sportswear Hijabs
#70 Gay Rights Dance Parties
#69 Recycled Active Balancing Boards
#68 Crowdplanted Vineyard Projects
#67 Sustainable Prefab Homes
#66 Naturally Derived Body Washes
#65 Tampon Delivery Systems
#64 Activist Card Games
#63 Inclusive Card Game Redesigns
#62 DIY Soap Makers
#61 LGBT Self-Defense Classes
#60 Fit-Focused Nude Bra Collections
#59 Sustainable Seafood Sub-Brands
#58 Politically Charged Protest Flags
#57 Eco-Friendly Drugstore Cosmetics
#56 Feminist Constellation Installations
#55 Celebrity Direct-to-Consumer Fashions
#54 Digitally Defaced Sculptures
#53 Women-Only Film Screenings
#52 Feminist Card Games
#51 Interactive Inclusive Museums
#50 Inclusive Cannabis Expos
#49 Marijuana Protest Pop-Ups
#48 Recycled Plastic Shampoo Bottles
#47 Recycled Plastics Aquatic Wear
#46 Female Empowerment Print Magazines
#45 Gender-Fluid Product Lines
#44 Feminist Cannabis Communities
#43 Upcycled Flat-Pack Furniture
#42 Inclusive Sporting Events
#41 Crowdsourced Activism Apps
#40 Activist-Friendly Hotels
#39 Humanitarian Beauty Brand Pledges
#38 Hispanic Heritage College Caps
#37 Female Empowerment Co-Working Spaces
#36 Traveling Doll Brands
#35 Eco-Friendly Wastewater Biofuels
#34 Upcycled Coastal Holiday Decorations
#33 Charitable Pop-Up Wedding Chapels
#32 Feminist Art Exhibitions
#31 Reproductive Rights Zines
#30 Climate Change Beer Campaigns
#29 Artist-Led Community Development Initiatives
#28 Fruity Smartphone Accessories
#27 Gender-Neutral Change Rooms
#26 Inclusive Integrated Clothing Stores
#25 Eco Dishwashing Bottles
#24 Designer Disability Collections
#23 Anti-Weapon Activism Shorts
#22 Luminous Environmental Activism
#21 Inclusive Celebratory Hair Ads
#20 Feminist Fashion Campaigns
#19 Riverside LGBT Memorials
#18 Diverse Foundation Campaigns
#17 LGBT Disney Shows
#16 Eco-Friendly Shirt Re-Designs
#15 Heritage-Highlighting Library Resources
#14 Local Protest Recordings
#13 LGBT Streaming Platforms
#12 Emoji Activism Extensions
#11 Employee-Friendly Architecture Certifications
#10 Immigration Tribute Ads
#9 Female-Focused Cannabis Webseries
#8 Celebrity Pet-Neutering Campaigns
#7 Hispanic Emoji Apps
#6 Renegade Condo Billboards
#5 Civil Unrest Ad Spots
#4 LGBT Latin Festivals
#3 Card Game Holiday Campaigns
#2 Women's March Campaigns
#1 Inclusive Lunchtime Campaigns
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From Activist-Friendly Hotels to Card Game Holiday Campaigns

Activism trends in 2017 have allowed those who are involved in social justice or environmental campaigns a diverse range of options when it comes to supporting their beliefs, and the causes or businesses that align with those beliefs.

Thanks to social media and its ability to join people together, there are now a vast number of spaces – both digital and in the physical world – in which activists are able to collect and mobilize in order to achieve their various goals. Examples from this past year include the Eaton Hotel, a space designed specifically for activists to gather in, and the Social Action Project, which analyzes the emojis that people use on Facebook to determine which causes they might want to align themselves with.

With the United States' recent political turmoil and controversies, brands are beginning to do their part in contributing to positive changes in the country's political and social spheres. Examples include Cards Against Humanity Saves America, and Trump Paper – a toilet paper brand created by Antonio Battaglia that donates money to migrants and individuals who have been deported from the U.S.
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