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"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood."

Kira Brekke is an editor, writer and producer at The Huffington Post covering human rights, politics, LGBTQ equality and music. She also oversees video distribution and YouTube management. Kira graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Southern California with an honor's degree in broadcast and digital journalism and a minor in human rights with an emphasis in LGBTQ studies. She worked for Chain Camera Pictures's on the Academy Award-nominated documentary, "The Invisible War," which revealed the epidemic of sexual assault in the U.S military.

Kira is committed to news, human rights and social justice. In her free time, she teaches creative writing at a homeless youth crisis shelter in New York City. To her, there's no better feeling than a good run.