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Giving Kentucky’s Young People a Reason to Stay
by Emma Eisenberg
A voice and the power to solve problems will make progressive young people see their future in conservative and economically struggling Central Appalachia.
During Childbirth, Enduring the Patriarchy Was the Hardest Part
by Rachael Rifkin
After nine months of misogynistic language from doctors and nurses, it’s easy to forget that you’re the decision-maker about your own body.
Preventing Sexual Harassment Begins in Early Childhood
by Megan Hicks, Poco Kernsmith, Joanne Smith-Darden
Sexual abuse is not just a “women’s issue,” and we need to stop treating it as one.
Lovehacking, and Other Habits of Happy Couples
by Kira M. Newman
Marriage research shows how strong relationships survive (even in these hard times).
Trump’s War on Opioids Won’t Work—But California Knows What Will
by Mike Males
More compassionate drug policy reforms in California have resulted in a drug death rate 40 percent below the national average.
What Happens When Men Say #MeToo, Too?
by Colin Beavan
As a self-identified feminist man who has survived abuse, I wonder how and if I should participate in the conversation.
4 Ways to Give Your Body Back to Nature After You Die
by Jennifer Luxton
These alternative burial methods give a purpose to your remains.
Winter 2018 National Student Writing Competition: Less Stuff, More Heart
For the 2018 winter writing competition students will write about the non-material gifts that they would like to receive for a special holiday, milestone, or birthday.
6 Horrifying Foods You’ve Probably Eaten
by Erin Sagen
Are you going to eat that? Because the food industrial complex is the stuff of nightmares.
Unapologetically Fat: A Challenge to How We See Women’s Bodies
by Ayu Sutriasa, Bailey Williams
Meet the social media stars fighting fatphobia.
How Inmates, Scientists, and Government Workers Are Teaming Up to Save This Butterfly
by Sarah van Gelder
The effort to restore prairie ecosystems in Washington state before they disappear.
Opioid Addicts Get Compassion. Crack Addicts Get Mass Incarceration
by Lornet Turnbull
Communities are scrambling to save lives and get people into rehabilitation, but it wasn’t always that way.
The Woman Aiming to Get 50 Million Americans Into the Worker-Owner Economy
by Fran Korten
And she has a plan to do it.
How I Confronted My Own Privilege as a Person of Color
by Prashant Nema
The ongoing discourse over racial injustice in my adopted country has had me thinking of my own upbringing in India.
This City Found a Way to Get Everyone Involved in Urban Planning
by Ellen Shepard
Urban planning has historically perpetuated inequality and injustice. But this city may have found a solution.