Reading science fiction and fantasy can help young people learn how to cope with stress and anxiety.
There is something medicinal in choosing the kinds of scars that mark us.
To mark Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we asked five AAPI creatives to share where they find themselves most at home—if they do at all.
The caucasity of television shows about the casual cruelty of excess is critically important. Succession didn’t shy away from that, and neither should other shows profiling the rich.
Strong family bonds help transgender people embrace joy even amid legislative attacks and reductive media portrayals.
How the popular and powerful music genre made education in the U.S. more accessible and fun.
When it came to Russia’s unjust detention of WNBA star Brittney Griner, misogynoir made an already difficult situation more dire, writes scholar Moya Bailey.
An Indigenous Indian tribe once embraced voluntary and assisted euthanasia in specific contexts, a cultural practice fundamentally driven by a care for the common good.
The U.S. is finally moving away from fossil fuels, but there aren’t enough electricians to do the job.
The FDA’s latest move represents a seismic shift for gay and bisexual men as well as for the critically low U.S. blood supply.
Spring-fed sources may help prepare for a drier climate future in the Himalayas.
Meal delivery programs are uniquely positioned to keep the most vulnerable safe during climate emergencies.
A task force calculated how much Black residents should receive for systemic, state-sanctioned discrimination and ongoing harm.
A campaign to free Black mothers from pretrial detention highlights the role that women play in helping one another navigate a dehumanizing system.
Seeking safety and support when fleeing domestic violence can feel like navigating a terrifying video game—but there are “cheat codes” and secret power-ups to be unlocked, if you know the right words.
“Helping fellow Native people became the most powerful medicine the service league dispensed for healing a generation of wounded spirits.”
“I know I’m the best mother when I start from the inside out.”
For South Asians, King Charles III’s coronation obscures a horror-filled history of mass atrocities, famines, and subjugation.
Native activists are using comedy to fight cultural invisibility and structural oppression.
As public spaces for women continue to diminish each day, some Afghan women have transformed a corner of their own homes into a battleground to resist the Taliban’s oppressive rule.
Native journalist Angela Sterritt highlights the strength and brilliance of Indigenous women as she investigates the cases of those who have gone missing or been murdered.
As the landscape of films and scripted television has changed dramatically, Hollywood's writers have seen their earnings plummet. Now, they’re on strike.
Three ways to practice community care for movement organizers, unionizers, and other folks on the ground keeping good trouble going.
The culture and availability of guns in the U.S. means that domestic violence often includes the use or threat of firearms.
From the streets of Iran to the corridors of power in the U.S., the forces that police our morality undermine our mental health and wellbeing.
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