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The LA-based Star Garden Topless Dive Bar just voted in favor of joining the Actors’ Equity Association, making it the first unionized strip club since the now-defunct Lusty Lady in San Francisco and Seattle.
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.
For Jackson, Flint, and the Navajo Nation, clean water shouldn’t be a pipe dream.
Our “Thirst” issue spotlights a fundamental truth: We all have needs.
Watering holes nourish our bodies, our minds, and our communities.
Communities with infrastructure to support the development of whole, healthy people won’t need police.
Water has an appetite.
Farmworkers have risked it all to shed light on the abuses they endure. Are we ready to listen?
Demanding answers for Mexico’s disappeared.
Exigiendo respuestas para los desaparecidos de México.
Water has a living spirit and holds memories from the beginning of time.
Re-entering society after being incarcerated takes a heavy emotional toll.
Among the forecast effects of climate change, one in particular poses special concern: We’re running out of water.
Like water itself, the protection of this vital resource takes many different forms.
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