Monica Luhar is a freelance writer and journalist based in Los Angeles. Her bylines have appeared in NBC News, KPCC, KCET, India-West, and various other hyperlocal and national news outlets. She has previously served as assistant digital producer and social media editor for two seasons of KCET's award-winning newsmagazine show, "SoCal Connected."
Colleges Are Doing a Shitty Job of Teaching Consent
They're spending more—but the message isn't evolving.
The Women in Wheelchairs Changing the World of Competitive Dance
"Growing up, I never had someone I could look up to who was in wheelchair. Everything was always about able-bodied people, so now to be able to be [a role model] for others is beautiful."
Rise in Hate Crimes Inspires Krav Maga Training in LGBTQ Community
There's been a 400 percent increase in requests for self-defense and violence prevention programs since the election.
The People Who Make You Look Good Are Suffering
Tip your tattoo artist well.