What It's Like to Be Released From Prison During a Pandemic
Just as the coronavirus is frightening and forcing everyone to hide in their homes, I am beginning to enjoy freedom for the first time since I can remember.
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How Are You Doing? I’m a Mess, Thanks
The pandemic has left millions isolated, depressed, anxious, and trying to come together. At least we all feel the same way.
The Real Story Behind the Iconic Ode to Oral Sex, "Put It In Your Mouth"
How the raunchy 1996 duet from neighborhood friends Kia Jeffries and Akinyele Adams came to be.
Straight Men Are Part of The Trans Community
It might be unsettling to imagine cis men as any part of the trans community. But here's why we should.
Your Frequent Flyer Status Is Part of the Problem
If you take six or more flights a year, you're part of an elite class of people whose behavior needs to change.
What It’s Like to Live in a City That's Slowly Drowning
Climate change is making New Orleans wetter, hotter, and more dangerous. It's a preview of what might happen to a state near you.
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Massage Parlours with 'Happy Endings' Give These Sex Workers a Decent Living
Often portrayed as hotbeds of human trafficking, workers, owners, and activists say these places can be a safe and reliable option for immigrants.
This Is Exactly What Will Happen After the Last Fish in the Ocean Dies
The devastation of the vast majority of the world's marine life is much closer than we think.
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The Last Places in Europe Where It’s Illegal to Get an Abortion
European microstates are some of the richest countries on the continent, but human rights, including abortion, are curtailed.
How to Radicalise Your Parents on Climate Change
It's possible to change someone's mind on climate change—if you're related to them.
'I Lost Everything': The Obscene Cost of Being a Woman with a Chronic Health Problem
Medical debt hounds some people more than others.