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3 helpful tips for when you plan to come out online

As a millennial born in the late '80s, Shaun Connors came out online long before it was a TikTok trend. "For me, coming out online was a...

Watch: Teen scraps graduation speech to call out ‘dehumanizing’ abortion law

You don't have to wait to change the world. It appears graduating high school senior Paxton Smith knows that well: The class valedictorian didn't waste time...

How to respectfully observe Memorial Day online, from a veteran who knows

John Phipps doesn't want you to thank him for his military service any day, but especially on Memorial Day. " isn't about anyone who's alive," says Phipps. 

Emotional photos capture the celebration of George Floyd’s life

Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of George Floyd's murder by a police officer, and with it came an outpouring of commemorative events in U.S. cities, abroad, and on social...

Prince Harry’s liberation from trauma can be ours too

Sometimes the world seems to forget that Prince Harry has lived through trauma that few people could even begin to imagine. At some point, the tragic death of his...

New support groups for farmworkers aim to heal widespread trauma

A migrant farmworker living in the U.S. might endure multiple types of trauma and stress throughout their life. Common workplace experiences include sexual violence and harassment, exposure to pesticides, low pay and...

How to get help with small tasks when your mental health blocks your way

Timber Talbot knows what it feels like to be too tired to eat, too anxious to make a phone call, too bogged down by an ever-growing task list to...

How to support someone with depression virtually

The pandemic has taken a toll on many of us, especially when it comes to our mental health. Four in 10 adults in the U.S. have reported symptoms of...

New AI-based game teaches families the basics of American Sign Language

Singing along to the ABCs is one of the first lessons we get as kids (whether or not you stick to the original or new-fangled version). 

Police killings are a mental health crisis for Black people. They deserve real solutions.

When a police officer shot Daunte Wright to death in a Minneapolis suburb last week, the tragedy plunged many Black Americans into a familiar state of grief and rage.  Wright, 20,...

How to use leftover food to fight food insecurity

We’ve all found ourselves clutching that lonely can of forgotten pantry beans, thinking about how far past the “best by” date we can conscientiously donate the uneaten food. You...

How to explain autism to kids

If the past year has taught us anything, talking to children about diversity is vital in helping to raise thoughtful, sensitive kids. And those discussions should also expand to include conversations...

Harmful pregnancy terms like ‘incompetent cervix’ and ‘lazy uterus’ need a rebrand

No need to beat around the bush: Doctors can be confusing. Medical jargon can be daunting. Add in institutionalized, gender-based medical bias and outdated terms that often stigmatize infertility and pregnancy loss, and...

What is the ‘police Bill of Rights’ and why is its repeal a win...

Something exceptional happened on Saturday: U.S. lawmakers in Maryland moved to repeal the state's police Bill of Rights. The repeal came as part of a larger police...

Facebook data for 533 million users leaked in 2019 and hey, it’s still out...

A two-year-old problem is coming back to haunt Facebook in 2021, and in the process serving as a reminder to users that personal data, once leaked, really is out...

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The OnePlus 7 Pro has the iPhone XR and Galaxy S10E...

OnePlus' latest starts at $669. OnePlus 7 ProAngela Lang/CNET OnePlus has dropped the notch and upped its design with the OnePlus 7 Pro, an attempt to more directly...

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