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How to Avoid News Fatigue But Stay Politically Informed This Election Season
No matter what, don't tune out completely.
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How Men Can Help Stop Sexual Harassment and Assault
Listening without pushing back is a great place to start.
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Which Issues Do LGBTQ Young People Care About Most?
Trans health care and normalizing gender-neutral language top the list.
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Should the United States Colonize Mars?

NASA’s plans to go back to the Moon and eventually Mars have been expedited by President Donald Trump. […]

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Can a Pacifist Play ‘Fortnite’?
Here's what it's like to be a pacifist when pop culture is inherently violent.
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Should the U.S. Build a Wall on Both of its Borders?

The border between the USA and Mexico has been dominating the headlines, but what about the other border […]

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Will This 22-Year-Old Woman Be the First Person on Mars?
She's been working toward the goal of becoming an astronaut since she was 13
Democratic presidential candidates from left, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, and former Maryland Rep. John Delaney participate in a Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Rewire Our Future Democratic Debates
Democratic Debates: How Well Did the Candidates Address Our Top Concerns?
An analysis of issues the presidential hopefuls discussed and ones they didn't
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Is It Getting Easier to Come Out? LGBTQ Youth Say Yes and No
Gen Z is the queerest generation yet — are we prepared to support them?
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How Geek Girls Are Fighting Back Against Sexist Subculture
These women are trying to end gatekeeping in the world of comic cons
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What Happens When Your Passion Project Goes Viral?
Jaime Chismar wanted to make her neighbors feel welcome during a politically divisive time. So did a lot of other people.
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Meet Jingmai O’Connor, the Punk Rock Paleontologist
She's 'damn good' at what she does, and she's mentoring other young scientists, too