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New Zealand bans conversion therapy in 'a win for humanity'
"Conversion practices have no place in modern New Zealand."
How 'empathy' convinced Crisis Text Line to hand over its data
The pitch: Help people navigate 'hard conversations.' The reality: customer service software.
By Rachel Kraus
We're worried about the wrong kind of 'trauma talk' online
Trauma is more widespread than people like to think. We shouldn't be surprised that more people are using the word to describe their experiences.
Free online resources for kids that celebrate Black history and culture
It's never too early to teach children about Black history.
Free, online shops for gender-affirming clothing can offer a safe space for all
Combining the ease of Depop with LGBTQ advocacy
Crisis Text Line tried to monetize its users. Can big data ever be ethical?
The crisis intervention service had concerns about its financial future, but made a huge mistake.
Crisis Text Line ends controversial relationship with for-profit AI company
The crisis-intervention service acknowledged that users didn't want their data shared.
Watch out diet culture. Inclusive fitness pros are coming for you.
These TikTok creators share fitness content that includes all bodies, identities, and experiences, without guilt or goals.
Politics is a huge stressor for some young people. That's a big problem.
Young people say politics makes their mental health worse. We need to know why.
Bernice King calls for MLK's legacy to be taught in full, not just the "comfortable part"
"We have to continue to be resolute in teaching the whole King."
New Maya Angelou coin marks the first Black woman on a U.S. quarter
A collection of coins featuring prominent women will be rolling out this year.
How a 47-year-old skateboarding mom breaks stereotypes (with a little help from TikTok)
Oorbee Roy is challenging expectations in sports and life.
It's time to rethink how you speak to young people about their bodies
Sometimes you just can't "ignore it."
Meet Corinne Tan, American Girl's first Asian American Girl of the Year doll
Corrine is a skiier who is processing her parents divorce.
Amanda Gorman's New Year's poem takes a hopeful first step into 2022
It's a poetic message of healing and a reclaiming of a New Year's classic.
Why mindfulness is the most important skill of 2022
2022 will be full of uncertainty. Mindfulness can help you cope.
Mom turns her TikTok account into a helpful, WIC-friendly cookbook
#FoodTok, but make it accessible.
What you can learn about people from studying their holiday cards
Minted analyzed 300,000 customer cards and got a glimpse of the national mood.
Teen's ASL app makes beloved Disney films more accessible for deaf children
A growing list of your favourite Disney films now have ASL interpretations through the SignUp Google Chrome extension.
Digital map of Rio’s biggest favela is reintegrating vital public services
The projects hopes that better infrastructure will benefit the local community.
5 tech habits to start right now for a happier 2022
Tired of feeling like you're going from click to click? These habits will leave you feeling in control and energized.
22 memorable moments of 2021 when people stood up for the least powerful among us
Just like last year, 2021 shaped up to be a year of social activism.