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New Zealand bans conversion therapy in 'a win for humanity'
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at Auckland's Pride Parade 2018, with other parade-goers, holding a rainbow flag.

How 'empathy' convinced Crisis Text Line to hand over its data
An illustrated woman looks to the side, worried, while disembodied hands pull at her.


We're worried about the wrong kind of 'trauma talk' online
A woman with a concerned look holds a phone. A light behind her projects words onto the background.

Free online resources for kids that celebrate Black history and culture
A young girl sits at a table with a tablet device in front of her. She is watching an adult type on the device.


Crisis Text Line tried to monetize its users. Can big data ever be ethical?
A woman looks down at her phone, against a blank background.

Crisis Text Line ends controversial relationship with for-profit AI company
A man covers his face while holding his phone in his hand.

Watch out diet culture. Inclusive fitness pros are coming for you.
Three screenshots of TikTok videos from inclusive fitness professionals. The first reads, "Tip #1: Exercising for looks is the fastest way to destroy your relationship with fitness." The second reads "POV: You're looking for fitness and work out tips that are non-diet, queer,-centered, and body inclusive." And the third reads, "Me: BMI is flawed, outdated, and not a good measure of health."

Politics is a huge stressor for some young people. That's a big problem.
 Students take a break after marching during the Youth Climate Strike in Boston on Sep. 20, 2019.

Bernice King calls for MLK's legacy to be taught in full, not just the "comfortable part"
Bernice King on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Decolonization is more than a meme or hashtag
A sign protesting the construction of an oil pipeline reads: "We are here to protect the water."

New Maya Angelou coin marks the first Black woman on a U.S. quarter
Maya Angelous stands at a podium, addressing a large crowd blurred behind her.


How a 47-year-old skateboarding mom breaks stereotypes (with a little help from TikTok)
Oorbee Roy sits on a stone bench next to her child at a skatepark covered in graffiti. She is wearing a yellow shirt and both of them have skateboards by their feet.


Meet Corinne Tan, American Girl's first Asian American Girl of the Year doll
An American Girl doll wearing ski clothes hugs another doll

Amanda Gorman's New Year's poem takes a hopeful first step into 2022
A black and white photo of Amanda Gorman clapping while standing in the audience of the Variety's Power of Women event.

Why mindfulness is the most important skill of 2022
a person stands inside a large clear head filled with leaves and branches


What you can learn about people from studying their holiday cards
A mask, candy cane, and small gift sit on green paper.

Teen's ASL app makes beloved Disney films more accessible for deaf children
Teen's ASL app makes beloved Disney films more accessible for deaf children

How to avoid becoming a white savior
A man in a suit stands against a wall as his shadow shows in the background as if he is wearing a cape like a superhero.

Digital map of Rio’s biggest favela is reintegrating vital public services
Digital map of Rio’s biggest favela is reintegrating vital public services

5 tech habits to start right now for a happier 2022
A pin pops balloons with the Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter logos.

22 memorable moments of 2021 when people stood up for the least powerful among us
Choir members walk through an audience as they perform for We are Resilient: A Rally for George Floyd to celebrate his life.
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