Stump Speech: “School-to-Prison Pipeline”

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In a new series, Sacha Evans, senior associate for Douglas Gould and Company, examines the language used in stump speeches on the campaign trail – how well it works, and who’s behind it.

New Fertility Options for Female Soldiers

The U.S. military now covers egg freezing for active-duty servicewomen—but while some celebrate the new benefit, others worry that it will become an expectation.

Michelle Obama Just Offered a Powerful Message on Mental Health

First Lady Michelle Obama wrote that it’s time to change the way we talk about mental health in a new Huffington Post piece. In her essay, Obama included the common statistic that about one in five adults suffer from mental illness and that many are too afraid to get the help they need because of the societal taboo surrounding mental illness.

After the Transgender Tipping Point

The exclusion and denial of trans lives gets imagined as something we’ve moved on from, while the everyday struggles that face trans people remain ignored.

Want Viagra? Proposed Kentucky Law Would Require Note From Spouse

A Kentucky state representative believed that a new law requiring women to have a medical consultation 24 hours before having an abortion smacked of sexism. So the lawmaker, Mary Lou Marzian, proposed a bill in the male-dominated House to drive home the point.

Women and Guns

Beneath the surface of the guns discussion in America—one traditionally dominated by men—there’s a complex world of females and firearms. Here, in the following 10 stories, we shed light on what often goes unseen: how women feel about, live with, and die by guns.

5 Black Artists Driving Change that You Need to Know

Art provides a unique engine for driving social change. In it’s various forms, art can foster empathy through storytelling and provide a face for various issues. From poetry to visual art to music, art can reach new audiences in ways that touch their lives, give them hope and inspire them to take action. So, here are five black artists you need to know.

With ‘Formation,’ Beyoncé Lights Up The Internet. Here’s What People Are Saying

Beyonce’s new music video “Formation” is full of social commentary.

The military just doubled its maternity leave. But there’s still one huge problem.

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Thursday that the Pentagon is going to make some significant changes to its family policies.

Needle Exchanges Work—Now Let’s Bring Them to the Suburbs and Countryside

Since their inception, syringe exchange programs have played an important part in slowing the spread of HIV and hepatitis C in America. Now the need has moved out of the city and into the suburbs and country.