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6 sustainable ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year

Valentine's Day may be about love for most people, but it's not so sweet for Mother Nature. This holiday supports some of the major users of pesticides by boosting the chocolate and flower industries and sending billions of greeting cards to landfills each year. Luckily, there are several Read More...

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Meet Kevin Maxen, the first US men’s professional sports coach to publicly come out as gay

Kevin Maxen, the associate strength coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars, is the first male coach in a men's professional sports league in the United States to come out as gay.  He frankly expressed his reasoning for taking this step in an interview with Outsports, adding, "I don't want to feel Read More...

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Same-sex marriage now legal in Nepal: A historic step toward equality in South Asia

Nepal, a conservative South Asian country, recently made great progress in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights. The country's highest court has authorized the legal registration of same-sex weddings, making it the first country in South Asia to do so. While same-sex marriages are first categorized as Read More...

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A linguistic exploration of love and legacy: The origin story of “Father"

In celebration of Father's Day this Sunday, join us on an exciting journey through the realms of language as we investigate the origins and ongoing meaning of the term "father." The echoes of this cherished term ripple over time, building a tapestry that honors the strong link between dads and Read More...

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10 confidence-boosting tips for navigating the world of dating apps

Navigating the world of dating apps can be both exciting and intimidating as you condense your entire personality and aspirations into a few brief lines for the judgment of total strangers. If just thinking about it makes you feel a bit queasy, then congratulations, you're human. According to a Read More...

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Respect for Marriage Act protects same-sex and interracial marriages

In a rush before the upcoming Republican takeover of the House of Representatives next year, the US Senate has successfully enacted the Respect for Marriage Act, which seeks to safeguard same-sex unions. The bill must now be passed by the House, which majority leader Steny Hoyer predicted may Read More...

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A Death Doula reveals the most common regrets so we might learn from them 

Death—our inevitable destiny—is unavoidable, no matter how hard we try to evade it. However, ensuring that we reach the end with minimal regrets (or better yet, none at all) is something that we can do something about. Maryanne O’Hara, an end-of-life doula and the author of Little Matches: Read More...

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The chemical compound of love: oxytocin turns lions into kittens

Love’s effect can sometimes be mystifying. A tender embrace from a friend or the adoring eyes of a pet can bring us back from anger or sadness at almost any time. Affection soothes the beast inside all of us, and it can even be tracked scientifically. What we feel when we experience love is Read More...

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This dating app connects vegans and vegetarians

These days, the dating scene can be an overwhelming place to be. With all the potential connections that we quite literally have at our fingertips, we have way more people to vet than we did in the past.  Although the number of people embracing plant-based diets is growing, for vegans and Read More...

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6 equinox rituals to welcome spring this year

This week, we observed the spring equinox (also called Ostara and the vernal equinox), which has historically been celebrated as a time of balance, rebirth, and new possibilities. For many regions, this is a time when the light and darkness of day and night even out, and we can feel that the world Read More...