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Ask Sahaj: How can I break out of hustle culture?

Some days I get the balance right, but it feels like more a fluke than a thing in my control

We all know Gabby Petito’s story. Can you name a missing Black girl?

Black women and girls who experience the same kind of violence hardly ever get this type of attention

Should I continue breastfeeding to provide my child some antibody protection against the coronavirus?

A lack of published research led me on a search for answers

Cara Delevingne is just the latest White celebrity to appropriate the important work of activists of color

From the Met Gala to #MeToo to the body positive movement, activists of color deserve to be recognized for their work

Teaching made me realize adulthood is a myth. I want to show my students it’s okay to be human.

We’re all just humans, figuring it out one day at a time

Suicide isn’t something Mexican families talk about. Years after my sister’s death, I finally stopped blaming myself.

The guilt haunted me for years

Senators applauded Nassar’s victims for being ‘strong’ and ‘brave.’ They shouldn’t have to be.

Survivors need — deserve — action, not mindlessly regurgitated compliments

I got breakthrough covid. It made me appreciate the vaccine more than ever.

Despite the odds, I feel very lucky

Two years in the making: Here’s what went into reporting on an antiabortion OB/GYN

I scoured infant obituaries, read through hundreds of pages of lawsuits and called up more than a dozen OB/GYNs in West Virginia

Ask Dr. Andrea: I think I’m a good person, but I’m so jealous of others. What can I do?

I want to be someone who can be there for other people fully