holidays

‘Love is a spectrum’: 8 stories that go beyond boy meets girl

This Valentine’s Day, we’re highlighting versions of love that rarely reach the spotlight

Galentine’s Day is new. But the power of female friendships to spark political change is age-old.

In February 2010, NBC inaugurated the holiday on its sitcom ‘Parks and Recreation’

I’m Jewish, and I’m usually lonely on Christmas. Last year, I found community on Twitter.

Last year, posts started popping up on my Twitter feed about the #JoinIn movement

One oven, 22 turkeys: This woman single-handedly cooks 700 Christmas dinners for those in need

Volunteers help with packaging and delivery, but she makes the food by herself

A woman wanted to buy her grandkids a bike for Christmas. The shutdown prevented that.

Janitors lose pay when agencies close

What coping with the loss of a loved one is like around the holidays

Each holiday celebrated moves us another year away from loved ones and the times we spent with them

10 steps to take when talking politics with someone you disagree with this holiday season

Before we can change anyone’s mind, we first must change the way we talk to each other

Here’s how these multicultural families are handling the question of tradition this holiday season — and every day

Starting a family makes you think about things that weren’t as important to you before you became a parent

Mary sings a revolutionary song in the Bible that tackles injustice. Some evangelicals tried to erase it.

Mary’s ‘Magnificat’ is the longest set of words spoken by a woman in the New Testament

December was turning into a stress-fest. Here’s how I decided to reclaim the holiday season.

It was time to take the pressure out of this time of year