Women have been at the forefront of huge protests in Sudan that have led to the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir, with some estimating they have made up to 70% of those on the streets. They have borne the brunt of 30 … Continue reading Women led the overthrow of Sudan’s leader, but they are far from safe
Over the past several months, we’ve received many messages from folks who say, “I’m not called to be a foster parent, but I’m called to help in some way. How do I did that?” According to the Congressional Coalition on Adoption … Continue reading 10 Things You Can Do To Support Foster Families
As a first responder, I’ve been asked this question countless times. Trust me, you don’t want to know. I have been working as a paramedic in British Columbia for five years now. I have officially lost count of how many … Continue reading I’m a Paramedic, Please Stop Asking Me About the Worst Thing I’ve Ever Seen
It was enough to warrant a story all of its own: the courageous investment banker who actually took his paternity leave. In 2016, this Wall Street Journal scoop, headlined “A Top Investment Banker Actually Took All His Paternity Leave for Once,” told … Continue reading Mandatory paternity leave might be Wall Street’s best bet for gender equality
As an active member of the literary community, I was shocked at how naive my assumptions about banned books were. Did you know books are still being banned by school boards and administrations, political and religious groups, and even the … Continue reading Banning Books Is Still A Thing? 17 of America’s most surprising banned books
“Congratulations! The job you wanted to have when you were five [years old] is now yours. What do you do now for a living?” This prompt from music publicist and radio host Eric Alper prompted a lively discussion on Twitter back in … Continue reading The question we should ask kids instead of “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
Here are 10 Questions Scientists Don’t Have Answers To. You could be the Scientist that answers these for us! #stayinschool 1. How did life start on Earth? There are many theories that attempt to answer this question but even people who have … Continue reading Do you or someone you know want to be a Scientist?