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“There’s never a good time to have kids — you just have to go for it.” If you’re contemplating starting a family, chances are you’ve heard this well-intentioned advice by now. While it’s true that little is predictable when it comes to having children, there’s no denying it’s as much a financial decision read
What are the ethics of watching porn? While we speak openly about whether certain clothing lines support slave labor, if we’re morally obligated to buy cage-free eggs, and whether pirating Taylor Swift’s latest album (hey, it’s no longer on Spotify) makes us bad people, we shy away from discussion of the ethical read
Two decades ago, then-First Lady Hillary Clinton delivered a powerful speech in Beijing about women's rights. There, she said, "It is no longer acceptable to discuss women's rights as separate from human rights," in a line that's become one of the more enduring in her career. This Saturday, Clinton will give another read
It’s easy to get comfortable in your daily routine, particularly online, where you share things with your networks of friends and followers on a regular basis. But between public social networks and public Wi-Fi networks, you may not realize quite how much you could be sharing with complete strangers. On Twitter, read
My mother is an adventurous dresser — but she hasn’t always been. When she moved to the heartland of America in the late ‘80s from China, her otherness was only highlighted by the blonde, bronzed women around her. She got rid of her prim dresses and the quirky accessories she used to collect in the underground flea read