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With a Lot of Help From My Friends

In February 2017, I experienced a very special week. Time to Change, the national organization committed to increasing awareness of mental health and reducing stigma and discrimination, launched a new campaign aimed at men and encouraging them to talk about mental health and to support their mates if they think they might be struggling. I’ve… Read More »

Planned Parenthood’s Alencia Johnson on how Hollywood can help highlight critical issues facing women

(Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images) Hollywood is finally seeing more Black women in positions of power who are working hard to tell our stories in an authentic and impactful way. These stories are crucial to amplifying real-life issues affecting our communities. TheGrio caught up with Alencia Johnson, Director of public engagement at Planned Parenthood Federation… Read More »

Chatterpies, haggisters and ninuts could help children love conservation

Weaving stories and intriguing names into children’s education about the natural world could help to engage them with species’ conservation messages, new research shows. A team at the University of Birmingham carried out a study to explore the potential of species’ cultural heritage for inspiring the conservationists of the future. Focusing on magpies, one of… Read More »