Becky Janquart

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California is about to find out what a truly radical climate policy looks like

California has long prided itself on being a world leader on climate change — and with good reason.<p>Within the United States, California is No. 1 (by far) in solar power and No. 3 in wind power. It boasts the third-lowest carbon dioxide emissions per capita behind New York and Vermont. Since 2000, …

'I Didn't Have Anywhere to Run': Migrant Women Are Facing a Rape Epidemic

An estimated 60 to 80 percent of female migrants from Central America are sexually assaulted on their journey—and perpetrators often act with total impunity.<p>As thousands of Central American women weigh the risks of migrating to the US each year, they must take into account an extra peril: An …

New mini-moon discovered orbiting Earth

This isn’t April fools day, and we’re not pulling your leg – there is indeed a second rocky companion out in space orbiting Earth – besides our moon. …

This woman raised her daughters to be "anti-perfectionists," and now they're awesome AF!

Raising girls to grow up to be confident, empowered women can be tough. Like, really tough. Especially because we live in a world where girls are …

Here are the worst colleges if you're an LGBTQ student

Students all over the country are looking forward to heading back to school — but for some LGBTQ students, their campuses are unwelcome, unsafe, or …

How Rejecting Gender Made Me Happier, Healthier -- Complete

"There is something you should know," Ann, our sitter, whispered to my parents. The news was embarrassing; something to be ashamed of. "Danny said he wants to be a girl when he grows up."<p>This wasn't exactly news to them. I was seven. And since I was three I wore towels or blankets on my head and …

Opinion: The big reason women drop out of engineering isn’t in class

The number of women enrolling in engineering school has increased steadily over the past four decades but the number of women working as engineers …