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5 Cheesemongers Tell Us Their Favorite Grocery Store Cheeses — Shopping

Grocery stores don't exactly have the best reputation when it comes to yummy, interesting cheeses. There's the deli counter and the dairy aisle, and …

Grocery Stores

20 Single-Serve Microwave Desserts For Lazy Girl Weeknights

As temperatures drop, instead of venturing out post-work, we gear up to buckle down at home. And the only thing left to complete our couch-bound, …

Dessert

The 10 best new TV dramas coming this autumn

Wanderlust<p>Buzz is growing for this boldly unconventional family drama, the first arrival from the BBC’s impressive autumn slate. The terrific Toni Collette – star of the film <i>Muriel’s Wedding</i> and now a potential Oscar dark horse for her performance in <i>Hereditary</i> – and Steven Mackintosh star as a …

TV

The Best Indoor Garden Kits, According to Chefs and Gardeners

Time to work that green thumb.<p>Over the past few years, young people have gotten really into growing stuff indoors: The most recent National Gardening …

Gardening

The FDA Just Approved A Contraceptive Vaginal Ring That You Can Use For An Entire Year

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first vaginal ring contraceptive that can be used for an entire year.<p>Population …

Contraception

College campuses distribute condoms. Why not Narcan? | Opinion

During the last academic year, over the course of just one week, two students at Temple University died of opioid overdoses. James Orlando was found …

College & University

How To Actually Talk To Racists, Starting With The One In The Mirror

If you were on the internet this past week, there’s a good chance you saw, or at least saw reference to, the most recent head-scratcher in The New York Times’ op-ed section, Margaret Renkl’s “How to Talk to a Racist,” which achieved viral status on what largely appears to be the WTF factor. Renkl, …

Potatoes

You need to watch this Ghostbusters parody take on Trump's religious liberty task force

Earlier this week America’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions introduced a new ‘religious liberty task force.’<p>The task force was set up to help protect …

Religion

A system of gender self-identification would put women at risk

<i>It would threaten single-sex spaces and female political autonomy, writes Kristina Harrison, a political campaigner</i><p><i>Kristina Harrison works for the</i> …

LGBTQI

Everyday Tips for Disrupting Gender Inequality in the Workplace | Section of Litigation / The Woman Advocate | Section of Litigation

Most of us are familiar with the proverbial glass ceiling and gender inequality in the workplace. If you haven’t experienced or witnessed it …

Gender

Why Men Exaggerate the Number of Women They've Slept With

A new study examines the gender discrepancy in a survey around sexual partners. We spoke with the lead author on the study about their findings.<p>I used to be pretty obsessed with the number of people I’d slept with—as if being able to count my sex partners on one or two hands was some kind of …

University of Glasgow

Trans Women Say the State Department Is Retroactively Revoking Their Passports - them.

Since she transitioned in 1998, at the age of 16, all of Danni Askini’s identity documents have read “female.” But last month, when Askini went to …

U.S. Dept. of State

Vatican's ban on contraception is rejected by 91pc of Catholics here

The Washington-based Catholics for Choice body surveyed five countries to find out people's views on 'Humanae Vitae', the Vatican encyclical banning …

Christianity

A Common Sexual Boast Made by Men Is Debunked by Scientific Research

"The average number reported by men and women should be the same."<p>While the common man may dwell on his sexual frustrations, researchers are busy …

Gender Equality

The Super Affordable Shampoo Celebrities Swear By For Thinning Hair

Thinning hair happens to everyone for a variety of different reasons–even celebrities! Our hair naturally thins as we age, but thankfully, there are …

Hair Care

HPV: The gender-neutral killer in need of prevention among men

<b>(CNN) —</b> In July 2014, Phil Rech, then 59, was diagnosed with tonsil cancer.<p>"I had got a lump in my neck. I had the tonsils out, and within the next few days, I was having radical neck dissection," he said. "Then I had six weeks of intensive, targeted radiotherapy. The burning effect towards the end …

Public Health

Fourth Trans Woman Murdered in Florida

Sasha Garden, 27, was found dead at an Orlando apartment complex on Thursday, reports <i>Orlando Weekly</i>, becoming the fourth transgender woman murdered …

LGBTQI

16 Birth Control Myths Ob/Gyns Have Heard That Prove We Need Better Sex Ed

Some myths, like that you can <i>always</i> blame Mercury retrograde for whatever’s going wrong in your life, are pretty harmless. Others, like many of those …

Women's Health

Trans Woman Says CVS Refused to Fill Her Hormone Prescription

Hilde Hall tells the ACLU she left an Arizona CVS near tears after the pharmacist on duty "humiliated" her.<p>In April, a transgender woman in Arizona said she held back tears when the pharmacist on duty allegedly refused to fill her prescription for hormone therapy replacement treatment.<p>In a blog …

Transgender

The Birth Control Device Harming Countless Women

The award-winning filmmakers behind Netflix documentary ‘The Bleeding Edge’ on what they’ve discovered about Bayer’s controversial birth control …

Contraception

Incel Memes Aren’t a Joke

How playful propaganda can mask a dangerous and toxic culture.<p>Last week, a Twitter user named Ben tweeted the following meme:<p>Ben, who tweets from the …

Incel

A new film reveals the horrific truth behind “gay conversion therapy”

It has been 45 years since the American Psychiatric Association officially removed homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses, but conservative groups—particularly those with a religious affiliation—have continued to advocate for “cures” to being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or gender …

LGBTQI

The Catholic Church wasn't always so against contraception

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark "Humanae Vitae," Pope Paul VI's strict prohibition against artificial contraception, issued in the aftermath of the development of the birth control pill. At the time, the decision shocked many Catholic priests and laypeople. Conservative …

How The Catholic Church Came To Oppose Birth Control

Despite the changes in the church’s attitudes about sex, the prohibitions of “Humanae Vitae” remain.<p>By Lisa McClain, Boise State University/The Conversation<p>This month marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark “Humanae Vitae,” Pope Paul VI’s strict prohibition against artificial contraception, …

Christianity

10 Abortion Myths That You Definitely Shouldn't Believe

We asked a sexual health educator to debunk them all.<p>If you're thinking of having sex or if you've already started, odds are you've thought about …

Buh-bye, Pap smears: A less invasive test can make your gyno visits *way* more comfortable

On a scale of 1 to 10, how much do you hate visiting the gynecologist? (If you answered “12,” same.) The experience typically isn’t the most …

How Roe v. Wade has saved women’s lives

Overturning Roe v. Wade would be a catastrophe for women’s health — and in some cases, would cost women their life.<p>But it won’t lead to fewer …

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Illustration by Lauren Kolm<p><i>Don't waste your bread on motor oil.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared on Myrecipes.com by Lissa Townsend Rodgers.</i><p>Olive oil is …

11 Cult Condiments You Can Buy on Amazon

From blue cheese powder to Calabrian peppers.<p>We are living in Sriracha-mad times. Considering that 700 new condiments are introduced each month, it …

World cup winners! Spanish tapas

Tasty treats inspired by teams who’ve taken part this year, perfect for munching on during a match<p>GRILLED PAWNS WITH ROMESCO SAUCE<p>Whizz all the …

Recipes