homeless

LGBTQ+ identified youth are much more likely than their straight peers to be homeless.

Young And Homeless: Remembering LGBTQ+ Teens

Though LGBTQ+ youth make up about 7% of the general population, they disproportionately comprise 40% of homeless youth. Read...
Claudia Powell of Role Reboot    |   01.14.19   |   SHARE
Culture

How Tarot Cards Saved My Life

I start each day by drawing two cards for guidance, and then further consulting the deck. Last fall, tarot cards saved my life. Read...
Meg Hartley    |   06.26.18   |   SHARE
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My Chronic Illness Left Me Broke And Homeless, So Meditation Is My Medication

It’s real sticky-wicked to have your body become unpredictable and tortuously painful. So here I am. Homeless. Meditation is my medication. Read...
Meg Hartley    |   03.16.18   |   SHARE
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Cathy O'Grady, founder of Boston-based nonprofit, Sofia's Angels, was inspired by her late mother's kind heart.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Bostonian Spreads Kindness In Honor Of Her Late Mother

O’Grady, and the many people who volunteer their time to work with Sofia’s Angels across the U.S.A., remind us that we only live once and that giving Read...
Shannon Day    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE
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A Napa home damaged by the earthquake (Credit: Alvin Jornada/EPA)

This Is What Your First Earthquake Feels Like

Yesterday morning, I was shaken by the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the Bay Area. Read...
Sarah Gladstone    |   08.25.14   |   SHARE
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Watch this Video Re-Humanize the Homeless

Every person has a story. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   08.15.14   |   SHARE
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Justice Not Served: India's Low-Caste Rape Epidemic

In one northern Indian state, an estimated 90% of rape victims belong to the lowest caste. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   06.6.14   |   SHARE

Justice (Soft)Served: Pinkberry Co-Founder Sentenced to 7 Years for Beating a Homeless Man

Pinkberry's founder is sentenced to seven years in prison for beating a homeless man. Yogurt lovers (and human lovers) rejoice! Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   03.14.14   |   SHARE