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A coworker crush is the perfect romantic fantasy for quarantine

Dating in the pandemic is a nightmare filled with endless screen time, awkward Zoom dates, and trite conversations. But if you’re fortunate enough to be working from home, a solution might be lurking in Slack: a coworker crush. Topics of conversation are baked right in, and there’s less risk of […]
A coworker crush is the perfect romantic fantasy for quarantine
Lifestyle

My visual-spatial disability meant I struggled with everything from boarding a bus to recognising my own face in the mirror. Then I challenged my insecurities with jewellery-making.

As a teenager, Insider reporter Margot Harris was diagnosed with a learning disability that impaired her visual-spatial reasoning. She moved through her teen and college years saddled with insecurity – after all, she writes, “what normal adult forgot what her own face looked like and cried over puzzles intended for […]
My visual-spatial disability meant I struggled with everything from boarding a bus to recognising my own face in the mirror. Then I challenged my insecurities with jewellery-making.
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It’s time for non-Black Latinx people to talk about anti-Blackness in our own communities — and the conversation starts at home

While non-Black Latinx are impacted by white supremacy, we can still perpetuate anti-Blackness. Understanding and combating anti-Blackness within ourselves and our communities is our duty, and it starts at home. Pushing back against colorism and the “good immigrant” narrative, as well as uplifting Black voices, are all important starting points. […]
It’s time for non-Black Latinx people to talk about anti-Blackness in our own communities — and the conversation starts at home
Lifestyle

I desperately needed a blood transfusion while delivering my daughter. As blood blanks face coronavirus-driven shortages, donating has never been more crucial.

I recently learned firsthand the importance of donating blood when I had to have an emergency transfusion after the birth of my daughter. The United States is suddenly facing a severe blood shortage amid the cancellation of tens of thousands of blood drives due to the coronavirus. Healthy, eligible Americans […]
I desperately needed a blood transfusion while delivering my daughter. As blood blanks face coronavirus-driven shortages, donating has never been more crucial.