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You can take the person out of the natural area…

Theresa Crimmins, 2019-2020 Fellow. This piece was first published on Springer Nature Sustainability Community. "...But you can’t take the nature out of the person. Citizen science phenologists are persisting in observing, despite COVID-19 disruptions in site…
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I (Don’t) Want A Wife

Maggie Trinkle, 2019-2020 Fellow. This piece was first published in Ms. Magazine. "I’ve been on the single motherhood scene a while now, not all that fresh from my years ago divorce. I have two teenagers who…
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Love in the time of Corona

Amita Nathwani, 2019-2020. This piece was originally published on Thrive Global. "Being a provider who helps people understand the deeper meaning of life through psycho-spiritual counseling, I have been training for this very moment most of…
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What do allergies, blueberries and the Masters Tournament have in common? Early spring

Theresa Crimmins, 2019-2020. This piece was first published on The Hill. "If you live in the Southern or Mid-Atlantic states, you are most likely well aware that this winter was very mild. January 2020 was the…
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Sex Doesn’t End at 40, and Other Reasons to End Silence About Menopause

Arianna Sholes-Douglas, 2019-2020 Fellow. This piece was first published on Women's eNews. "Our national silence on menopause has lead to misdiagnoses, mistreatment and needless suffering for millions of women."
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Mirror, Mirror in the Solarium: Learning from Karen Carpenter’s Death as an Act of Self-Love

Lauryn Bianco, 2019-2020 Fellow. This piece was first published on Thrive Global. "Despite Karen Carpenter's very public, painful death due to complications from anorexia - we continue the cultural narrative of what a body "should" look…
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Marriage Story: What Heterosexual Relationships Can Learn from Queer Divorce

Lauryn Bianco, 2019-2020 Fellow. This piece was first published in We News. "As Marriage Story grasps for an Oscar, this weekend we are reminded that the story of a heterosexual couple going through a painful, cruel divorce…
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No one should have to pay to access a Pride celebration. Ever.

Lauryn Bianco, 2019-2020 Fellow. This piece was first published in Arizona Daily Star. "Tucson’s Pride month just came to a close, but not everyone in the LGBTQ community was able to celebrate."
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Preventing maternal mortality: We have to address the racism first

Bryna Koch, 2019-2020 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill. "New standards to address the maternal mortality crisis will go into effect July 2020 and aim to improve how hospitals prevent, identify, and treat maternal…
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Hanging Out with Plants Can Do Us a World of Good

Theresa Crimmins, 2019-2020 Fellow. This piece was first published in Arizona Daily Star. "With the U.S. handing in its notice on the Paris Agreement this week, at the same time that 11,000 scientists warned that without prompt…
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