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Showing Up for Sexual Assault Survivors (Not Just During Sexual Assault Awareness Month): Some Tips

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Do more than just wear teal. Here are some ideas.

Chronic Illness · Chronic Pain · Personal · Recovery · Social Justice

How You Can Help People with Invisible Disabilities on Public Transportation

It’s as easy as not doubting what someone says about their body, and instead giving them respect and what they ask for: Something you don’t need in the same way they do.

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There’s just so much I have to be grateful for from 2016, friends.

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” ― Epicurus

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How to Support Others During Uncertain Political Times: A Primer for People of All Political Parties

Want to help? Here’s what to learn: Why people are scared. How to show solidarity in words and deeds. Organizations to volunteer at or donate to.