More than 257,000 Americans have died during the pandemic, and their losses are sure to be felt acutely right now, as their survivors prepare to face the first holiday season without them.
The decision to close NYC public schools prompted exasperation and outrage online — particularly since gyms, bars and indoor dining would remain open for the time being.
Local protesters, in fact, took matters into their own hands on Wednesday by covering up the silvered bronze figure with a black T-shirt that reads, “Woman noun adult human female.”
“This is where I found my community, this is where I came out, this is how I found other lesbians,” says Lea DeLaria, executive producer and narrator of the project’s PSA.
On Monday, the fast-food giant shared that it had developed a new plant-based “platform,” called McPlant, with tests of a vegan burger expected in some markets around the world next year.
While the travel restrictions for Americans due to the ongoing pandemic certainly complicate any relocation planning at the moment, it’s still not a bad time to start researching.
Oregon voters approved Measure 109, legalizing psilocybin — the main chemical property of psychedelic mushrooms — for therapeutic use in a supervised setting. Here's what we know about its mental-health benefits.
Social media has been bursting with images of people on long lines and at ballot boxes for at least a week now. And many of the posts are from first-time voters.
“We saddled up our horses and rode 10 miles to the early voting polls to make our voices heard by casting our ballots," shared organizer Allie Young on Instagram.
The pope’s words were a powerful signal of acceptance that many say they have been waiting a very long time to hear.
When the organization announced a reboot of the event, to be hosted by Kevin Hart, it was a painful trigger for many disability activists who had long viewed the telethon as a “stigmatizing,” “heartless” "pity parade."
The Australian icon just announced the launch of her new Olivia Newton-John Foundation, in the midst of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with a mission to “fund the discovery of kinder therapies."
It may have felt like a shocking line crossing to some observers, but still, Caroline is far from alone in using a very public forum to throw her political parent under the bus.
Right away, LGBTQ organizations and individuals began calling out Coney Barrett's use of the term "sexual preference," noting that it was a "dog whistle" to homophobic hate groups. Here's why.
Though an estimated 155,000 people are currently living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) in the U.S., 61 percent of people admit to knowing very little about the disease. Tori Geib wants to change that.
Try to think of these nuggets of wisdom as suggestions — not as edicts or threats designed to freak you into silence. Most people just want to know that you’re there, and that you care.
Breast cancer survivors have been working hard to create a movement that advocates for going flat, post-mastectomy, as a viable, embraceable option.
Going through often scary, confusing treatments and follow-up appointments without a spouse or relative or friend to lean on has been one of the biggest, most difficult ways that women navigating breast cancer treatment over the past six months have felt the COVID influence.
So, what does it feel like to have not only your book, but the book about your actual life, challenged and banned? Yahoo Life reached out to the now 20-year-old Jazz, in the midst of a gap year before heading off to Harvard University, to find out.
Yahoo Life checked in with five college freshmen living in dorms around the country to get a sense of what this surreal semester is like so far.
“For me," notes one activist, "the bi in bisexual refers to the potential for attraction to people with genders similar to and different from my own.”
The notion, embraced by the Ginsburg, was “that we should each be free to develop our own talents,” she said, “whatever they may be, and not be held back by artificial barriers — man-made barriers, certainly not heaven-sent.”
Yahoo Life checked in with four kids to hear their feelings about returning to school, whether from home or in-person, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
It seems the "Harry Potter" author — whose latest claim to fame has been getting accused by many of transphobia after wading into controversial discussions about gender and biological sex — is once again the topic of criticism.
To reflect on the unexpected challenges that college student are facing this year, Yahoo Life spoke with incoming freshmen from the BUILT BY GIRLS community.