If you’ve been online in the past few months, you’ve seen countless discussions about The Netflix drama series “13 Reasons Why” and its portrayal of and effects on mental health. Our VOX Media Cafe team was inspired by these conversations. We decided to tackle the topic of mental health and the media, and how the […]
After the leader of Georgia Care Project heard I’d started a petition on change.org to bring more mental health awareness and counselors in schools, I was invited to this press conference to hear more about how some organizations are trying to make communities safer.
I’m not saying “you have my word” that these tips are going to work for you though. Consider it more of a guide to navigate the rough winter ahead.
Are mothers pushing their sons into hypermasculinity? Should little boys be allowed to cry?
The disconnect between what we heard in sex education class and what we see was something we wished to change. So, we conducted multiple interviews, trying to find some insight into the issue of sex education in Georgia.
What do waist trainers, butt lifters and booty pop cream all have in common? Women feel pressure to look a certain away and some products marketed to women can be damaging.
“What do you take medicine for, Kaleb?” Everyone darted their eyes my way. “I have HIV.” I had swallowed all that stigma along with my pill.
I hated every second of my time in psychiatric treatment. I spent every moment wanting to leave, wanting to be rid of that place, and feeling confined. But I got something good out of it, too.
Without the support of a family or guardian, homeless LGBTQ youth are alone in the world, and it is unbelievable how difficult life becomes.
With advertisers and social media advocating for that so-called “summer body,” sometimes we teens get insecure with the way we look. I have found conditioning is a way to naturally get fit.