California Becomes the First Official Sanctuary State for Trans Youth

Last week, California Governor Gavin Newsom passed SB 107, a law that prohibits other states from prosecuting families seeking gender-affirming care in California. The new legislation (which was introduced by state senator Scott Wiener) makes the state the first official sanctuary for transgender youth, ensuring that no out-of-state subpoenas will interfere with a child’s right to receive gender-related care. Additionally, it protects the safety of …

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An AI art exhibition, a structure that predates Stonehenge, raising awareness about unpaid labor in prisons and more

Climate-Resistant Breadfruit Could Help Fight Food Insecurity Many of our most consumed crops (like corn and wheat) will continue to be negatively effected by the climate crisis, leading to food insecurity for many, but scientists believe that the humble breadfruit could be part of the solution. High in fiber and rich with various minerals and vitamins, breadfruit (which is native to the Pacific Islands) is …

“Say No to War” Collection of Free Images

Ukraine-based image-sharing platform Depositphotos has launched a free-to-use collection of photos called “Say No to War,” which depicts the “brutal truth of what’s happening in Ukraine, as well as images of protests from around the world and inside of Russia.” Some of the images are tremendously hopeful, while others are graphic and devastating. Crucially, they are real images by “regular” people. The photos are from …