Starbucks’ Transgender Health Policy is Next Level

Starbucks has just announced its updated trans health policy—and it’s directly in cohesion with the World Professional Association for Transgender Health’s (WPATH) recommendations. While the coffee company has offered gender-reassignment surgeries since 2012, they are now covering everything from hair-grafting to voice therapy and beyond. As Mary Emily O’Hara writes, these are “services considered vital for transgender healthcare but often listed as ‘cosmetic’ and not …

Climate Change Poses a Threat to Coffee

The coffee industry is actively combatting the effects of climate change. From providing seeds to monitoring production and suggesting new agricultural practices for their partner growers, larger coffee companies are using their knowledge and resources to help everyone adapt. And there’s no choice: between rising demand for top-quality beans and the potential for supply disruption. Of the organizations, Starbucks has spearheaded farm development, especially in …