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10 Change The Date Cards Perfect For Postponed Weddings

10 Change The Date Cards Perfect For Postponed Weddings

It's not very often that a global pandemic postpones a wedding, but these are, as they say, unprecedented times. And with these strange times comes a need for something we never thought would exist — change the date cards. A play on save the dates, these cards are meant to be sent to your guests…
COVID-19 Will Change The Tattoo Industry Forever

COVID-19 Will Change The Tattoo Industry Forever

Michelle Myles vividly remembers 9/11. On the day of the attacks, she was working at Daredevil Tattoo, her Lower East Side shop, just a few blocks from the World Trade Center. “It was the most traumatic thing I’ve experienced,” she says. Despite the unprecedented fear, panic, and helplessness she felt closing her shop to the…
Book recommendations for when you want to change your perspective but can’t travel

Book recommendations for when you want to change your perspective but can’t travel

Welcome to the latest installment of Vox’s Ask a Book Critic, in which I, Vox book critic Constance Grady, provide book recommendations to suit your very specific mood: either how you’re feeling right now, or how you’d like to be feeling instead. I’ve been slowly easing myself back into work reading, which is always fun,…
No one can opt out of this pandemic. And that will change us forever.

No one can opt out of this pandemic. And that will change us forever.

I first started quarantining in earnest on March 12, a Thursday. Vox’s New York office had just closed, and so had the campus of the college where I teach. That morning, I taught my first online lecture, then worked on a Vox story in the afternoon. By that evening, I was already feeling like I…
Should Your Skin Care Change When You Wear A Mask?

Should Your Skin Care Change When You Wear A Mask?

According to NYC-based dermatologist Joshua Zeichner, MD, the issue lies in the deliberate occlusive nature of a protective mask. It's something that impacts everyone who wears one, but especially the doctors and nurses on the frontlines of the pandemic who have posted selfies of their skin covered in hives, red marks, and even bruises. "Protecting…
How These Women Turned Creativity into Real Social Change

How These Women Turned Creativity into Real Social Change

Even if you don’t know Karen Maine, you probably know her work: She’s the filmmaker behind a short film normalizing abortion (which became this beloved 2014 feature) and another, more recent short about a teen discovering female sexual pleasure sans man. Maine makes films that “represent women in realistic ways,” but she wasn’t always the…
“There’s No Time To Be Angry. There’s Just Time To Act”: How This Gen-Z Poet Is Using Art As A Catalyst For Change

“There’s No Time To Be Angry. There’s Just Time To Act”: How This Gen-Z...

The daily consideration of how her identity informs every aspect of her life is one that Hueston now grapples with in New Haven, Connecticut, where she is in her sophomore year at Yale. As a high school student in Orange County, California, she was coordinating diversity leadership training with the teaching staff; now, on the…
A guide to how 2020 Democrats plan to fight climate change

A guide to how 2020 Democrats plan to fight climate change

The field of Democratic 2020 presidential contenders has narrowed, but there will still be 10 on stage Wednesday night for the fifth official televised debate in Atlanta, Georgia. A recent poll, first reported by Emily Atkin at HEATED, showed that 71 percent of Democratic voters in Georgia want candidates to talk about climate change and…
Obama says that Americans are seeking “improvement” not “revolutionary” change

Obama says that Americans are seeking “improvement” not “revolutionary” change

Former President Barack Obama has studiously avoided commenting on the Democratic presidential primary, but on Friday, before a crowd of wealthy liberal donors in Washington, he finally weighed in. His message? Don’t move too far to the left. “This is still a country that is less revolutionary than it is interested in improvement,” he said…
How should billionaires spend their money to fight climate change? I asked 9 experts.

How should billionaires spend their money to fight climate change? I asked 9 experts.

Whether you like it or not, billionaire philanthropy exists. And if it’s going to keep existing, then we’d probably do well to figure out how donors’ resources can most effectively tackle our world’s biggest problems. That includes our most urgent problem of all: climate change. Some megadonors are already trying to help us avert the…

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