Sexting, Consent and the ‘Quaranteen’

As a sex education teacher in San Francisco and a national consultant on teaching about healthy relationships and consent, I’ve been hearing from my students that teen sexting is on the rise. Based on conversations in my classes (held via Zoom), many teens in romantic relationships are trying to keep their sexual intimacy alive by…

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Mexican Fare, Available for Takeout and Delivery

Yes, you can order a bunch of tacos and have a family party to celebrate Cinco de Mayo next week. And alongside, why not a pitcher of margaritas? These days, any excuse to celebrate is welcome. Mexican restaurants across the city can fill your order, no holiday needed, though a few are featuring special Cinco…

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15 Cute (But Supportive!) Swimsuits For Bigger Busts

Shopping for swimwear is hard enough–especially when beach days feel out of reach mid-quarantine—but finding a silhouette for larger busts is even harder. Don’t let your search for a safe and secure style cause you any stress. To set you on the right path, we rounded up fifteen cute swimsuits that help support your needs…literally.…

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How to Livestream Your Wedding

While social distancing and restrictions on travel and large gatherings have forced many couples to postpone their wedding celebrations, some are still choosing to marry and are inviting guests to witness their union from the comfort of their own homes via live video streams. “Livestreaming a wedding is becoming mainstream,” said Vishal Joshi, the founder…

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Let the Sunshine In

Deciding whether to head outdoors or to stay at home has never before felt so fraught, as many of us continue the weigh the benefits of getting some fresh air versus the risks of getting sick. For many, however, the enticements of a spring day are too powerful to resist. “Yesterday it was raining and…

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Saint Laurent to Sit Out Paris Fashion Week

Pascal Le SegretainGetty Images Saint Laurent has announced that it plans to forgo its ready-to-wear show at Paris Fashion Week for the upcoming spring 2021 season and will not follow the prescribed Fashion Week calendar for the rest of 2020. The French fashion brand, and subsidiary of luxury conglomerate Kering, points to the coronavirus outbreak…

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Trump Disinfectant Remarks Echo Claims by Miracle-Cure Quacks

President Trump’s public statements about using disinfectants to potentially treat the coronavirus have put him in the company of pseudoscientists and purveyors of phony elixirs who promote and sell industrial bleach as a “miracle cure” for autism, malaria and a long list of medical conditions. But some scientists fear Mr. Trump’s remarks could breathe life…

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World Coronavirus Coverage: Live Tracker

Here’s what you need to know: ImageIn Paris on Saturday. The French government is expected to present its full lockdown exit strategy in the coming weeks.Credit…Dmitry Kostyukov for The New York Times Lifting restrictions means ‘balancing lives against livelihoods,’ W.H.O. warns. With much of Asia and Europe and parts of the United States relaxing lockdown…

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Coronavirus Diplomacy: How China’s Red Cross Serves the Communist Party

Donations flooded in to fight the virus devastating the city of Wuhan, and the ruling Communist Party directed them to a group it could trust: the Chinese Red Cross. Bearing the familiar red-and-white logo, it looks just like any Red Cross group that rushes to disasters, deploys medics and raises funds across the world with…

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Shopping Your Garden

Armed with a Japanese weeding knife and my favorite trowel, I’m currently shopping in my own garden, as I do each spring, carefully scouting for the raw material of more cohesive, eye-catching beds and borders — all at no charge. I’m after what I call self-sowns and overgrowns: small seedlings that a previous generation of…

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