water pollution

Why it’s time to take the fight against HIV online

The apps Blued, Aloha, Jack’d and Grindr are an important part of the lives of queer men across China – not just for hookups, but as a means to find and build communities. To quote one of my research participants, “After all, there aren’t many (other) channels for making friends.” Stigma and discrimination mean that […]

Water insecurity and climate change put mental health to the test

Illustration: Aida Amer/Axios Hundreds of millions of people around the world do not have reliable access to safe drinking water – a worsening crisis with a potentially profound impact on their mental health. Why is this important: Similar to food insecurity, water insecurity has been linked to depression, anxiety and increased rates of violence – […]

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