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Written and directed by Cheryl Dunye, The Watermelon Woman is a classic work of LGBTQ filmmaking. Details
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5 days ago
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More human beings are more comfortable today than at any time in the history of our species. And sure, comfort is nice, but what if we actually have too much of it? Details
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11 days ago
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With the future of Roe v. Wade in jeopardy, we’re looking to the history of abortion in Utah for some perspective. It’s more complicated than you might think. Details
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12 days ago
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Our planet is filled with sound — birdsong, music, speech. Even the earth itself makes noise. That sonic diversity is in danger. Details
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12 days ago
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The first draft of the Supreme Court’s opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson suggests that Roe v. Wade will be overturned. Abortion-rights advocates in Utah anticipated this and have been working on how to serve our community, if the law changes. Details
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13 days ago
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On Monday night, the online news magazine, Politico, published the first draft of a U.S. Supreme Court opinion that, if accepted, would create a very different future for abortion rights in the United States. Details
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18 days ago
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With the snowy months coming to a close, the question on many Utahns mind is: Will our winter snowpack pull us out of the drought? Details
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19 days ago
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The FX adaptation of Jon Krakauer’s 2003 book Under the Banner of Heaven premiers on Hulu this week, and we’re talking about it with its creator, Dustin Lance Black. Details
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25 days ago
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Last Friday, CNN revealed a series of text messages sent between former White House Chief of Staff and Utah Senator Mike Lee. The texts have raised questions about Lee’s involvement in the Trump administration’s efforts to overturn the 2020 president... Details
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26 days ago
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People have known the earth is a globe for thousands of years. So, why do some contemporary conspiracy theorists still insist that our planet is flat? Details
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4/15/2022
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Stories of near-death experiences are not uncommon, but science generally dismisses them as tricks of the brain. But is dying really the end of consciousness? Details
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4/14/2022
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Climate scientist and evangelical Christian Katharine Hayhoe says one of the most important ways to fight climate change is to talk about it. And she wants to show people how. Details
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4/08/2022
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In 1995, Japanese director Mamoru Oshii’s Ghost in the Shell changed the way audiences — and other filmmakers — thought about animated films. Details
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4/07/2022
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In the 1970s, a Brigham Young University graduate student named Max Ford McBride conducted an experiment. The goal? To cure homosexuality with shock therapy. Details
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4/01/2022
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Utah is the epicenter of the so-called “troubled-teen” industry, with many programs seeing thousands of young people pass through their doors. And yet, for as many people as this industry has served, until recently, it had little-to-no government ove... Details
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3/31/2022
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The city of Jerusalem is widely thought of as the gateway to heaven. And yet, as the journalist Andrew Lawler reveals in a new book, what lay below the Holy City is almost as intriguing as what many believe awaits above it. Details
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3/25/2022
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On Tuesday, Governor Spencer Cox vetoed a bill that would’ve banned young transgender athletes from competing on girls’ teams. On Friday, the Utah legislature will attempt to overturn the governor’s veto. Details
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3/24/2022
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In recent years, many Americans have cut carbs and sugar, reduced fat and tried every diet. Yet millions of us still have high blood pressure, are pre-diabetic and obese. Why? Details
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3/18/2022
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Take a look at the tag in your collar and you’ll see where your shirt was made. But what does made in China, Vietnam or anywhere else really mean? Details
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3/17/2022
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You’ve probably seen it on postcards, on bottles of gin or mounted on the wall in gas stations or quaint restaurants: The jackalope. Half jackrabbit, half antelope. A true icon of the American West. But why? And where does it come from? Details
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