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"Right now, to be alone is to be responsible, heroic even; so now let us find heroism in the act of getting off for ― and with ― people on the internet!"
"Last year, I came out as nonbinary, and this new experience of gender is rapidly altering my relationship with feminism."
"It’s scary. It’s beautiful. It’s filled with anxiety and fear and calm and peace. I vacillate between wanting to just get home and wanting to just stay put."
"In the eye of a pandemic, when there’s never been a worse time to leave home, let alone to need medical care, a dangerous thought has been burrowing in my brain."
"I believe it’s every citizen’s responsibility to demand that our president be tactically proficient and set an example of courage, frankness and honesty."
"I’ve even shelled out $94 for a case of 96 rolls [during the coronavirus pandemic]. ... To me, this isn’t about panic-buying, but about buying peace of mind."
"Without reinforcements and a cohesive national response, we will lose this war. ... You can help change that. Otherwise, our blood will be on your hands."
Flexibility is 100% the key to staying sane as a home-schooling parent.
"In the same way that people with underlying medical conditions are more susceptible to ... the coronavirus, so too will people with poor mental health struggle to cope."
"President Trump, I beg you to take this pandemic more seriously and I am begging you to do it now."
"How will so many of us continue to pay bills, juggle child care and work and live on such limited — and now vanishing — funds?"
"As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, deciding who to save is no longer a hypothetical exercise in a medical ethics textbook."
Shon Boulden, owner of two Portland, Oregon, strip clubs, posed "Boober Eats" as a joke. The enthusiastic response has been no laughing matter.
"Suddenly, I’ve been promoted from invisible hummus stocker to brave service provider."
"In the last two years, my family has learned a lot, and much of it is helpful today as we attempt to win the war against COVID-19."
"It took the sudden and unexpected inability to socialize offline to make me understand just how wonderful and valuable my internet friends truly are."
At age 88, and with COPD, she falls into both the most vulnerable segment of the population -- and the most stubborn.
"With every crucial delay, with every blunder and misstep, the toll is going to be measured in lives lost."
"In this time of the coronavirus, keep your kids safe, make them feel loved and feed them. That’s all."
Restaurant workers will show up to work sick because they need the money and the job.