Loyal subscribers of The Highlighter are discerning readers. Here are the favorite articles so far of 2019.
As living in cities becomes more popular again, many say the issue of gentrification is a complicated one. But if you’re white, and you make more money and you have more wealth than current residents of color in a neighborhood, then it seems like gentrification is a pretty simple concept.
No matter our weight, too many of us experience shame about our bodies. My hope is that these articles offer a wide variety of perspectives—so that we can interrogate how we’ve come to hold on beliefs on weight, obesity, and healthiness.