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  1. A Year of Great Writing: The Most-Read Editors’ Picks of 2018

    From mental health to writing, these are the posts that have resonated the most with Discover readers.

    Diversity
  2. Three Stories to Read this LGBT History Month

    From The Golden Girls to 17th-century London, these stories explore the rich layers of queer history.

    Commentary
    Berlin's memorial to the first gay emancipation movement. Image by Alorin via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 4.0)
  3. How Shivya Nath Turned Her Travel Blog into a Book

    The Shooting Star blogger talks about nomadic life, building a readership that cares, and avoiding the pitfalls of overtourism.

    Authors
    Images courtesy of Shivya Nath
  4. How Soprano Charlotte Hoather Took Her Singing — and Blogging — to New Heights

    The up-and-coming singer shares insight on building community, using social media, and finding time to blog even on busy weeks.

    Culture
    Images courtesy of Charlotte Hoather, with kind permission of Waterperry Opera Festival.
  5. Four Education Blogs to Explore this Back-to-School Season

    Whether they tackle tough topics or inspire better learning habits, these sites prompt readers to think, question, and engage.

    Diversity
  6. Why Emily Contois Is Still Blogging After Six Years

    A recent episode of online trolling hasn’t stopped this food and media scholar from making her voice heard.

    Academia
  7. Podcast in the Spotlight: This Filipino American Life

    Joe at This Filipino American Life explains why the podcasting medium was the right fit for them, and how their site complements their recorded content.

    Culture
  8. “What If People Could Tell Their Own Stories?”

    “Stories,” writes Lisa Katayama, “help us make sense of our world.”

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    What's your story? How are you telling it on your blog, website, or portfolio?
  9. “We Need to Be Braver”: Voices for Diversity in 2016

    The past year has seen its share of struggles — and of important, tough conversations.

    Autism

    Protesters after a rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Photo courtesy of NativeinDC, from "We Are What Our Ancestors Prayed For."

  10. On Empathy and Identity: A Conversation with Liz Lin

    A conversation with Liz Lin of The Salt Collective about Asian American communities, the complexities of hyphenated identities, and the future of race relations in the United States.

    Diversity
    Photo by Don Hankins (CC BY 2.0)