When an inner-city college student Michael (Robert Ri'chard) struggles to help his mother (Vivica A. Fox) make ends meet, he turns to exotic dancing. He lands a gig at the acclaimed Chocolate City, where the men are hot and the tips are hotter.
This year, young LGBTQ adults who still lack health insurance have another chance to sign up and reap the benefits of coverage. Some of those benefits include free HIV screenings, depression screenings, well-woman visits and preventive services such as pap tests and mammograms.
One way or another, you've heard of "The Handmaid's Tale." For decades, the title has been feminist shorthand for the kind of future that's likely for women if Christian fundamentalists have their way.
Sometimes it is not just the numbers. The human factor and historical imperatives need play their role in policy formation. For Germany and for Europe, much more is at stake than simply the balance sheet of the European Central Bank.