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Chasing the miracle of gene therapy

For Megan Donnell’s family, the DNA-altering revolution cannot come soon enough

Revisiting the kids of Angeles City

Three years on, how are the Filipino children of Australian sex tourists faring?

Screen addiction

As more of our lives are lived online, more people aren’t coping

Life in a coroners court

Meet those who speak for the dead to protect the living

To have or not to have: Sheila Heti’s ‘Motherhood’ and Jacqueline Rose’s ‘Mothers’

Heti’s novel asks if a woman should have a child; Rose’s nonfiction considers how society treats her if she does

How to speak ‘farm’

Warning: grubby work comes with grubby language

The death doula

Annie Whitlocke is helping to break the silence around grief and dying

The amazing true story of a sex ed outrage

Why did a children’s book published three years ago suddenly go viral?

Child protection doesn’t always protect children

When families in the Northern Territory need help, removing children isn’t necessarily the answer

My life as a monster

Male puberty’s difficult lessons

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