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8 things you can do about population

Things anyone can do to lessen population pressure: improve sex ed in local schools, support abortion rights, & don't push others to have kids.

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2010: The year childfree went mainstream (thanks, Oprah!)

Childlessness is nothing new — for as long as we’ve had parents, we’ve had people who are not parents. Across centuries and cultures, at least 10 percent of women never have children, writes Elizabeth Gilbert. But it is relatively new to have a cohort of people who are deliberate, outspoken, and even proud about being childless — or, as we prefer to say, childfree. We nonparents have traditionally been a quiet minority. And we’re still a minority — albeit a growing one, now about 20 percent in both the U.S. and the U.K. — but we’re no longer so quiet. …

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How the childfree can be parents too

Deciding to be childfree doesn't have to mean forgoing the joys of parenting. Co-parenting has a lot to offer for the childfree, parents, and kids.

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Do the childfree get the shaft at work?

CNN and The Fiscal Times look at how childfree people can get stuck working longer hours and less desirable days and shifts.

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Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser won’t have kids for green reasons [VIDEO]

Actor Vincent Kartheiser, who plays Pete Campbell on "Mad Men," says he has made the "green choice" not to have children. Welcome to the GINK club!

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Oklahoma guv candidate slammed for being childfree woman

Oklahoma GOP gov candidate Mary Fallin says what sets her apart is "having children" -- a slam at Dem opponent Jari Askins, who doesn't have kids.

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Population media awards go to me and other, more worthy journalists

The winners of the Population Institute's Global Media Awards for Excellence in Population Reporting do impressive work publicizing population issues.

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A green guide to getting along for parents and the childfree

In the interests of fostering camaraderie between green-minded parents and childfree people, here are some cross-cultural communication tips.

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Tyra Banks quizzes childfree couple [VIDEO]

Watch Tracy and Jared tell a slightly aghast Tyra Banks about their decision not to have kids.

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