Things anyone can do to lessen population pressure: improve sex ed in local schools, support abortion rights, & don't push others to have kids.
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. …
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.
CNN and The Fiscal Times look at how childfree people can get stuck working longer hours and less desirable days and shifts.
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!
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.
The winners of the Population Institute's Global Media Awards for Excellence in Population Reporting do impressive work publicizing population issues.
In the interests of fostering camaraderie between green-minded parents and childfree people, here are some cross-cultural communication tips.
Watch Tracy and Jared tell a slightly aghast Tyra Banks about their decision not to have kids.