Small towns need big focus on resilience

With heatwaves, bushfires, and floods, small towns and their surrounding communities have confronted a combination of successive disasters fuelled by climate change. And it's predicted to only get worse.

Why some straight men have sex with other men

Sexual identities and sexual behaviors don't always match because sexuality is multidimensional. Many people recognize sexual fluidity, and some even identify as "mostly straight."

The rise of 'zoom towns' in the rural west

When COVID-19 hit the United States, small towns near ski areas such as Park City, Utah, and Sun Valley, Idaho, experienced some of the highest per capita cases; people from around the world had brought the virus along with ...

Small towns have highest risk of intimate partner violence

Despite common perceptions that big cities have more violence, women living in small towns are most at risk of violence from current or former spouses and partners, according to a recent study by Washington State University ...

Witnessing Australia's deadly bushfires

A few weeks ago, Robert Huish was on a jetliner headed for touchdown in Sydney, Australia when the pilot came over the speaker system in the cabin with a warning for passengers.

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