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You might point out that gender is irrelevant to the capacities involved with learning, that interests served by education are human interests rather than gender-specific ones, and that the harms caused by thwarting those interests are serious.

Over the years, it established itself as the premiere destination for both superstars and incredible heartfelt human interest stories.

From Time

She’s been featured in dozens of human interest news stories and television segments around the globe, from the BBC to People magazine, the Today show to Country Living.

From Eater

But if their personal lives are part of human interest packages in the show, it is relevant.

But human-interest stories dominated the pageant this year in an unprecedented way.

His sketches of everyday living are characterized by his human interest touch and his unique technique of realism at that time.

He scorned curiosity with all his heart, and never suspected that curiosity is very often only an expression of human interest.

The characters are all brimful of wholesome human interest with Brenda as a paramount attraction.

A book to be read not only for its strong human interest, but for its true picture of life in the Adirondacks.

Only its human interest gives value to the first part; from the second part human interest is totally absent.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to human interest, such as: emotional appeal, hardship tale, heartbreaker, maudlin plea, pathos, and schmaltz.

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