Are You Respecting Your Transgender Loved Ones?

“When I first came out as transgender, I was surprised to find that many people in my life wanted to support me. I received a lot of encouraging words, oftenContinue reading “Are You Respecting Your Transgender Loved Ones?”

Why Emotional Fluency is Key for a Successful Relationship

It’s a skill that’s very much learnable, but probably not covered in your fancy liberal-arts education, unless you went to a super-progressive school. “We’re just not trained to speak inContinue reading “Why Emotional Fluency is Key for a Successful Relationship”

Maybe Monogamy isn’t the Only Way to Love?

“Her book examines the long, sometimes awkward legacy of philosophers’ thinking on romantic love, and compares that with a new subfield in close-relationships research — consensual nonmonogamy, or CNM. WhileContinue reading “Maybe Monogamy isn’t the Only Way to Love?”

Holiday Guide to Racial Justice

Need a helpful placemat to support your advocacy work? Check out Showing Up for Racial Justice‘s handy discussion guide!

Apology

I came across this poem and felt it so deeply, I couldn’t help but share it. Sorry! An apology from Muslims (or those perceived to be Muslims) to humanity We areContinue reading “Apology”

Twelve Transformative Trans Folks

Check out this fantastic illustration highlighting the work of twelve trans activists who are changing the world, day by day. Click here to see the whole thing!

Deaf Discrimination

Hearing privilege is a real thing. Most people are at least marginally aware of the Deaf community, and the proliferation of ASL in high schools and colleges has helped shedContinue reading “Deaf Discrimination”

Music Crosses Boundaries

Religious boundaries, physiological boundaries, emotional boundaries… music reaches deep. “For a split second, we became one person.” Watch Naomi Feil sing her way into the heart of a woman withContinue reading “Music Crosses Boundaries”

Truth

In the Chronicle of Higher Education, Lee McIntyre argues that the West is at an intellectual crossroads, where unprecedented numbers of people and opinion leaders reject empirical truth when decidingContinue reading “Truth”

Power Girls

“Powerful girls grow up feeling secure in themselves. They learn to take action, making positive choices about their own lives and doing positive things for others. They think critically aboutContinue reading “Power Girls”