Girl Scouts is for Every Girl

It’s cookie season! This article from last year (2015) highlights one of the many reasons to support the Troupes! Girl Scouts Choose Transgender Girls Over $100,000 Donation “In 2012, whenContinue reading “Girl Scouts is for Every Girl”

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!

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”

Be Where You Are

I’m learning a new song on the piano – it’s one of the hardest and most beautiful songs I’ve ever tried to play, and I have dreamed of playing itContinue reading “Be Where You Are”

Creative Decline

Dr. Peter Gray, professor at Boston College, brings us this article (with citations) on the impact of increasingly rigid classroom expectations. “Creativity is nurtured by freedom and stifled by theContinue reading “Creative Decline”