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Lisa Mae Brunson
Lisa Mae Brunson has been on a mission for the last 20 years to impact the world on a global scale as a writer, author, entrepreneur and “Inspirationalist.” Founder of the Love, Hugs and Inspiration Campaign, 21 Days of Fearlessness and 40 Days of Kindness, she is no stranger to the art of inspiration. Her motto: “There is no joy in living ordinary!” In an effort to produce media that inspires people to begin “Celebrating Humanity!” and tackle every issue in support of Equality, Lisa Mae developed EqualityTV, a multimedia broadcasting network. The goal: To make Equality go viral! She has inspired thousands to ‘skip to their bliss’ and reconnect with their childhood dreams, through her Creative Visionaries workshops. On sunny days you’ll find her skipping, hugging, or passing out food and hugs on the streets of Los Angeles. You can follow Lisa Mae’s adventures at:, Twitter or Facebook: /MissLisaMae

Entries by Lisa Mae Brunson

The Gift of Giving: A Lesson on Humanity

(1) Comments | Posted December 19, 2014 | 12:55 PM

It's the Holiday Season, and many are busy bustling from store to store, caught up in a frenzy of shopping for the 'perfect gift' for a friend or loved one. It's a time where many are delving into their pocket books, depleting whatever funds they've managed to save so they...

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How I Thrive As a Visionary Changing the World

(2) Comments | Posted May 28, 2014 | 1:40 PM

When I was little, I always knew I was supposed to change the world. Although, I spent the first 13 years of my life literally hiding from the world amid the chaos that was my childhood, I had this distinct understanding there was more I was meant to do. I...

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What I Have Learned From Hugging 7,000 People

(13) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 10:19 PM

I began my "hugging journey" in 2007. I was on the phone with my mother when she made a startling confession that she had not been hugged in months. I sat three states away, listening to her cry as she revealed how much she craved human touch. The next day,...

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Make 'Equality Go Viral' WORLDWIDE on August 17 With the 'I Am Equality' Campaign

(4) Comments | Posted August 10, 2013 | 3:26 PM

I used to be the little girl in the now infamous Cheerios commercial. I didn't understand what the big fuss was having a black father and a white mother. So what! They were my parents and I was me -- a light skinned little girl with long curly hair and...

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Why Can't LGBTs Play Nice Together? A Call for Change

(1) Comments | Posted May 2, 2013 | 9:05 PM

When I was 30 years old I came out and landed head first into the world of being gay. What that meant I wasn't exactly sure, but I was hopeful, fearful and curious to discover what hovered beyond the closet door, beyond the land of high heels and straight dance...

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The Fight for Equality: A Good Fight?

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2013 | 3:14 PM

When I was 13 I got into my first fight. I had never before thought of raising my fists against anyone, but in the sixth grade I was dealt my first racial blow. A kid made fun of me and told me to go back to Africa. I knew this...

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Building America Forward -- An Open Letter to the President

(4) Comments | Posted January 23, 2013 | 4:00 PM

Dear Mr. President,

In 2008 you brought hope to the American people. The kind of hope that was served in beautiful speeches and stunning promises. You inspired us to believe that 'Yes We Can' live in a better world. 'Yes We Can' build a better America. We would have more...

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The Birth of Equality

(7) Comments | Posted December 18, 2012 | 3:50 PM

Happy Holidays, Huffington Post Gay Voices. It is my pleasure to make your acquaintance. I feel blessed with the opportunity The Huffington Post has given me to introduce you to Equality TV, an Internet destination debuting in early 2013, that I co-created with the vision of making Equality go viral.

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