In much of my feminist writing today, I am constantly reminded that some of the earliest books on topics like gender inequality, beauty standards and the racial divide could have been written today.
Let's break down the artificial barriers that have so long separated the human rights, environmental, and development communities. We face common threats. But there are common solutions.
When a magazine calls a woman with pale eyes and hair beautiful, I don't have any problem agreeing. They are beautiful. We all are. But what many magazines fail to realize is that there's more than one brand of beauty.
The organization, which started two-and-a-half years ago with Schermer, nine friends, and a hundred dollars in a Michigan dorm room, now has 150 members and a growing alumni backing.
Like all good rebels, rebel parents challenge our hyper-protective, fear-ingrained, consumer-driven lives, and frankly, I think we are a lot better off with them throwing caution to the wind than we are with the more pervasive absentee or "helicopter" parents.
At age 12, I survived incest and a lot of bullying, which led to the development of an eating disorder. My body became my own personal battleground and all I wanted to do was disappear.
Why are so many of our songs based on loss and unrequited yearning? Is that really what moves our hearts more than joy and pleasure? More than compassion and peace?
As a country, we are failing in our efforts to include women in national and local politics while subjecting politicians to insufferable forms of sexism
We know that climate change threatens our health and, especially, our children's health. It's time to limit these dangerous emissions by the largest single source of carbon dioxide pollution in our country: power plants.
Leaders of various LGBT groups gave speeches, we all sang, we hugged, we held up a huge rainbow flag, we took photos and we proudly protested against hate.
For the first time since the '30s, the 99 percent stood up and pointed out the real culprits -- Wall Street and the politicians they own. People listened, they heard, and began to believe.
Privilege is a powerful drug. It lets us ignore the harm we cause to others by our indifference, and wants to multiply with our desire to self-preserve.
Should learning to program a mobile app take precedence over diagramming iambic pentameter in Shakespeare's sonnets?
To me, a definition of "social impact" needs to be simple and accessible for all to understand and for all to consider to incorporate into their own lives and businesses.
It used to be if you worked for a company for 20 or 30 years you would retire with a pension and health care. For the rest of your life. It was the de...
Most of us know the difficulty of learning a foreign language. Now, imagine the triumph of learning a foreign language, blind. Uyanga Erdenebold, has not only done that, but is also the recipient of the first Fulbright Scholarship awarded to a blind Mongolian student.