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Embracing Individuality

Children Embracing Weirdness to Become Awesome

Stacey Hatton | Posted 01.06.2015 | Parents
Stacey Hatton

I never imagined Meryl Streep would help me with my parenting skills. Makeup and acting tips, maybe. But her lesson is being practiced in my house now.

Do We Parent and Educate Our Children that 'I' Is More Important Than 'You?'

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 08.02.2014 | Education
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Each child is special and unique. Despite this, we often apply very linear rules of parenting and teaching to them. In doing this, we miss out on thei...

Can You Be 'Heterosexually Gay'? | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 04.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Can you be "heterosexually gay"? Actors Christian Campbell (who shot to gay icon status with his starring role in the 1999 film Trick) and his wife...

'I Will Not Apologize For Who I Am'

Meral Barlas | Posted 11.19.2013 | Teen
Meral Barlas

For the people who are ashamed of their culture and for people who try to make me feel ashamed of mine, I will not apologize for who I am. I am myself.

What It Really Means To 'Find Yourself'

Katie Atkinson | Posted 11.13.2013 | Teen
Katie Atkinson

I quickly became aware that I wasn't focused enough on being me, and I was bothered by it. Since then, I've buckled down and have stopped worrying about what others are doing. You can too.