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The Evil of Lynching, Exposed

Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith | Posted 10.17.2016 | Politics
Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith

In Abbeville, South Carolina next Saturday, a historical marker honoring the life of an African American man lynched 100 years ago for challenging a w...

Why #Repealthe19th Is A REALLY Big Problem

Danielle Sinay | Posted 10.14.2016 | Women
Danielle Sinay

Please don't let angry men who just discovered smartphones decide the future of this country. As women, you have the right to vote, to speak your mind, and to stand for what you believe is right. You are strong and powerful, and your voice matters. Never let anyone, or a hashtag, lead you to believe otherwise.

White Girl Writes About Race

Colleen Sargeant James | Posted 10.13.2016 | Women
Colleen Sargeant James

Since returning home at the end of 2015, I am finding myself far more sensitive to it than before. With white privilege being thrown right in my face, what kind of person would I be if I chose to come home and ignore it?

RedOne's 'Don't You Need Somebody' Gets An Inclusive Makeover

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.12.2016 | Queer Voices

RedOne’s summer hit, “Don’t You Need Somebody,” just got a whimsical, LGBT-positive makeover courtesy of a Polish gay couple. Jakub Kwiecinsk...

Is That Facebook Status Of Yours Changing Minds?

Thomas Kuegler | Posted 10.12.2016 | Technology
Thomas Kuegler

I'm famous amongst my friends for bashing social media. Normally I believe Facebook is nothing more than a place where people dump useless crap--like ...

Let's Cut The S**t: Dads Are Just As Capable As Moms Are

Kerry Foreman | Posted 10.11.2016 | Parents
Kerry Foreman

The message my children are receiving from society is Mom can "do it all," but Dad... well, not so much. You'll have to excuse Dad, because he just isn't cut out for this homemaking stuff.

Identity Crisis And The Underlay of Social Cohesion

Jonah Ayodele Obajeun | Posted 10.07.2016 | HuffPost Home
Jonah Ayodele Obajeun

Civil war or conflict has a direct impact on group identity and more importantly on social cohesion. Conflict deeply impacts relationships both within...

Equal Opportunity for Women & Men in Uniform - Look to Norway

Kåre R. Aas | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
Kåre R. Aas

Tomorrow the five Nordic Embassies in D.C., in cooperation with the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the Johns Hopkins University's School of Adv...

Searching for our Narrative

Byron Williams | Posted 10.04.2016 | Politics
Byron Williams

This past Monday, I had several options as to how I would spend my evening: A) Watch the presidential debate B) Watch Monday Night Football C) Have a...

No, Canada Won't Get Me If Trump Wins

Wayne Anderson | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Wayne Anderson

In them I see America's promise and I would never abandon them or the fight for their future in the land of the free and the home of the brave. I truly hope that America will make the right decision and elect Hillary Clinton our next president but if America falls prey to Trump's fear mongering and racist hatred, then I will stand as I always have and my voice will only grow stronger.

Hillary Clinton Just Made History

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. ― Before a single word was uttered at Monday night’s first presidential debate, history was made. By merely showing up and taking...

Artist, Amanda Dow Thompson, Explores Female Identity, Sexuality and Strength with 'Slippery When Wet'

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 09.22.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

They never said being a mother was easy. They never said being an artist was easy either. "They," whoever that may be, never said being a woman was ea...

Why It's So Important To Remember The Human Element Come November

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 09.20.2016 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

Too often we speak of human beings as statistics. We have forgotten the human element. We distance ourselves from that which makes us uncomfortable. We see compassion as writing a check, rather than the physical act of helping others.

This Norman Rockwell Painting Sums Up Being A Woman On The Internet

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 09.19.2016 | Women

Anyone who says being a woman is easy is probably a man. Between the wage gap, the policing of our uteruses, the catcalling and the mansplaining ― w...

Does Equal Really Mean Equal?

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Petchers | Posted 09.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Deaf Talent Everywhere! Part V

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

There are very few jobs Deaf people "can't" do, especially once small adjustments are made to accommodate their specific skills and abilities. At the end of the day, our society limits people more than the actual experience of deafness ever could.

Regardless of Our Ethnicity: We're All Human

Zac Thompson | Posted 09.02.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

We've collectively recoiled as a series of national tragedies have caused us all to ask, how far have actually come when it comes to ethnicity? As the debate rages on we've seemingly forgot one thing: we're all human.

Ditch The Plebiscite Australia

Harry Cook | Posted 08.30.2016 | Queer Voices
Harry Cook

The thing that breaks my heart the most, is the incredibly damaging impact this plebiscite will have on the millions of LGBTQI+ youth of Australia. The government is literally creating a poll for peoples' rights to be voted on.

Why Diversity and Equality Should Go Hand in Hand

Julie Fox Gorte | Posted 09.28.2016 | Women
Julie Fox Gorte

There are business reasons, as well as moral ones, to assure that women and men have equal opportunities to contribute in the workplace. And at Pax World that's something we think has value for investors as well.

Depth, Beauty And Power

Gary Zukav | Posted 08.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gary Zukav

I am always amazed by the depth, beauty, and power of people. I see these things often at our events, and they thrill me. Last month at our first urba...

Fighting For Equality (Terms & Conditions May Apply)

Harry Lewis | Posted 08.26.2016 | Black Voices
Harry Lewis

Today has been a hard one for me to wrap my head around. It started off when the American Film Institute, or AFI, cancelled its upcoming screening of...

Natalie Dormer Reveals Margaery's Plan Had An Even Deeper Meaning

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.23.2016 | Entertainment

Even with most of the “Game of Thrones” storylines from Season 6 tying up nicely in the finale, fans are still wondering one thing: “What was Ma...

How To Be Nice And Change The World In 10 Easy Steps

Joanna Serth | Posted 08.22.2016 | Women
Joanna Serth

Recent events have you feeling down? Think the news will never get better? Believe our country is headed for certain doom? I'm confident we can fix it.

Tribal Alliance: The Antidote To Adversity

Kara Wiegand | Posted 08.11.2016 | Women
Kara Wiegand

At the 2009 Vancouver Peace Summit, the Dalai Lama predicted that Western women will save the world. At the time, I believed that he was speaking abo...

Feminist Sarah Jessica Parker Doesn't Quite Understand Feminism

Kimberley A. Johnson | Posted 08.08.2016 | Women
Kimberley A. Johnson

When someone distances herself from a worthy movement, saying she's tired of the separation and she just want things to be equal -- especially when that someone is wealthy and powerful -- she's speaking from a place of blind privilege.