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A Journey Back In Time

Jeremy Bloom | Posted 06.13.2016 | Impact
Jeremy Bloom

From a young age my relationship with my parents and grandparents has been incredibly important to me, and it's the reason I founded Wish of a Lifetime (WOL), an organization that grants wishes to seniors.

The Rhythmical Creation of Beauty

New England Conservatory | Posted 06.13.2016 | Arts
New England Conservatory

The Rhythmical Creation of Beauty By Ruth Lepson The history of the lyric and of the separation between poetry and music in the Western world is co...

An Exciting Time to Be an American

Daniel Davidson | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Daniel Davidson

For the first time in our nation's history, a woman is a major political party's presumptive nominee for President of the United States. Whatever your feelings about Hillary Rodham Clinton, this moment is undeniably historic.

Are We Ready For A Gay President? Well, We May Have Already Had One

Nile Cappello | Posted 06.10.2016 | Queer Voices
Nile Cappello

If you ask most Americans, they would agree that we, as a society, are always becoming more progressive -- especially when it comes to tolerance of di...

Moscow: A City Guide to Russia's Capital

College Tourist | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By Evan Przesiecki Moscow: The capital of the Motherland. It's the largest easternmost city on the European continent and is any...

Why America Needed Roots Again

Aja McClanahan | Posted 06.09.2016 | Black Voices
Aja McClanahan

Photo Credit: Like millions of other viewers last week, I was in the thick of watching the reboot of this gut wrenching sto...

Showing Pride 24/7

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.08.2016 | Queer Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

In this current era as the political and theocratic Right attempts to reverse progressive human and civil rights initiatives won over the past decades and to prevent such measures from taking root where they have not grown previously, I am extremely encouraged by the leaders from the highest levels and from the grassroots showing courage in the face of resistance and backlash.

The Complicated Feminist Ethics Of Corsets And Waist Trainers

The Establishment | Posted 06.07.2016 | Style
The Establishment

I wanted to see how I -- and my body -- would react to wearing a corset, while exploring the question: What role, if any, is fitting for corsets and waist trainers in our modern world?

Muhammad Ali - Before They Were Dead

Outspeak | Posted 06.06.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

He was The Greatest. And he never let anyone forget it. Muhammad Ali died a champion. Not just a sports champ, but a people's champ. He overcame diversity, racial segregation, and courageously stood up for what he believed in on countless occasions.

The Wildness of BREAD

Karen Musey | Posted 06.06.2016 | New York
Karen Musey

What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? BREAD is a multi-disciplinary arts collective dedicated to adapting and devising new work that ...

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

I'm Not Proud of Pride

Harry Lewis | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Harry Lewis

Essentially, Pride is no longer for the LGBT community, it's for those members of the LGBT community who are the best customers for the sponsoring brands and who fit an image of lithe, young, white male gayness.

Kunta Kinte Descendant, Lamin Jatta, Challenges Snoop Dogg

Saba Tekle | Posted 06.03.2016 | Black Voices
Saba Tekle

I, like most people, was disappointed after watching Snoop Dogg's video on WorldStar Hip Hop about boycotting the television remake mini-series of Roo...

Why History Matters: The 1967 Six-Day War

David Harris | Posted 06.01.2016 | World
David Harris

Mention history and it can trigger a roll of the eyes. Add the Middle East to the equation and folks might start running for the hills, unwilling to get caught up in the seemingly bottomless pit of details and disputes. But without an understanding of what happened in the past, it's impossible to grasp where we are today.

From Broken Brains to Frankenstein: A Walt Whitman Birthday Listicle

Kevin S. Weiner | Posted 05.31.2016 | Science
Kevin S. Weiner

Walt Whitman was born on this day in 1819. His lifespan overlapped with a period in neuroscience history that laid the foundation for today's exciting time of brain exploration. Though he would likely roll over in his grave at the word listicle, here are three ways Whitman is historically linked to the brain.

Astoria Characters: The Man Hard-Wired to History

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.31.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It's a funny thing, but Cliff Straus doesn't remember exactly when he started working for Straus Paint & Hardware Co. He just knows that he's never wa...

It's Never Too Late to Bring Up Unfinished Business

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

There is no statue of limitations on past issues and it's never too late to bring up a previously discussed subject. As long as our commitment is to heal the damage and restore trust and harmony, it's likely that the results of our efforts will be deeply and mutually fulfilling!

How To Retire In The Dominican Republic

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 05.28.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

It's the oldest European city in the Americas and the capital of Spain's first colony in this part of the world. Founded by Christopher Columbus' brother Bartholomew, colonial Santo Domingo might best be described as dignified. It feels more genteel than the cities built in other of Spain's colonies in the decades to follow.

Archaeologist Claims To Have Found Aristotle's Tomb

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 05.28.2016 | World

A Greek archaeologist is "almost certain" that he has found the tomb of Aristotle, some 2,300 years after the philosopher's death in 322 B.C. Archaeol...

The School Shooting That Shocked the Nation - 50 Years Later

Sherry Gray | Posted 05.26.2016 | Crime
Sherry Gray

Even after 50 years of debate, there are no easy answers. With each horrifying incident come more questions, more rhetoric on both sides, and no clear path forward.

Were Lewis and Clark Gay? About That Saturday Night Live Sketch...

Thomas A. Foster | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Thomas A. Foster

Members threatened to protest at their annual meeting, arguing that the national reputation of the explorers was at stake. Some called for the editor of the journal to resign and to offer a public apology "for publishing this foul and offensive article."

Hiroshima and the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

William Lambers | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
William Lambers

With no treaty in effect, nations could resume testing nukes at any time. This would cause a major arms race. The risk of nuclear terrorism or accidental launch make nuclear disarmament a very crucial goal for all nations. Japan wants to work with the United States on ending nuclear testing and building a world with no nukes.

Why We Need A Statesman Like Churchill

Barry Kibrick | Posted 05.21.2016 | Politics
Barry Kibrick

Never flinch, never weary, never despair. Sir Winston Churchill No man can be given as much credit for saving the modern free world as Sir Winston Ch...

Annapolis, Maryland, Is the Jewel of the Chesapeake By John Mariani

John Mariani | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

For a city of only eight square miles--one of them water--Annapolis has a remarkable mix of the historic, the quaint, and the majestic. The first of ...

These Facts From History Will Help You Believe in Yourself

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rachael Yahne

As a women's self help writer, I get a lot of reader emails asking for advice on how to 'believe in yourself'. What I can say is that it's less about ...