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Reframing Forgiveness

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can't force someone to forgive. Therefore, the road to forgiveness may also involve understanding the person who has harmed us. This requires starting off on a journey that may entail a close examination of the person we need to forgive. The journey can be long and torturous.

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!

Bernie Sanders vs Hillary Clinton: The REAL Differences

David Pakman | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics
David Pakman

The end of the 2016 Democratic primary race may be over soon, or it may continue until the convention. Whether Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton is ul...

Looking Forward to Democratic Debate

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.11.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The conditions seem perfect for a real political debate between two candidates who differ from each other on many key issues.

Seth Meyers Takes On Houston's Failed LGBT Nondiscrimination Ordinance

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Seth Meyers took some time out of his show Wednesday night to provide some clarity in the face of nonsensical anti-LGBT prejudice. On "Late Night With...

20 Things In Your Life That Are Worse Than Being Single

Unwritten | Posted 09.16.2016 | Women

Originally published on Unwritten by Amanda Beadlescomb. It's probably the easiest thing in the world to do when you get together with your single fr...

3 Charitable Companies You Can Feel Good About Supporting

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Deborah Stachelski

With so many honorable topics out there, companies and small business are working harder than ever at making a difference.

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Americans Expect The 2016 Elections To Focus On Foreign Policy | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics

For most voters, the 2014 elections revolved largely around economic issues. But with views of the nation's economy generally growing more favorable, ...

Prayer for Muslim-Jewish Relations

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 03.12.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

We are two American religious communities in such pain from the outburst of extremist violence in France that we not only have forgotten each other. We have forgotten ourselves.

Side Chick Complains: "He's Disrespectful During the Holidays"

Zondra Hughes | Posted 02.04.2015 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Yes, the Side Chick, aka the willing Mistress of an unavailable man, has complained that her man acted shady during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Your Child Should Never Be Your Shoulder to Cry On

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 01.20.2015 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

Children shouldn't ever be asked to side with one parent over another. Even when parents haven't been the best, children tend to love them and want to stay connected. Their conclusions about their other parent need to be their own.

Why Bad Relationships Happen to Good Women

Zondra Hughes | Posted 12.15.2014 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

"Men are crafty, yes, and we help them by choosing to ignore the red flags in the relationship. If we're comfortable, and we like the guy, we're going to wear our blinders and hope for something more."

Don't Settle For A Sad 8%

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

In what other part of our society would we accept 8% approval without demanding change - change that we control?

7 Things You Should Never, Ever Say To Your Fiancé While Wedding Planning

The Knot | Posted 12.01.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

We're assuming you want to be on speaking terms when you meet at the end of the aisle. If that's true, never, ever utter the following phrases to your about-to-be-spouse.

WATCH: Laverne Cox Reads Powerful Letter From An Incarcerated Trans Woman [UPDATED]

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Update on Saturday, August 23 at 7:30am: Laverne Cox has reportedly asked the Sylvia Rivera Law Project to remove her video from the petition page. ...

Heavy Metal Movies

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Nirenberg

I recently did an interview with Mike "McBeardo" McPadden about his book Heavy Metal Movies: Guitar Barbarians, Mutant Bimbos & Cult Zombies Amok In the 666 Most Ear and Eye Ripping Big Scream Films Ever!. The interview was so funny and so insightful, I wanted to publish it here in its entirety.

A Lay (Wo)mans Description; FSHD Muscular Dystrophy 101

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 07.10.2014 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

At some point in time when we are in a conversation with someone who is disabled, we always come to the point that somebody will ask "What do you have?"

Women in the U.S. Are Still Second-Class Citizens: Not Interested? You Should Be

Samantha Paige Rosen | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Samantha Paige Rosen

Despite the progress women have made in the last several decades, they are still treated like second-class citizens in all the ways that matter. Caring about the equal treatment of women in society doesn't make people feminists -- it makes them good humans.

WATCH: Two Roommates -- One Gay And One Straight (Part Two)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Earlier this year, we brought you the first installment in a web series starring Noam Ash and Austin Bening called "My Gay Roommate." The series itsel...

WATCH: Brilliant Trans Icon Janet Mock Gets Personal

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

With the release of her book "Redefining Realness" slated for tomorrow, transgender icon and activist Janet Mock is opening up about her life and the ...

WATCH: Two Roommates -- One Gay And One Straight

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"My Gay Roommate" is a web series currently in its third season that follows the life and experiences of a gay man named Nick as he navigates the ups ...

One Week After Shooting, Moscow Gay Club Targeted With Gas Attack

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Only a week after two men opened fire outside of popular gay club Central Station in Moscow, Russia, the same club has become the subject of another a...

Russia's LGBT Community Rattled After Gunmen Open Fire On Popular Gay Club

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Two gunman opened fire at a gay club in Moscow over the weekend, injuring no one but releasing a string of bullets into the crowd and onto the buildin...

Put the Toilet Seat Down! How Many Times Do I Have to Tell You?

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

My two favorite affirmations are: "Oh boy, more fun!" and "I love this!" No matter what's going on in my life, I challenge myself to say, "Oh boy, more fun" or "I love this!" Check it out and see how the world around you responds.

In Order to Grow, We Must Be Willing to Heal

Christine Eilvig | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

If we want to move forward in a nurturing way, we must be willing to also look inside. Willing to go deep healing on our dysfunctional patterns and issues.