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Speaking Out

My interview with Tara Moss on Speaking Out

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 06.08.2016 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

Learning to use our voice and having the courage to speak out is something that many women struggle with. From the confidence-zapping stories we tell...

Sound Off: Should Military Spouses Speak Out on Politics?

Lisa Smith Molinari | Posted 03.25.2016 | Politics
Lisa Smith Molinari

On bases around the US, military officials have released guidance on what military folks can and cannot do during this primary election season, citing the laws restricting partisan activity and giving special instructions on social media.

I Have a Voice

Melanie Young | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I admire people like Martin Luther King who spoke out for those who were afraid or unable to do so. His message today is as strong as ever, although I worry that much of the world does not seem to want to listen.

Israel's War on Gaza: American Jews Must Speak Out

Bob Herbst | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics
Bob Herbst

We know in our hearts that these largely ineffectual weapons do not justify bombing and shelling cafes, beaches, mosques, schools, shelters and homes containing large families, knowing that thousands of innocent civilians will be killed and wounded.

Mental Health in the Black Community

Krystal Reddick | Posted 05.26.2015 | Black Voices
Krystal Reddick

There is stigma in every racial and ethnic community around mental health, but especially so in the black community. But there is nothing more important than self-care. It is not a sign of weakness to ask for help. We were not meant to soldier on alone. We are part of communities for a reason.

Speaking Out Against Sexual Assault at Colgate

Amanda Golden | Posted 05.03.2014 | College
Amanda Golden

Let us take a hard look at the social environment we create that permits -- consciously or subconsciously -- assaults like the one on my campus last week to occur.

From America to Morocco: Never Be Afraid to Talk to Anyone!

Sam Vaghar | Posted 12.04.2013 | Impact
Sam Vaghar

Twenty minutes into the conversation, I asked him, "How do you survive?" Looking up at the passerby, he replied, "I'm not afraid to talk to anyone. I'm not afraid to look up at those above me and ask for help. Never be afraid to talk to anyone." Never be afraid to talk to anyone. This advice changed my life.

If I Lean In, Will I Still Get Checked Out?

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 06.02.2013 | Women
Tamara Shayne Kagel

Men's opinions of what is sexy and confident evolves as our culture's opinions of what is sexy and confident evolves. If we decide we all need to speak up more and be more aggressive in our career-driven daily lives, we can redefine what is attractive to a man.


Angelica V. Hernandez, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Angelica V. Hernandez, Ph.D.

V-Day, founded by Eve Ensler, is a global day of recognition and protest, as millions demand a stop to violence against women and girls.

Do You Speak Your Mind?

Karen Luniw | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Luniw

Wouldn't it be great if everyone could speak up for what they wanted? That was the point when my whole life turned around and I started to have more of what I wanted in my life. It was necessary to get to where I am today.

Do Girls Matter? Sexism and Sexual Abuse

Robin Sax | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Robin Sax

by Vicki Polin Over the last ten years there's been so much emphasis and media attention on cases of clergy sexual abuse - with the perpetrators bein...