We all have a stake in this, whether we're gay or straight. I think it's important we keep engaging in this discussion, with a sense of humility and compassion for ourselves and each other.
The Arapaho have never lived outside the cycles of cause and effect. Nothing has, except perhaps my own culture, whose tech savvy has allowed us to absent ourselves while we mine the place dry.
Those paint splattered khakis? They say: "I can handle anything!" That faded denim shirt? It says: "Put me to work!"
A world in which making money reigns as a supreme expression of morality would be a sorry utopia indeed. Greed may be inevitable, but it isn't the only factor.
Words can only harm you if you capitulate to the assault. You existed before other people with bad manners and questionable choices of words, and you will exist after.
Researchers say that presenteeism cuts individual productivity by one-third or more. In fact, presenteeism appears to be a much costlier problem for employers than absenteeism.
On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger informed slaves in the area from the Gulf of Mexico to Galveston, Texas, that they were free.
Luckily, Father's Day falls in the summer so it's a great time of year to get outdoors and spend some quality time with the dads in your life.
Every time someone with lots of money gives it away and gets a lot of attention as a result, I want you to stop what you're doing. Stand up. And bow. Because you made their largess possible.
While any dad can expect a new tie, a homemade card, or the latest "it" gadget, those special fathers who do double duty as pet parents should look forward to an extra helping of puppy love.
Growing up in a place where poverty confronted us on a daily basis profoundly impacted my life. We were taught that if were were successful, we should give back to those in need.
Natalie Merchant will be on tour this summer performing songs from Leave Your Sleep, her first studio album in seven years.
There's a little game I play whenever the world seems hopelessly overrun by bullies and blockheads, incompetents and malcontents. I create an imaginary dinner party.
How is it that we can keep creating such beauty and cool wonder in the midst of meltdown and pain? What sort of desperate dance is this?
Some "motivational speakers" try to manufacture motivation, and this doesn't usually work. The better way is to introduce your passion to the world around you instead.
Here's the question society needs to ask itself: Do the "average" and "below average" have the same right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as the "above average" and "excellent?"