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White Parents: We Need To Have 'The Talk' With Our Kids

Jim Wallis | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Jim Wallis

I want to suggest: White parents and grandparents need to have a talk about racialized policing with their children and grandchildren. Tell them that black people, including black children -- their classmates, teammates, and playmates -- can be stopped by the police, hurt by the police, and even killed by the police just because they are black.

A Letter To My Son

Rev. Otis Moss III | Posted 07.14.2016 | Religion
Rev. Otis Moss III

I am sorry I must write this letter to you, but it is the duty of every Black father to share the stories of this battle with his son. You are the solution to this nation's problems and the prey of dying wolves who want yesterday to always be tomorrow.

Ariel Winter Says She Supports Taylor Swift's Alleged Plastic Surgery

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.13.2016 | Entertainment

The internet is abound with rumors that Taylor Swift underwent a breast augmentation, but the “1989” hitmaker has remained silent, not confirming ...

Aisha Tyler Isn't Afraid to Dig Deep on Season Premiere of 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 04.01.2016 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

video preview of Aisha Tyler's Who Do You Think You Are? episode Like so many, I'm delighted that Aisha Tyler (actress, comedian, host (The Talk, Who...

'I'm Not Here to Tell the Story They Want Me to Tell'

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tyler Curry

When Danny Pintauro sat down with Oprah Winfrey in September and disclosed his HIV status to the world, he sparked a conversation about stigma, HIV prevention and drug use to a massive TV audience. I recently got the chance to catch up with this brand new HIV activist.

Sheryl Underwood Takes Off Her Wig And Apologizes For Tasteless Natural Hair Joke

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.18.2015 | Black Voices

Comedian and talk show host Sheryl Underwood removed her wig and revealed her natural hair on Monday’s segment of "The Talk." The host said she cut ...

Talking to Teens About Porn

Joni Edelman | Posted 07.06.2016 | Parents
Joni Edelman

Young people are sexually aware and driven. People are sexually aware and driven. Period. It's called nature. There is no point in shaming your kids. That will make them feel weird and shitty. Just don't.

Sheryl Underwood Slams The Duggars On 'The Talk' After Fox Interview

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 06.04.2015 | Entertainment

"19 Kids and Counting" stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar broke their silence in an interview with Fox News' Megyn Kelly on Wednesday, and it brought o...

Leah Remini On One Of The Most 'Annoying' Things About 'The Talk'

OWN | Posted 06.01.2015 | OWN

In 2010, actress Leah Remini was cast as one of the original hosts of "The Talk" alongside Sharon Osbourne, Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Holly Robinson Peete.

Sharon Osbourne: 'The View' 'Lost Its Direction' After Barbara Walters Left

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 05.15.2015 | Media

Sharon Osbourne thinks "The View" veered off course after the show's original co-host, Barbara Walters, retired from her post last May. "When Barba...

Kelly Obsourne Speaks Out About 'Fashion Police' Exit

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.11.2015 | Entertainment

Kelly Osbourne might have quit "Fashion Police," but she's not airing any grievances in the wake of her exit. "It was the five best working years o...

Fifty Shades of Blush: Why Is It So Hard to Talk To Kids About Sex?

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 04.22.2015 | Parents
Deborah M. Roffman

Psychologists tell us that denial is the mind's first defense mechanism against anxiety. So, what exactly, are we so afraid of? And, exactly what kind of harm do we fear?

How To Talk To Your Grocer About Sex

Kate Baer | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents
Kate Baer

"Oops, I forgot!" Waylon says, smacking himself on the forehead like a cartoon version of himself. "It's not SPRAY, Mommy said. It's called SPERM!"

MTV's Bold MLK Day Move Will Be One You Won't Want To Miss

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 01.19.2015 | Black Voices

On Monday, MTV will air twelve hours of programming in black and white -- and no, this is no accidental glitch. The television network will kick o...

Sharon Osbourne's Tooth Implant Falls Out On TV

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.17.2014 | Media

Sharon Osbourne had a pretty embarrassing tooth-related mishap during Tuesday's episode of "The Talk." While discussing upcoming "Fifty Shades Of G...

A Dad's Message to His Cyber-Baby and The World

Fabian Blue | Posted 01.31.2015 | Books
Fabian Blue

If we all teach our children from an early age a simple message of tolerance and acceptance, we could undoubtedly transform this world into a more fantastic place.

Taylor Swift Gave Selena Gomez Pretty Great Relationship Advice

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment

If only we could all be BFFs with Taylor Swift. Recently, Selena Gomez opened up to the ladies of "The Talk" about an awesome piece of advice she g...

'The Talk' Cohost Aisha Tyler on Gay Marriage: Equality Is for All

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 12.12.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

While the towering six-foot-tall comedian says this is only one of many connections to the LGBT community, she admits it was personal prejudices faced in her interracial relationship that cemented her commitment to marriage equality.

The Talk

Michael Jinkins | Posted 12.07.2014 | Black Voices
Michael Jinkins

For many parents these days, 'the talk' is about something rather different than 'the birds and the bees.' There's also 'the talk' about the dangers of being black, the necessity of saying 'yes, sir' to police officers and cooperating fully and immediately.

The Awkward Truth About Having 'The Talk'

Suzanne Clores | Posted 11.29.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Clores

Conscious parenting may sound like it's all apple cider vinegar and handmade socks, but facing good news and bad news with grace and mindful action doesn't always feel natural. In fact, parenting can get particularly awkward when it comes to addressing children's sexual behavior,

A Spoonful of Paolo, A Feast of Dreams Come True

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

In honor of the fourth season of A Spoonful of Paolo and to celebrate the tremendous work Paolo and Patrick have poured into this series, I am pleased to countdown my 10 all-time favorite episodes of A Spoonful of Paolo, including the one-word that Paolo and Patrick have each shared to describe the chosen episodes.

How To Explain The Facts Of Life To Your Child In 5 Minutes Or Less

Norine Dworkin-McDaniel | Posted 11.16.2014 | Parents
Norine Dworkin-McDaniel

My 7-year-old had asked about babies. So given our time constraints, I figured I could skip the hot-n-heavy part and go straight to the CliffsNotes version of baby-assembly mechanics.

CBS 'The Talk's' Julie Chen to College Students: 'Be More Confident'

Fernando Hurtado | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Fernando Hurtado

"I wish I would've had more confidence right after graduation," said Chen. "Be more confident. Dress up -- not down -- when going in for interviews, speak firmly and watch your posture. You've got to look like you belong in the No. 1 newsroom."

'The Talk' Host On Rivalry With ‘The View': ‘There's Enough Money For Everybody'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 08.15.2014 | Media

"The View" and "The Talk" are frequently pitted against each other for sharing a female-driven round-table format on daytime TV. However, according to...

3 Reasons to Talk to Your Kids About 'Pleasure'

Vicki Hoefle | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents
Vicki Hoefle

While you squirm in your seat about how and when you're going to approach this topic as a family, here are three reasons to start talking to your kids about sex and pleasure right now.