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Upbringing

My Gay Brother Was The Best Parent I Could Have

The Establishment | Posted 02.23.2016 | Queer Voices
The Establishment

Conservatives say that a child needs a traditional upbringing -- a mother and a father -- in order to be "raised right." I had neither, and I'm thankful for that every day.

Poker-Face Meets Volcano: Invisible Force Fields and the Clash of Emotions in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

A significant yet under-researched area in intercultural business communication is the impact of our emotions on our business partners.

The Beautiful Lesson Lenny Kravitz Learned From His Grandfather

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.03.2015 | OWN

Growing up in an interracial family of show-biz parents in vibrant New York City during the '70s, future rockstar Lenny Kravitz learned a lot from his...

Prejudice: A Dangerous Defense Mechanism

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

"Prejudice is a great time saver: You can form opinions without having to get the facts." -- E. B. White Prejudice is described as an unfavorable opi...

Grandma for a Day

Irene Tanner | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

My son has two dogs. My daughter has two cats. So that is the best I can claim in the grandchildren department. Most of my friends are my children's a...

Why I Loved Being an Only Child

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 03.18.2013 | Women
Kayley Kravitz

Being an only child taught me the most valuable skill of all: the ability to be alone. Sure, I had friends growing up, but I was just as content to sit in my bedroom alone, playing with my Playmobil dollhouse as I was to have a friend join me.

Do You Have an Identity?

Ruzan Sarwar | Posted 12.01.2012 | Impact
Ruzan Sarwar

Being a Third Culture Kid signifies a malleable identity. It means that my identity is much like the interwoven, interconnected society before us today.