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Trans* People Murdered for Truth Telling

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 10.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

When any group of people is targeted for oppression, it is ultimately everyone's concern. We all, therefore, have a self interest in actively working to dismantle all the many forms of oppression, including cissexism.

Positive Infectious Enthusiasm Land

Anna Shelley | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Anna Shelley

Wouldn't it be just feel incredible to feel excited to get up in the morning because you get to help people feel inspired and empowered, and you just can't wait to jump out of bed to do this?

Anticipation... Emancipation... Liberation... a Woman President?

Debbie Davis | Posted 05.11.2015 | World
Debbie Davis

I couldn't help myself but to feel the pulse of excitement while watching the flick Makers: Women Who Make America, a movie about the "breakout" of the housewives to careerwives, highlighting Women's Lib, Ms. Magazine's impact on society, and the March for Equality.

Innovation Earth: The World As It Could Be

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 10.20.2013 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

For three years, I wrote the green advice column for this page. As a lifelong environmentalist, penning my previous column, Eco Etiquette, was cathart...

The Most Famous Man You Never Heard Of: Part IV

Helen Davey | Posted 10.12.2013 | New York
Helen Davey

I think now of the many times I have enjoyed walking along Battery Park, never realizing this was where my grandfather -- "Father John," as he came to be known -- first set foot on this continent. He was 27 years old.

Only Connect: Why Your Story Matters

Flynn Coleman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Impact
Flynn Coleman

In today's information-saturated landscape, one of the most valuable skills you can acquire is the ability to tell stories. If you want to be a good storyteller, practice listening to others. A crucial part of good storytelling is empathy: the ability to perceive and intuit what others are experiencing.

Visions for the Future: Good News and the Good Life

Robert Rippberger | Posted 08.06.2013 | Good News
Robert Rippberger

By Adrian Brannen-Jurgenson and Robert Rippberger It can be said that today it is easier to imagine the end of the world than any possibility of utop...

5 Reasons It's OK To Be A Daydreamer

Posted 02.09.2013 | Teen

High school can be really stressful -- to say the least. Our weekly "Hey, It's OK!" series is here to remind you of all things you SHOULDN'T be worrie...

Do You Have Evolutionary Eyes?

Liz Sterling, M.A. | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Liz Sterling, M.A.

With evolutionary eyes, once and for all -- we can see what we can be: one great big humanity! This is life at its best, lest we create it, or lose the rest.

How Visionaries Live and Succeed

Ilana Donna Arazie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ilana Donna Arazie

Anat Lecher talked about the idea of being your own compass and going with the flow. Here is how she described visionaries.

Stellar Women in the News: Around the Web in Design, Entrepreneurship, and the Arts

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chauncey Zalkin

It's been a busy month and I haven't been updating the site so here I've decided to wrap up the important news in creativity and leadership that may h...

What Distinguishes Innovators?

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis Whittle

One key characteristic among visionaries? The tendency to ask questions -- a lot of them -- and to challenge the status quo -- plenty.

Bucky Done Gone: The dome home in decay.

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cameron Sinclair

I'm currently on a 10 year anniversary tour to talk about the role of design and architecture and its' impact on society. Tomorrow I speak at Universi...

Mavericks Don't Lead

Jacqueline Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacqueline Leo

The reason John McCain is ten points behind Barack Obama is, ironically, one of the main reasons people want to vote for him -- he's a maverick.