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Never Forget and Never Again

Lillie Leonardi | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Lillie Leonardi

If we are to cease the threat that perpetrates our world, we must devise a strategy that permits the salvation of the innocent while eliminating those who threaten our very way of life. We must move forward in unity, with one clear message: "Never forget and never again."

Saying Goodbye to a Great Voice

Caroline Roy | Posted 11.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Caroline Roy

There is hardly anything more grounding than arranging a funeral for someone we love. It is a keen reminder of how personal, historic and universal fa...

Do Candidates' Voices Convey More Than Their Words?

Rindy Anderson | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics
Rindy Anderson

With the presidential election season heating up, all eyes and ears are on the candidates. New studies suggest that the tone of candidates' voices might help (or hurt) at the polls.

'Looking' Director Believes 'Fear' Prompted Gay HBO Show's Demise

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.21.2015 | Gay Voices

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Watch Amy Schumer Shut Down A Sexist Interviewer Like A Boss

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women

Amy Schumer will not put up with your sexist bulls**t , thankyouverymuch.   Schumer recently sat down with Australian radio ...

Vocal Control in Selective Mutism: A Promising New Approach

Louis Chesney | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Louis Chesney

In my last article, I describe selective mutism as a condition in which a child fails to speak in public despite the ability to communicate with ease ...

Alzheimer's Will Not Be How My Grandmother's American Dream Ends

James Barrett | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
James Barrett

My grandmother fought her entire life for the American Dream. She came through Ellis Island as an immigrant from Greece without speaking a word of English. Alzheimer's will not be how her American Dream ends. This disease needs to be taken seriously. It's time to raise our voices for those who can't.

This is the world in your voice.

Posted 06.09.2015 | HPSN

Outspeak™ is the online video network that empowers a new generation of digital voices. Powered by BroadbandTV and championed by Perspective, it is ...

Follies of Denial: Women and the Islamic State

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 06.01.2015 | World
Ida Lichter, M.D.

Women are the most vulnerable targets of the Islamic State (IS), which has enslaved and brutalized women who don't meet their jihadi standards, and even introduced female police squads to monitor and persecute their own sex.

Hello Younger Me! Want Some Good Advice? Please Yourself First!

Kristen Houghton | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

I want to take that young woman, the younger self who was so eager to be liked that she lost a part of herself, gently by the hand and tell her that pleasing yourself first is so much more important than pleasing others. You place so little value on your own being when you live to please others. And you lose a very precious thing in the bargain; your voice and the right to an opinion.

Does Your Computer Have a Voice?

Janie Emaus | Posted 05.25.2015 | Parents
Janie Emaus

Right then, the computer started calculating. "What's happening?" I asked. "We're getting graded," she explained. "Right now?" My heart chugged in my throat as the seconds ticked by. I covered my eyes with my hands and peeked through my fingers at the little ball circling on the screen.

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.

Obstructing the Male Gaze in a Gaze-Dependent Culture

Maria X. Liu | Posted 02.15.2015 | Women
Maria X. Liu

Instead of naturally objectifying ourselves because it's expected, let's actively work on encouraging contributions, insights, ideas and voices.

Power and Privilege in Oral History Interviews and Projects

Rick Ayers | Posted 02.03.2015 | Education
Rick Ayers

Do you see a problem here? Is something missing from the lesson taught? I think there is. And it is a common problem in the social studies -- in history, sociology, anthropology, even education. The issue, as is so often the case, is power.

Daily Meditation: The Power Of Voice

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.05.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

The Power of Your Vote

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The Koch's tidal wave of money can corrupt our democracy, but we must not abet it with our silence. We must go the polls and elect leaders who will protect the air we breathe and build a more sustainable future for our children.

Sometimes It Pays To Be A B*tch

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.30.2014 | Women
Kristen Houghton

If being a bitch means that you are a woman who expects respect, who is a force to be reckoned with in business, politics and in life in general; if it means that you can be forceful when needed, make serious decisions and be a leader, then it is a positive affirmation.

Why People Rule The World In 2014

Marian Salzman | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

People are more empowered now than they've ever been. And they're having their say in ways they've never had before, heard by wider audiences and taken ever more seriously.

The Language of Love

Amy Mullis | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Amy Mullis

I realized that there comes a time in every woman's life when she needs to be sung to by a man with a heartbreakingly handsome voice in a language she doesn't understand. The sound of the words should drip with the dreams of her youth and the melody should hint of the promise that comes with time.

Is Your Voice Worth Elevating?

Russell Bishop | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

In all the social media that you follow, how many messages do you see that are actually worth your time? For that matter, how much value is there in what you are posting? There are very different kinds of value that can be derived from all things social.

The Music We Make

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Ruth Neubauer

The Music We Make It's about the music of our voices. I want to be able to see in notation and hear my voice when I speak The musical notes of my vo...

40 Ways to Reinvent Yourself in 2014

Russell C. Smith | Posted 02.16.2014 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

1. Write a list. Words you put on the page or screen have the power to turn your ideas into actions.

The Xmas Songs of Ximena Borges

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

It is mind-boggling how Ximena gets so many sounds from her own body, but she does magnificently enchant by snapping her fingers, clapping her hands, pounding her chest, whistling, rolling her tongue just to name a few sound maneuvers.

Voice Is the Original Instrument

Tali Wertheimer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Tali Wertheimer

I closed my eyes during the performance and my viewing plane was illuminated with a pas de deux between warm gem tones.

How to Listen to Your Own Voice Above All the Criticism

Erika Finn | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Erika Finn

Have you ever let the judgment of others affect your confidence in your decisions and throw you off track? Here's some thoughts on what to do if this ever happens to you.