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Carrie Goldman

Curly-Haired Cutie Has An Important Message About Equality

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents

"It doesn't matter what color your skin is, it matters who you are INSIDE," says 4-year-old Cleo. Cleo's mom, a HuffPost blogger and the author of ...

'Star Wars' Fans Start A Tradition That Will Help Bullied Kids Gain Confidence

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 06.25.2014 | Parents

Forget “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.” A real-life Stormtrooper suit is currently making the rounds amongst girls who need it -- and the ...

San Diego Comic-Con to Ask Tough Questions at Its First-Ever Anti-Bullying Panel

Carrie Goldman | Posted 09.15.2013 | Entertainment
Carrie Goldman

Bullying is a widespread issue for attendees of Comic-Con, on multiple different fronts. Many of those who are drawn to Geek culture have been targeted and marginalized throughout their lives.

What I Never Expected When I Met My Birth Parents

Posted 01.31.2013 | Parents

This is the thirtieth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, includi...

What I Know Now That I've Adopted

Posted 01.30.2013 | Parents

This is the twenty-ninth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, incl...

A Birth Mom's Haunting Letter To Her Daughter

Posted 01.29.2013 | Parents

This is the twenty-eighth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, inc...

Diary Of An Open Adoption

Posted 01.29.2013 | Parents

This is the twenty-seventh post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, in...

Why My Daughter's Adoption Decision Left Me Speechless

Posted 01.27.2013 | Parents

This is the twenty-sixth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, incl...

Why My Son Has To Have A Closed Adoption

Posted 01.26.2013 | Parents

This is the twenty-fifth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, incl...

I'm Still Waiting For Adoption's Stigma To Fade

Posted 01.25.2013 | Parents

This is the twenty-fourth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, inc...

The Rare Relationship I Am Fortunate To Have With My Daughter

Posted 01.24.2013 | Parents

This is the twenty-third post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, incl...

How I Found The Right Family To Adopt My Baby

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the twenty-second post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, inc...

Our First Adoption Never Prepared Us For This

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the twenty-first post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, incl...

What Can I Write To Make My Adoption Dream Come True?

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the twentieth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, includi...

Why It Meant So Much To Hear My Adopted Son Call Me 'Dad'

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the nineteenth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, includ...

The One Thing I Failed To Worry About

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the eighteenth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, includ...

We Were Waiting To Be A 'Forever Family'

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the seventeenth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, inclu...

The Family I Always Had But Never Knew

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the sixteenth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, includi...

We're Still Learning What An Open Adoption Looks Like

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the fifteenth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, includi...

'We Were Told To Leave Nina In The Playroom, All By Herself, And Depart'

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the fourteenth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, includ...

It Hurts To See The Son I Gave Away

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the thirteenth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, includ...

How My Foster Mother's Love Saved My Life

Posted 05.15.2014 | Parents

This is the twelfth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, including...

The Question I Want Everyone To Stop Asking Adopted Kids

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the eleventh post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, includin...

What I Wish I Could Tell Our Son's Birth Mother

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the tenth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, including b...

My Struggle To Accept That I Was Adopted

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

My professional goal is working towards solving conflict on a national and global scale, yet I have an enormous amount of unresolved conflict within myself.