With Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, a coalition of environmental non-profit organizations, including Planet Green and Earth Day Network, have banded ...
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The Animal Activists' Handbook is a quick one- to two-sitting read that could inspire its readers to a lifetime of activism in behalf of human and nonhuman animals.
Today dogs are getting more attention than the most pampered movie star and having their share of 'designer ailments' like allergies and anxieties.
I am wistful not because I miss Georgia's split pea soup (though I truly do), but because I'm expecting that such gleeful times in places like Deities may never occur again.
Our concept of time focuses around what's important to us: summer vacations, semester breaks, baseball seasons, and for some of us, blood test to blood test.
Normal desires are one thing, but American culture is ablaze with media and advertising that concern themselves solely with how we look.
Before the birth of our twin girls, life used to be about working out, haircuts, long brunches, lively dinner parties with near-beer flowing, and art galleries in SoHo. Now it's so different.
I thoroughly enjoy waking up Saturday mornings without the usual twin afflictions of a bad mood and a knot in my stomach, I'm realizing the shedding of the dreaded errands is the end of my nightmare.
I believe we need to place trust in one another and create community-based responses to climate change, whole or piecemeal, in the face of constraints that are bound to grow over time.
But what was really in my home on a recent Sunday was a gathering of people laughing and enjoying each others' company as they escaped from their burdens for an afternoon.
To create what we want in our lives, we must breathe in confidence and exhale those insecurities that undermine us.
Millie lives on $1 a day earned from crushing rocks in a quarry, and she has asthma. This is enough for one meal a day for her whole family. She lives...
We had a TV series in London. One of our fellow TV presenters seriously upset the camera crew when they arrived at his house. He was rude and dismissi...
Come on, Nephew. One more post.
Cable news. Again?
They're driving me nuts!
If it's driving you crazy, don't watch it.
"Pay not attention to ...
When a gay man realizes he wants to have a child, it forces him to face his own queerness, in the true sense of the word. And it's contrary to his life-long mantra: "I'm normal."
Gentlemen, show some respect: dump the wife-beater shirts and keep your hands off strangers. Try doing more laundry and meal planning and maybe your testosterone and her testosterone will live happily ever after.
The Oscars don't mean anything to me. My favorite movie that I saw last year? The Wizard of Oz. I saw it on television.
Perhaps we're better off thinking of our current state of economic ennui not as a recession or a depression, but as a "repression."
Many years ago, when Ed was training at the Bihar School of Yoga in India, his yoga master suddenly turned to him and asked, "Are you a rogi, a bogi o...
It turns out the key to being a gay father is the same as it would be if I were a straight father: it's about patience.
Very little of what gets done matters in terms of producing something meaningful, productive, or in alignment with critical goals.
Love is in the air, Happy Valentine's! Everywhere we see red hearts beaming from cards and boxes of chocolates. A red heart as the symbol of love is d...
It's fun watching kids learning stuff they didn't know. Grownups are more knowledgeable, of course. But we may not be as knowledgeable as we think.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. Mahatma Gandhi
The prison camp at...
"I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast."
-- Victor Frankl, ...
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