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More Than Words

One Word That Can Change Our Understanding Of Kids With Special Needs

Ellen Seidman | Posted 06.27.2013 | Parents
Ellen Seidman

So often our kids' challenges are described in terms of impairment (disability, special needs), words that encompass their entire beings. But "rebel" makes it clear it's just a part of them that's acting up. It doesn't let their challenges define who they are.

One Man Finally Had Enough, Confronts Homophobic Preacher

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Instead of attempting to ignore a "preacher" spewing homophobic rants, a gay New York City subway rider decided to confront him. On Saturday, a st...

The Most Important Conversation I've Had With My Daughter About Her Body

Kim Bongiorno | Posted 10.03.2013 | Parents
Kim Bongiorno

I was sitting on a toilet, feeling surprised and kind of insulted, when I realized I had an opportunity before me like no other.

Grandma's Heated Words Startled Churchgoers

Posted 04.26.2013 | Gay Voices

The story of one courageous grandmother, who reportedly stood up to a church pastor who outed a young gay man, is touching hearts across the Internet....

'Giving Circles' Bring Neighbors Together To Fundraise For Local Nonprofits

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

One recent night in Needham, several dozen women stood inside Carolyn Shaughnessy's living and dining rooms, listening intently to a woman talk about ...