Beer maker Heineken released a new ad promoting social awareness last week and it has gone viral. “It is absolutely critical that trans people have their own voice.” The new ad titled “Worlds Apart” is an experiment that pairs two strangers...
On Thursday, President Trump’s American Health Care Act passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 217-213, and it is now headed to the Senate. If passed by the Senate as it is currently constituted, it will result...
I try to live in a way that I have minimal regrets and, for the most part, I’ve succeeded. There’s no way to truly live regret-free and I’ve certainly wound up with a few that were pretty big, but...
In my life, I have been called many different things, but my all-time favorite is and will always be Mom. It is a title I hold close to my heart and a job I do not take lightly. Motherhood...
I have come to the realization that I have spent my entire life living like a person who is looking at something they could never buy through a storefront window. My hands pressed against the glass, staring in wonder....
Equal Protection: The Equal Protection Clause is part of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that prohibits discrimination by state government institutions. The clause grants all people “equal protection of the laws,” which means that the states must apply the law equally...
“I hate the word homophobia. It’s not a phobia. You are not scared. You are an asshole.” Most of us have probably seen this quote floating around cyberspace with it typically being attributed to Morgan Freeman (although it was not his...
Sometimes I hear a story that really makes me sad, and the one I heard this past week was not only sad but it invoked some deep seeded insecurities with in me as well. It was told to me...
As the five of us walked further down the beach, the hot sand between our toes, we chatted about whatever came to mind. All the while, we kept our eyes pealed for a secluded spot. My wet t-shirt clung to...
Dove released a new commercial this week that features Shea, a transgender mom. “Moms are redefining what it means to be a ‘good mom.’” The ad begins with text reading, “Moms are redefining what it means to be a ‘good mom,’”...