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#TalkToMe Yai Yai

I asked my 86 year old mom – we call her Yai Yai – to be the subject of my #TalkToMe Facebook Live interview. Yai Yai said, “Yes. Of course!” and I am 100% sure that she has no idea what a hashtag or Facebook Live is. That kind of sums her up. Yai can…

How Do You Spell Compassion?

Photo: I.Rimanoczy What type of news filters into your day? Is it about the latest in the political campaign, about terrorist attacks around the world, about trials, crime in your city, or perhaps business news, news about the economy, or the changing planet? Whatever news filters into your day, it is a force shaping our…

#TalkToMe: People Are More Important Than Things

I love these peeps! When I received the email inviting me to take part in the “Talk to Me” series, my first thought was … “My God, this could get me into all kinds of trouble.” Then, I thought of all the conversations I had with my grandmothers over the years and wished that I…

Virtual Life Is Real Life

I use the Internet every day, and while online, I often times log into social networking sites such as Facebook or Twitter. Online social networks are an integral part of my and many other people’s lives today — for private as well as for professional reasons. For me, however, the Internet is more than just…

Festival Threatened by “High Government Officials” Not to Show Anti-Vaccine Film

A major international film festival received threatening calls from “high government officials” in Houston warning them not to show the controversial anti-vaccine film that was recently pulled by the Tribeca Film Festival. Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe, directed by former physician Dr. Andrew Wakefield, explores the link between vaccines and autism and alleges a cover-up…

Ellen Slams Mississippi’s Anti-LGBT Law In Powerful Monologue

Ellen DeGeneres set the jokes aside Wednesday (well, mostly) during a powerful monologue against Mississippi’s anti-LGBT law.  DeGeneres used her opening to discuss the topic of Mississippi’s “Religious Liberty” bill, which was signed into law last week by the state’s governor and allows people with religious objections to deny LGBT people marriage, adoption and foster…