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“Boys Will Be Boys” is Bad for Everyone : “See things from the boy’s point of view.” -Robert Baden-Powell

By On January 30, 2014

Image Credit: 2 Boys by tanakawho There are many things in this world that bother me. This is no secret. Recently a friend asked me to name my top five most persistent… Read More

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A Letter to the Woman Who Told Me I Could Be Pretty If I Wore Makeup

By On October 19, 2013

“Earlier, watching her apply mascara with ritual concentration, he’d wondered just how beautiful a woman had to be before she believed it.” -Alison Fell To the woman who told me I could… Read More


Harper Helps the Homeless : "We have come dangerously close to accepting the homeless situation as a problem that we just can’t solve." – Linda Lingle

By On October 9, 2013

Homelessness is one of America’s many social issues. Recent estimates put the homeless population in the US at upwards of 2.5 million. Of that total, 1.37 million are children under the age… Read More


I Am Not Trayvon : "I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality…. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word." ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

By On July 17, 2013

I can remember being in college, looking around at the eclectic group of people joined together to learn from a single professor, and thinking that perhaps we were finally getting to a… Read More