Why I’ve Learned to Let Go of My Ego

It was hard, but letting go of my ego changed my whole approach to life.

Transgender Kids Share What it Means to Be Accepted and Loved

Should any child have to ask their parents for love? Isn’t that part of the deal?

Why Donald Trump Makes Me Appreciate the Men in My Life

Yasmina Blackburn talks about Donald Trump’s candidacy as the next US President, and how it has helped to shape her view of men as a Muslim living in America.

Living Life: When Mental Illness Clashes with the Prospects of Youth

Steve Colori reflects on how his diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder clouded his view of the world as a young man, and how he chose to respond.

Lessons From My Daughter’s First Basketball Season

Sports provide a great venue for bumps, bruises and life lessons, even when they get started at a young age.

The Story of a Lost and Missing Girl

How the story of one missing girl becomes all too real for this man.

Rest Easy My Brother

Learning about the loss of a good friend through Facebook is rough. But for one, it triggered a necessary change.

The Whole World in Your Hands: A Message of Youth and Power

What does it take to mold the future? Bill and Melinda Gates believe teenagers hold more than just the key.



Steve Grand Launches Music Video Celebrating Queer-Gender Kids

“We Are the Night” celebrates transgender and other ostracized youth with dance and celebration.

The Restaurant of Life

Life doesn’t always turn out like you expect.

Let’s Talk About Ageism

When we allow ageist misconceptions and stereotypes to set the tone of cross-generational communication, we give prejudice a microphone.

Your Life is Over Now, Apparently

Stephen Graham was triggered into thought-provoking action when a friend declared her life “over” at 28.

Tasers Equal Torture

“Tasers are the cattle prods of capitalism, they are going to be used to prod us along and get rid of us.”

The Stigma of Having Done Porn

Calum McSwiggan did porn when he was younger. He regrets it, and can’t seem to move beyond the stigma. He discusses.

See the World through Their Eyes: A Message of Strength

Would you listen to the tiniest of voices if it meant eliminating labels in the world? One organization is on a mission to do just that.