Category: Equality

The Unexpected Consequence of #MeToo

I’m going to go way out of the comfort zone here for most people. We are living in a world that seems to WANT to believe every slight is discrimination, every touch an inappropriate act, and every compliment has a hidden double meaning. I fully support the original intent...

Blessed and Highly Favored

There is no better way to understand ourselves than to immerse ourselves in other cultures. I have that opportunity annually as a chaperone for my husband’s High School Model United Nations group when we take them to New York City every March. This year, our 52 students joined over...

Human Rights

I am writing my blog this week from New York City, where I am one of five adults acting as chaperons for 37 youth from Carlisle High School. We are here at the New York Hilton and United Nations for the National High School Model United Nations conference. Just...

The Prism of Your Soul

Human beings are multi-faceted creatures. To make situations easier we frequently place each other into convenient categories. All too often these labels fall far short of describing who we are as individuals.   Psychologist Dr. Dan Gottlieb reported working with a young woman who told him: “I feel like...

Equal or Special?

This article is bound to piss off someone, so you can be sure to love it or hate it! Read on… There is a familiar theme with any minority group that feels they are experiencing discrimination. It can be lesbians, transgender, blacks, gays, seniors – it can be any...