Acclaimed journalist, television host, and author Lisa Ling joins Zainab to talk about the timely and personal significance of her latest show, Take Out, fighting back against bigotry and bias by teaching empathy and diverse history to the next generation, and what a recent psychedelic experience... See more...
Acclaimed journalist, television host, and author Lisa Ling joins Zainab to talk about the timely and personal significance of her latest show, Take Out, fighting back against bigotry and bias by teaching empathy and diverse history to the next generation, and what a recent psychedelic experience taught Lisa about an important and complicated relationship.
A far-ranging examination of how the effects of addiction and trauma in the family can reverberate for generations. Trauma and addictive disorders are often a result of psychological injuries experienced as a child.
Life’s work is to wake up, to let the things that enter into the circle wake you up rather than put you to sleep. The only way to do this is to open, be curious, and develop some sense of sympathy for everything that comes along, to get to know its nature and let it teach you what it will.
African Americans volunteered in large numbers for the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. For some, the color line among troops blurred quickly in battle, but many still faced discrimination when they returned home.
As a member of the United States Coast Guard, John Fiorentine was charged with defending our country from those would seek to do us harm. However during his tenure, John says that he was unable to be his true self and live as a gay man. Only while stationed outside the U.S.
Janessa Goldbeck was an out, gay woman when she joined the Marines—but the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy was still in place, forcing her to hide her true self from others. After its official repeal, Goldbeck was able to educate others about LGBTQ issues.
We have inherited a world full of humans who have been healed and hurt by other humans. There was a time, in an age before this one, when ignorance was forgivable. But that time has passed. Now is not the time for the enlightened to sneer at the brutes. Sneering hurts people.
As part of a class assignment in seventh grade, Arwyn Halloran was asked to write an autobiography. Though initially unsure of whether to include her sexual orientation in the narrative, she ultimately decided that including that detail would be helpful to her class—and to her.