* To This Day ... for the bullied and beautiful

"To This Day," his spoken-word poem about bullying, captivated millions as a viral video. Here, he gives a glorious, live reprise with backstory and violin accompaniment by Hannah Epperson.

* To This Day ... for the bullied and beautiful

"To This Day," his spoken-word poem about bullying, captivated millions as a viral video. Here, he gives a glorious, live reprise with backstory and violin accompaniment by Hannah Epperson.

Roxane Gay, who began using the label 'bad feminist' as a tongue-in-cheek gesture, thought about it more seriously when critiquing the #WomenAgainstFeminism furore and the growing numbers of women disavowing 'modern feminism'.

Roxane Gay, who began using the label 'bad feminist' as a tongue-in-cheek gesture, thought about it more seriously when critiquing the furore and the growing numbers of women disavowing 'modern feminism'.

I still believe in feminism. Reading many of the #womenagainstfeminism items makes me think the word has become misunderstood. Rather saddening and maddening actually :(

Women who hate on feminists hurt all women - The Washington Post

The UN Secretary-General’s “UNiTE to End Violence against Women" campaign, managed by UN Women, has proclaimed every 25th of the month as “Orange Day” – a day to take action to raise awareness and prevent violence against women and girls. See more @ http://www.unwomen.org & #orangeurworld

Take action Say NO UNiTE

United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign “UNiTE to End Violence against Women” Take action Say NO UNiTE

Sleepbus: The First Bus of Many by Simon Rowe - GoFundMe

Each Sleepbus will feature 22 individual sleep pods, two toilets, 22 lockers for personal items, under-bus storage and eight pet kennels

Well done @bradchilcott, for calling BS when people prefer to label issues "politics" than actually think & do something about them. Just as Carol Hanisch said, "the personal is political".

I donated a kidney to my son. Don't tell me not to make it 'political'

If I made the Christmas period unpleasantly ‘political’ for some people, it’s because the public health system has kept my son alive for eight years. And that system exists because people cared enough to make politics personal

Seven Misconceptions about Parkinson's Disease (PD)

Seven Misconceptions about Living with Parkinson's Disease

This Parkinson’s Awareness Month, help debunk many of the misconceptions about Parkinson's disease.

Epic Fail News Limited & The Australian. Words are power - to essentially call Colleen McCullough (b. 1/6/1937 - d. 29/1/2015) fat and ugly in her obituary is a disgrace :(

Epic Fail News Limited & The Australian. Words are power - to essentially call Colleen McCullough (b. fat and ugly in her obituary is a disgrace :(

Growing Old: The unbearable lightness of ageing | Jane Caro | TEDxSouthBank

Ageing is a gift, according to Jane Caro. In this funny, insightful and at times challenging TEDx talk she encourages us all to embrace ageing. Jane Caro has.

Threats to the Great Barrier Reef.

Latest findings about the faces of the Great Barrier Reef - CSIROscope

Recessional By Rudyard Kipling (excerpt) Lest we forget—lest we forget! For heathen heart that puts her trust    In reeking tube and iron shard, All valiant dust that builds on dust, And guarding, calls not Thee to guard,    For frantic boast and foolish word— Thy mercy on Thy People, Lord!

Shop Field of Poppies Against Grey Sky Postcard created by taiche.

True or False: People identified as having acquired brain injuries (ABI) & disabilities are statistically more likely to experience domestic violence. In remembrance of the victims: Kim, Phoebe, Mia, Fletcher and the murder/suicide perpetrator: husband and father, Geoff Hunt.

Disability and murder: victim blaming at its very worst

No objective measurement — or biomarker — currently exists to diagnose Parkinson’s disease (PD). I look forward to when this happens - yay science!

Researchers Looking to Improve Diagnosis of Parkinson’s

MJFF-funded researchers collect data in hopes of determining a convenient and accurate test to diagnose Parkinson's.

Great article on "The Romanticisation of the Tortured Artist" - I am sick of this tired trope. Liked reading that genius was once considered demonic too :)

The nominations are in for The Grammys, returning to L.’s Staples Center on Feb. 2016 with Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd lead nominees. Here is your full list!

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