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Oprah Talks Trauma

Oprah Talks Trauma

“Oprah says…” You may eagerly await what comes next, or you may immediately tune out. Even if you fall in the latter group, this time I urge you to pay attention. Oprah has co-authored, with neuroscientist and child psychiatrist Bruce D. Perry, a book currently on the...
Taking It to the Streets: A Safety Guide

Taking It to the Streets: A Safety Guide

The COVID-19 pandemic may or may not be winding down in the U.S., depending on how many people continue to resist vaccination and the evolutions of the virus. But other recent challenges, such as the need to end police violence and brutality, the defense of voting...
Yours But Not Yours: Intergenerational Trauma

Yours But Not Yours: Intergenerational Trauma

As if being transgender or non-binary didn’t generate enough trauma on its own, we might be trying to cope with traumas that didn’t start with us. In the past few years, The 1619 Project, Tulsa Race Riot, and Black Lives Matter itself have all raised the public’s...